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What happens when a ‘school’ drives to the students? Many children in rural Bengal are deprived of online education, but an initiative has begun to show the way

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a massive toll on education, especially for children from less privileged backgrounds. In this story we take a look at how a school on wheels is attempting to solve the problem in villages in West Bengal. As the Covid-19 pandemic raged, around 1.5 million schools in India were shut, disrupting…

New amendment to Gujarat’s education law violating minority rights? The law has been challenged before the HC

On March 31, the Gujarat State Assembly passed the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (Amendment) Bill, 2021 making the appointment of teaching faculty and principal of minority educational institutions a centralised process. State government records suggest that there are 397 secondary and higher secondary schools run by religious and linguistic minority organisations in Gujarat. Further…

Khoj celebrates Women's Day

CJP Khoj celebrates Women’s Day On March 8th, International Women's Day, Khoj organized an online session

CJP’s secular educational programme Khoj recently celebrated International Women’s Day, in an online session, with a group of young children from Bombay’s BMC schools. Khoj has been creating dialogues with young minds for years, through classroom exercises, so that they identify their individual rights and deepen the values enshrined in the Indian constitution. Know more…

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#CJPWednesdays CJP’s Khoj is propagating the ideas of an inclusive society in young minds Our secular educational programme motivates children to explore who they are freely

CJP’s Secular Educational Programme Khoj has been creating dialogues with young minds for years, through classroom exercises, so that they identify their individual rights and deepen the values enshrined in the Indian constitution. Know more about khoj and support us. Visit cjp.org.in Related: An Introduction to KHOJ KHOJ: Self Portrait and Problem Solving KHOJ: Maps…

खोज की प्रथम ऑनलाइन कक्षा का रोमांचक व सुखद अनुभव 20 नवंबर को विश्व बाल दिवस के अवसर पर ऑनलाइन कक्षा लेने का पहला अवसर

खोज प्रकल्प का धर्म निरपेक्ष शैक्षणिक कार्यक्रम जो अब तक अपने एक लम्बे कार्यकाल में सरकारी व गैर सरकारी स्कूलों में प्रत्यक्ष रूप में छात्रों के समक्ष जाकर कार्य करता रहा है, उसको भी इस कोरोना काल में ऑनलाइन कक्षा लेने का पहला अवसर मिला, क्योंकि स्कूल बंद हैं और स्कूलों की पढ़ाई भी ऑनलाइन…

Khoj Celebrates International Human Rights Day CJP's Secular Educational Program keeps the spirit of Constitutional Values alive among students

CJP’s Khoj recently celebrated International Human Rights Day with a bunch of young students from a school in Mumbai. Students came together, enacted plays, sang and danced in harmony reiterating the basic rights of an Indian Citizen. Khoj continues to promote constitutional values among young minds. Support CJP’s Secular Educational Program Khoj.  Know more about…

Khoj Workshop receives overwhelming response from young women CJP's Educational Program for a plural India

CJP’s conducted a two day workshop with a bunch of young bright students studying at Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai. The Workshop talked about Gender, Caste, Democracy, Identity, Violence, Discrimination and the values of constitution and was met with overwhelmingly positive response by the students. Khoj will continue to promote constitutional values among young minds.   Related:…

KHOJ: Ahinsa aur Shaanti Program on Gandhi Jayanti CJP's Educational Program for a Plural India

On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti this year KHOJ organised an event titled “Ahinsa aur Shaanti” at Nadkarni Park School in Wadala for over 50 students from the Marathi, Urdu and Hindi medium schools. These students participated and performed in the event. KHOJ is an Education for a Plural India movement. It is an innovative…

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KHOJ celebrates teacher’s day CJP's Educational Program for a plural India

CJP’s Khoj is a secular educational program that teaches constitutional values to children. This is a Teachers’ Day celebration organised by Khoj in a school in Mumbai. Related: An Introduction to KHOJ KHOJ: Self Portrait and Problem Solving KHOJ: Maps and Personal Histories KHOJ: Rights and Duties

Khoj Discover a New Approach to Education

Khoj: Discover a New Approach to Education A timeline of the Khoj Programme and the False Case against Khoj Founders

This timeline showcases the genesis of the Khoj project and its evolution. Khoj aims to inculcate among young minds a culture of appreciation for diversity and a commitment to secularism and equality. The timeline also shows how Khoj founders have been targeted by a vindictive state using baseless allegations made by a political stooge.  …

KHOJ: Maps and Personal Histories CJP's Educational Program for a Plural India

This is one of KHOJ’s teaching modules. Each child in the class is given one map and the session involves dotting specific locations on the map that are the spots that have impact on the child’s life in and around his/hers home, school family and community life. Find out more in this video.

KHOJ: Self Portrait and Problem Solving CJP's Educational Program for a Plural India

This introductory KHOJ module aims at drawing out the emotional world of a child. Through sketches and words that describe those images and emotions we ask them to draw things they like and dislike. Through which the teacher gleans what situations make the young angry, hurt, lonely, happy or sad. To know more about this…

Khoj Discover a New Approach to Education

An Introduction to KHOJ CJP's Educational Program for a Plural India

KHOJ is an Education for a Plural India movement. It is an innovative educational approach, which has been evolved over 20 years of actual engagement inside classrooms with thousands of school students in the 10-13 year age group (Std. V – Std. VII). KHOJ is based on the premise that the young are as capable of…

Child Rights

Primary education in WB needs reforms: Pratichi Institute Report Amartya Sen-backed institute sheds light on areas of improvement

A recent report from the Pratichi Institute and shiksha alochana outlines the state of primary education in West Bengal, highlighting successes such as the reduced student-teacher ratio, as well as gaps that need to be filled, such as a shortfall in funds. The report, titled ‘Primary Education in West Bengal: The Scope for Change’, emphasises the need…

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