Learning Curve: Mental and emotional well-being as aspects of learning

Shivani Taneja and Savita Sohit from Muskaan, Bhopal will examine the role of mental and emotional well-being in the education space.

Learning Curve Webinar 07 June 2023 SM

Discussions on the quality of education usually only touch upon pedagogy and academic content. But when children from diverse backgrounds come to school, it leads us to consider other features of a child’s personality.

The discussion will be in Hindi.

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About the Speakers

Shivani Taneja, the founder of Muskaan, Bhopal, works with children from denotified tribes. She sees a child’s empowerment through mental and emotional well-being as a core component of the education journey. This reflects in her concerns and work priorities, such as the building of children’s collective agency, mental health amidst difficult childhoods and social justice. 

She may be contacted at shivani@​muskaan.​org

Savita Sohit has been working in Muskaan for the past 15 years. She enjoys working and learning with children in primary classrooms and has adopted a multilingual pedagogy in her teaching methods. She also works with youth and adults in the communities, supporting them in their struggles for dignity and social justice. 

She may be contacted at savita.​sohit@​rediffmail.​com

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