A private group called Muktangan has been pioneering a unique but effective teacher education curriculum for 500 teachers across seven Mumbai public schools since 2003. These teachers, many of whom are women, are incorporating more hands-on activities for young students, whose attendance and performance have increased as a result.
“They’ve designed a phenomenal teacher education curriculum,” said Deval Sanghavi, co-founder of Dasra, the foundation. “Muktangan cares about the quality of education, and they’ve enabled women in the community to assume leadership positions where previously they had none.”
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