Samagra shiksha Abhyan is Government of India's program to ensure inclusion and equity in School environments. Under this program, Elina in Partnership with Vidyasagar has been conducting a series of knowledge sharing sessions with teachers of Government schools in Virudhunagar, Karur , Thiruvallur and North Chennai districts since last year.
More than 50 teachers from Virudhunagar district benefitted from the sessions held on July 22,23 , 27 and 28 , 2021. About 150 Government school teachers from Karur district have attended the sessions on on Aug 12,13,18 and 19 , 2021. These 2-day workshops have been planned by Elina and Vidyasagar to empower the teachers towards inclusive education and have been conducted online.
The main objectives of these sessions were to share some success stories of inclusion, understand the barriers or challenges and identify one change that each one can make in their environments. Elina was part of the planning as well as implementation of these sessions.