Nalanda Resource Center

Education is the most powerful weapon, which you can use to change the world- Nelson Mandela , Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire - William Butler Yeats,   I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework - Edith Ann, [Lily Tomlin] ,    The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn - Alvin Toffler ,       Nine tenths of education is encouragement - Anatole France ,       All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth - Aristotle ,         Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual - Arthur Koestler ,          The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men - Bill Beattie ,      A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops - Henry B. Adams

Our Programs



The school improvement program, a program of collaboration with government, runs in all thethree states where Nalanda is directly intervening. In the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar the school improvement program is specifically a component of the RTE compliance efforts and isworking in tandem with the learning hub initiative while in Jharkhand this program is beingimplemented directly in two districts - Ranchi and west Singbhum.Currently 288 government and 9 private primary schools are under the fold of the program in three states.Through this intervention more than 35000children have been benefited so far. Through the intervention, Nalandaprovides Hand Holding Support to the schools throughonsite demonstration activities. Direct activities to improve creativity and leadership skills among children are also executed.Another vital aspect of this intervention is improving community role in the school education. SoSMCs are regularly strengthened and regular SMC meetings are held. Today, these SMCs arealso playing a role in better running of the schools and are much better aware of their roles and responsibilities than they used to be earlier.




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