Education for social change

Sanjeet Prakash Rao runs Sandeepan School for students from economically weaker sections at Khambadakone in Udupi district, Karnataka

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Sanjeet Prakash Rao, President Sandeepan school, a start-up founder of O2U2 Systems and former Vice President at Oracle, joined the MA Education programme in 2017 seeking a grounding to run Sandeepan School started by his father. The school has 1700 students and provides education in English medium from Kindergarten up to Standard 10 at Khambadakone in Udupi district, Karnataka. 

Here, Sanjeet is in conversation with Saswati Paik, Faculty, School of Education, Azim Premji University. He speaks about how his learning at Azim Premji University added to his knowledge of technology, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic where he was able to make technology work in the larger context of a big school like Sandeepan.