Educational Pilot

This covers multiple districts in the Kashmir region of the state of Jammu and Kashmir in India.

Department of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) Pilot - Phase I.

CHINAR started pilot phase (Phase-I) of a five year program "Improve quality of education and mainstreaming of vulnerable children in J&K state" in partnership with Department of School Education, Kashmir (DSEK) with assessment and base lining of two adopted schools in Srinagar district and one school in Budgam district in June' 2014. The pilot phase will cover total of 6 schools in district Srinagar, Budgam, Shopian, Kulgam and Anantnag and will last for one year.

After the base lining of schools, a plan with clear measurable goals and a timeline will be drafted for each school the implementation of which will start immediately.An evaluation of the pilot program will be conducted at the end of 2014 to see if the project is on track and if any course correction is required to ensure the success of the pilot.

Phase -II will start after the pilot is declared a success. More schools from five districts will be added to the program in this Phase-II. Phase III is targeted to start after 2 years of Phase II and will include more schools with increase in the number of districts.

A five day residential training program for teachers of adopted schools was organized by CHINAR International, in January 2015. The main of the training program was to overcome loopholes in teaching methodology and learn exemplary teaching methods. Teachers were introduced to many new play-way, modern, and child centric methods of teaching.

Phase 1 of the five year program kick-started from May, 2015 with base-lining of 5 schools in five districts to gauge the competency level of students based on which an integrated plan for each school will be drafted to enhance the quality of education in the adopted schools.

Total No. of Children No. of schools adopted (district wise) Srinagar Budgam Anantnag Shopian Kulgam
647 2 1 1 1 1