Sunday, February 25, 2024

With Principal’s ‘Blackboard Mannequin’, Village Youngsters Educate The Aged


College principal Dr Sapan Patralekh from Jharkhand has developed a novel technique to train not solely kids, but in addition their dad and mom and grandparents. Watch this video to see how he’s serving to folks throughout ages entry schooling once more.

When the primary lockdown was introduced in March 2020, academic establishments throughout the nation shut down. Whereas kids with entry to telephones and the web may proceed studying by way of on-line lessons, the case was a stark distinction in lots of villages.

One such village was Dumarthar, in Dumka, Jharkhand. 

The truth that kids of this village didn’t have entry to schooling because of the lockdown gave sleepless nights to Dr Sapan Patralekh, a trainer and principal on the Dumarthar Utkramit Madhya Vidyalaya (upgraded center college).

To assist these kids, he arrange blackboards outdoors each home in Dumarthar. 

“I used to be very nervous, because it had taken numerous effort to get these kids to highschool. I used to be scared that these kids would drop out, get married, or worse, go to work. That’s after we arrange blackboards on the skin of the mud homes. We have been in a position to proceed every youngster’s schooling from 2020 to 2022,” says Sapan. 

After faculties reopened in February 2022, the blackboards have been not getting used. So Sapan started considering of the way to make use of them till he had his ‘aha! second’. Throughout a survey within the village, he discovered that a lot of the elders have been illiterate. 

He then requested the kids to coach their elders, be it, dad and mom or grandparents, utilizing these blackboards. 

“My goal is to make dad and mom realise the significance of schooling in order that they too drop their kids off proudly,” says Sapan, who has gained many accolades for his initiative. 

Watch how Sapan helps Dumarthar entry schooling, age no bar: 

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