Alwar: The Ritesh Rawal Foundation – working towards the transformation of education across all the strata’s of the society has taken the Learning by Doing movement to Rajasthan after a successful campaign in Haryana where approx. 1000 students and their teachers were benefited by the movement.
The Rajasthan chapter started from a program held at Government Girls High School in Alwar district. The Program was chaired by Mr. Ritesh Rawal, Founder – Ritesh Rawal Foundation in the presence of Ad. Ramesh Chaudhary, District Elementary Education Officer, District Alwar and the principals of the schools. All the students and teachers attended the program and the students received “Learning by Doing Starter Kit”. The schools were also handed over innovative tools in the form of sports, music, and art & craft kits.
According to Mr. Ritesh Rawal, Founder, Ritesh Rawal Foundation, “Learning by doing movement believes in doing the things rather than only listening. The organization aims to implement its ideas by collaborating with local government bodies and later on influencing at the policy level with an objective to achieve standardization.”
The Learning By Doing movement is a nationwide campaign, which aims to create impact in the lives of over 10,000 students in a phased manner. The foundation will be going to states like Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, MadhyaPradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand in the first leg of the movement before venturing far east and deep south of the country. The Rajasthan chapter will see participation from over 1000 students and their teachers, where children will learn and teachers will also learn new teaching methods.
According to Ad. Ramesh Chaudhary, District Elementary Education Officer, District Alwar, “This is something very useful for the kids as it breaks their daily routine in a fun yet educative way. We are really glad that we were able to be a part of this movement and wish them success for their future endeavours.”