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Gamifying Pedagogy | Unusual Suspects

In this episode, Prerna Jhunjhunwala, founder at Creative Galileo - a new-age edtech start-up that runs learning apps Little Singham and Toondemy - dives deep into how gamification of pedagogy and story telling techniques adapting class exercises involving mythological, historical characters and comic characters can create personalized integrated learning experiences for young minds. Tune in for more

May 05, 2023 / 11:55 AM IST

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India’s primary education challenge is simple, yet daunting. How does one ensure that schooling results in learning? At 97 per cent, India’s enrollment rate in primary education (Grades 1-5) is comparable to that of developed countries. While this is a commendable achievement in itself, available data on basic skill levels show some worrying trends.

An estimated number of five crore students have not attained foundational literacy and numeracy (FLN), the ability to read and comprehend basic text and the ability to carry out basic addition and subtraction. How do you make sure that children acquire these skills by spending time in schools? Having broadly achieved the goal of universal enrollment at the primary level, focus now needs to decisively shift towards turning schooling into an outcome-based learning process, rather than a purely attendance-driven activity.

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first published: May 5, 2023 11:54 am