Author name: Ekyanava

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Importance of creating a culture of social entrepreneurship at an early age

In a world where change is the only constant, the key to preparing our youth lies in an education that does more than impart knowledge. It’s about fostering a mindset that embraces social entrepreneurship, blending enterprise skills with a sense of societal responsibility. This is not just education for employment; it’s education for transformation, where […]

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Debunking Purpose-based Learning in India

In the ever-changing landscape of Indian education, a paradigm shift is underway. From traditional rote-learning methods, we are now transitioning towards purpose-based learning, a critical solution addressing the challenges of the 21st century. This approach, which emphasises practicality by prioritising the application of learning in real-world situations, is not just about altering teaching methods but

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 Unlocking India’s 10trillion-dollar Potential: The Role of Purpose-Based Education in Fostering Innovation and Specialized Talents

India’s journey toward becoming a 10 trillion-dollar economy hinges on the transformative power of education. Traditional classrooms encourage rote learning and proficiency in competitive exams with the intention of preparing students for existing job roles. But with rapid advancements in AI and an increased reliance on digital connectivity—as starkly highlighted during the Covid-19 pandemic—the need

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A Symphony of Colours: Reflecting on the ‘Colourful Connects’ Workshop at Ekya Nava

A palette of creativity, innovation, and shared experiences unfolded at the Museum of Art and Photography (MAP) this weekend, as Ekya Nava, India’s first K-12 School of Innovation, Creativity, and Design, hosted the much-anticipated ‘Colourful Connects’ workshop. The event, aimed at children aged 3-8 and their parents, promised a day of imaginative exploration and delivered

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The Role of Purpose-Based Learning in Classroom Inclusivity

In all classrooms, creating a positive vibe where everyone truly feels like they belong is super important. That feeling of being part of the group, where every person feels valued and included is the dream for every student. Now, layering engaging lessons that directly connect to the real world atop purpose-based learning, the secret sauce

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Simple Ways For Parents To Teach Kids Design Thinking

Ever feel like everyone’s talking about new ways of teaching your children, but nobody tells you how to do it? It feels like no one is teaching us how to dive into the pool from where we all stand at the edge. So, that is where design thinking comes into play.  ‘Design Thinking’ is a

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How Does Design Thinking Benefit Children?

How Does Design Thinking Benefit Children? In a world where fish can fly and elephants can dance, a traditional classroom can often feel like a stage without any performers. We’ve long struggled as educators, parents, and thinkers with the question of how to best prepare our kids for a future that seems to be changing

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‘Out of the Box’ Workshop: A Journey into the Wonders of Science at Ekya Nava

On 10th February 2024, Ekya Nava campus transformed into a buzzing hive of curiosity and excitement, as the school in collaboration with the renowned education technology firm Think Tac, hosted the innovative workshop ‘Out of the Box’. Aimed at children aged 4-10, the event offered a hands-on exploration of the scientific concepts of friction and

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