14 June 2023
Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises, today announced the launch of a virtual Teachers’ Summer Fest to be conducted on TheTeacherApp, a new tech-initiative by the Foundation. It’s a 10-day long Fest starting from 21st June, 2023 across India. A range of topics related to the theme of the Summer Fest – ‘Theatre and Storytelling in Education’, will be covered by experts, Dr. JaishreeSethi, a storyteller and teacher trainer based in Delh and Ms. Choiti Ghosh, well-known actor through webinars(conducted in Hinglish), theatre games and panel discussion.
Govt. of India launched NIPUN (National Initiative for Proficiency in Reading with Understanding and Numeracy) Bharat on 5thJuly 2021 under the aegis of the centrally sponsored scheme of SamagraShiksha. The vision of NIPUN Bharat Mission is to create an enabling environment to ensure the universal acquisition of foundational literacy and numeracy (FNL), so that every child achieves the desired learning competencies in reading, writing, and numeracy by the end of Grade 3, by 2026-27.
Bharti Foundation encourages teachers nationwide to seize this opportunity for personal and professional growth. By participating in Teachers’ Summer Fest, educators can engage in stimulating discussions, gain fresh insights, and contribute to a nationwide movement for transformative education. Let’s come together to celebrate and empower our teachers for their invaluable contributions to society.
Ms Mamta Saikia, CEO, Bharti Foundation, expressed her excitement towards the initiative and said, “Bharti Foundation has been relentlessly working towards making quality education available to the underprivileged children, especially girls. With many flagship programs, TheTeacherApp’s Summer Fest is another initiative towards our goal of ensuring quality education by empowering school learners, teachers and educationists. We aim to target 10,000+ teachers across India.”
The Teachers’ Summer Fest will be conducted virtually on TheTeacherApp, making it accessible to a wider audience. A new tab will be created on TheTeacherApp exclusively for Teachers’ Summer Fest followed a calendar/journey of upcoming events: Webinars, Quizzes, Polls, competitions etc.
The webinars will be held by experts who will share their knowledge and insights on various topics related to the theme- Theatre and Storytelling. The webinars will follow an interactive format, with participants having the opportunity to involve and engage in discussions, polls and quizzes. The webinars will be recorded and made available on TAPP.
Quizzes and Happy Polls are to be launch on TAPP for teachers in alignment with the theme of the fest. Rewards and Recognitions in form of certificates and exciting prizes.
By bringing together passionate educators from diverse regions, Teachers’ Summer Fest will create a vibrant community committed towards enhancing quality of education in our country.