Saksham Haryana

The Touch of Technology

With technology seeping into every aspect of our life, it is difficult to keep children away from it. The challenge is to best utilize it in making lives better. Technology is not a luxury anymore, but a necessity that can help students in enhancing their learning experiences. However, the public schools in the villages of Haryana were not digitally driven, resulting in students scoring lower than the national average and reduced interest in learning. They needed a push, an upgrade, which came to them in the disguise of Raman Kant Munjal Foundation, with support from Hero MotoCorp CSR. 

We launched Saksham Haryana technology pilots intended to improve learning experiences through technology solutions such as smart classes, tablets, and more. Our attempts completely transformed the way children were taught and brought these schools on par with their urban counterparts. 

Breaking Away from the Obsolete

Saksham Haryana has four key objectives:

  1. Improve the learning journey for elementary school students
  2. Focus on Teaching English & enhance their Communication Skills
  3. Introduce a Competitive exam environment for Secondary School Students
  4. Provide career counseling to help students explore their options

Improve the learning journey for elementary school students

Focus on Teaching English & Enhance their Communication Skills

Introduce a Competitive exam environment for Secondary School Students

Provide career counseling to help students explore their options

How We Do It / Technology that Enhanced Learning Experiences

These projects were implemented by Raman Kant Munjal Foundation with the hope that this model can be replicated for other public schools not only in Haryana but across the country. These technological pilots were established on two pillars—smart classes and tab labs.

Smart Class 

These technological pilots were established on two pillars—smart classes and tab labs. The concept of the smart class was based on having a dedicated room with a massive LED screen, speakers and an inverter. These screens enabled interactive learning sessions for children, while assisted by a teacher. The obsolete method of teaching in a classroom was enhanced with this digital experience.

Tab Labs 

It is a universal fact that children enjoy watching videos on tablets. However, Raman Kant Munjal Foundation turned it into an opportunity to engage children in interactive educational content by providing 30 tablets and headphones. Just like a science lab, there was a dedicated room for this learning experience too. This helped in making learning a fun event for the students. Teachers were trained to use tablets so that they could monitor and track the academic performance of their students.

Impact / Highlights

  • 20 Government Schools Transformed
  • 5,000+ Students are learning English and Mathematics on apps.
  • 3000+ students are learning Karadi Path English in Smart Classes.
  • 4000+ students of classes 11 and 12 are provided on choosing career paths.
  • 2000+ students are preparing online for various competitive examinations for banks, railways, etc.

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