Asha’s annual teacher training programme, RightStart was held from May 24th to 28th. This included training in English and Maths. All teachers from Asha suppoted projects and some teachers from other partner organisations attended this 5 day event at IIT Madras.
ASHA Chennai has organized a residential training programme for ASHA teachers from rural areas from May 24 -28, 2017 inclusive at IIT campus Vanavani School. There will be training in English language skills and Maths. Teachers from various Asha Chennai associated projects are invited to attend. This year about 60 teachers will be attending RightStart 2017.
As part of Project Sugadharam, a toilet complex was built for girls at the PUP School Thandalam. This was inaugurated by Hyundai Glovis’ MD, Joo Min on 5th April 2017.
Hyundai Steel approached Asha Chennai to work with the schools near their facility at Sengadu. Asha Chennai studied the area and submitted a proposal. This was approved and Hyundai Steel has decided to fund the project. This will be administered as part of Project Sangamam-Thiruvallur.
All the 4th and 5th standard children from the 11 schools in the Poondi block supported by Project Sangamam were taken for an excursion to Dakshina Chitra and Mahabalipuram in two batched on the 18th of March and 1st April. This was sponsored by Hyundai Glovis.
Asha India conference was held at Tamulpur, Assam on March 25th and 26th. Rajaram from Asha Chennai attended the conference.
Written assessments in English and Maths were conducted at all the Asha Chennai supported schools from Feb 14th to March 10th. It was conducted in 55 schools covering over 3300 children. The papers have been graded and reports generated for all the schools (and dynamically viewable from our server). Click here to see all the photos in our Assessment photo …
Asha’s Support-A-Child(SAC) project provides scholarship to 130-140 students every year, covering students from class 1 to degree courses (B.A, B.Sc, B.B.A, B.C.A, etc). During our interaction at the time of disbursements, we often came across students and their parents expressing their inability to choose a course or a college and wanted some guidance. Most of the students are not aware …
Gandhigram a poor tribal village where we support the government school was affected by the cyclone Vardha. Hyundai Glovis raised materials from their staff and company to aid these villagers.
Teacher training was held for three days from 28th to 30th December for teachers from all Asha Chennai projects.
Hyundai Glovis donated 10 used computers to Asha Chennai.These were donated to be given to the schools that we support through the Sangamam Kanini and other projects.
With support from Hyundai Glovis Asha Chennai has launched Project Sugadharam to build and repair toilets at the schools we support in Thiruvallur District.
Oral Assessments were conducted at all Project Sangamam and Project Pearl Schools in November 2016. The data from these assessments have also been analysed.
Blackboards at the Project Sangamam schools were repainted in Oct 2016. The blackboards need to repainted once or twice a year for them to be effective. At all out government school supporting project we take up this activity.
15th Sept 2016: Project Deepam that supports a computer centre at Besant Theosophical Higher Secondary School celebrated it first anniversary on 15th Sept 2016. This was also covered in the Adyar Talk.
12th Aug 2016: Materials were distributed to all the 14 rural schools supported as part of Project Sangamam. Of these Hyundai Glovis supports 8 of the schools. This was also covered in the 23rd Aug issue of The Hindu.
20th July 2016: Hyundai Glovis organised a function for signing the MOU for the continuation of their support to the Glovis Project Sangamam for the third year.
27-31 May 2016: Asha Chennai organised its annual RightStart teacher training program from May 27th to May 31st at the IIT Madras campus. About 45 teachers from various Asha Chennai projects and partner organisations participated in the training program.
19 Apr 2016: On the 19th of April 2016, Lakshmi Suryanarayanan passed away . We at Asha Chennai and more broadly Asha for Education lost a pillar of our organization.
Mar/Apr 2016: Excursion was organised for the 4th and 5th standard children from all the 8 schools supported by Hyundai Glovis. Children went in 2 batches on March 19th and April 2nd.
Mar/Apr 2016: Annual day functions were held in March and April at most of the Sangamam schools. Volunteers of Asha Chennai attended most of these functions. Asha sponsored the prizes at these functions as well as snacks for the students.
Asha Chennai conducted oral and written assessments at all supported projects from Jan 28th onwards.
2nd Mar 2016: Science day was celebrated in Ramajeri school and we also organised a Chemistry lecture at the school during the month of March. Further bureaus were also distributed to three schools.
6th Feb 2016: The PUPS Seeyapoondi school which we support as part of NFTC Seeyapoondi project celebrated annual day function for the first time in over a decade thanks to support from Asha.
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