India Literacy Project (ILP)
Improve learning outcomes for students in Higher Primary and High Schools by setting up smart classrooms and experiential computer labs, libraries, career guidance program, providing sports kits and delivering health & hygiene sessions.
13 schools in Thagadooru cluster of Nanjangud Taluk, Mysuru District, Karnataka
- Computer labs with 110 systems and accessories have been set up, allowing students to improve their digital literacy. Smart (Digital) classes are being used to give students a visual and hands-on learning experience.
- Science kits have been provided to students of grades 5th to 10th, so that they may learn abstract concepts through experimentation.
- Child friendly libraries have been installed so that students may read books at their own pace.
- Health, menstrual hygiene and life skills sessions have been conducted for students of grades 5th to 10th.
- The teachers have been trained on utilizing the smart classroom and oriented on enabling the usage of computer lab and libraries.
- Assessment of the Child friendly library, ICT & Digital learning of over 500 students has been done, and it has been encouraging to see an average improvement of 65-70% in students' learning, skills and knowledge.
Story of Change
As the SDMC President of GHPS Boys School in Thagaduru, Shrinivas Nayak is incredibly pleased to discuss the MDLS program implemented by ILP with the support of LTIMindtree Foundation. This program has successfully transformed government schools into multi-dimensional learning spaces with various interventions, including child-friendly libraries, ICT, student-centric career guidance, low-cost science kits, Google Earth-based exploratory content for social science, and digital content for Mathematics, Science, and Social Science.
Nayak expresses his gratitude to ILP and LTIMindtree Foundation for their contributions to the education system in government schools and for providing students with equal opportunities. He is delighted to see his students using computers and learning on their own. Nayak wishes ILP and LTIMindtree Foundation the best of luck in their future endeavors to reach out to more rural areas in Nanjangud Taluk.