#GlobalDream by DEVI Sansthan is a worldwide #disruptiveliteracy movement for #FLN at scale enabled by transformative #ALfA pedagogy in multiple languages that accelerates learning for all

Vision and Goals of SNS

Vision and Goals of Sampoorn Nai Shiksha

Individual Transformation for Good

Goals of SNS

  • To help the child to know and understand what is good and lends to human nobility and what does not (a minimum is understanding of social laws of behavior: just like red light, green light in traffic systems)
  • To ensure understanding as to why we should know what is good and bad.
  • To develop responsible children who have the ability to distinguish between right from wrong
  • To allow the child to become a harmonious human being (acquisition of inner and outer perfection)
  • To create lifelong learners

Motivation

  • Develop an awareness of self (in the physical and intellectual sense)
  • Develop an awareness of ones inner abilities (in the child’s spiritual reality)
  • Develop an awareness of our place in the world (human education)
  • Develop self-realization of action and consequences (wisdom to distinguish between right and wrong)
  • Create true servants of mankind (to be able to see all work as service to humanity)
  • Reflection (ability to reflect and to modify one’s behavior)

Why be good?

  • Awareness of the purpose of life
  • To understand the physical world as a reflection of the spiritual world
  • Appreciation and acceptance of beauty/creation
  • To appreciate the joy of being

 

Syllabus and curriculum

Capabilites and Outcomes - Habits of the mind, heart, body and spirit

SNS curriculum is based on the development of "skills" such as to artistically express oneself, to consult, to be able to interpret and understand divergent views, ability to mentor and coach others, to work in teams effectively, to express one’s ideas clearly and eloquently, to be able to solve problems when they arise, to be able to mediate, to be culturally sensitive, to be able to work with peers, to be able to stand up to one’s principles against odds and peer pressure, to be able to make wise and moral choices, to have self-discipline, to be able to conceptualize and take concepts to reality, realizing ones potential in all aspects, self-actualization, to be able to create peace, to be able to work in a spirit of service to the workplace, seeing the end in the beginning and abilities of the mind and heart to take a task from concept to reality, perseverance, community and the world, to do community service, to be an effective member of a family, community and the world, and the like.

These and other skills necessary for education today can be summarized in the 10 Fundamental Capabilities 1. to 10. as outlined here. The outcomes from the acquisition of these capabilities is written in Capitals under each of the fundamental capabilities.

Ability to think critically and to make right decisions
PIONEERS OF WISDOM
Love for the environment and nature
AGENTS OF BEAUTY
Problem solving skills
SEEKERS OF TRUTH
Exemplary living
EXEMPLARS OF MANKIND
Love for other human beings and respect for diversity
UNIFIERS OF MANKIND
Ability to work with others
MESSENGERS OF PEACE AND HARMONY
To serve others
PROACTIVE AGENTS OF CHANGE
Responsible citizenship
WORLD CITIZENS
Ability to take concepts to reality
ADVANCERS OF CIVILIZATION
High moral character
SPIRITUAL WARRIORS AND EMBODIMENTS OF VIRTUE

 

To Create Lifelong Learners

  • To become responsible for own learning
  • To pursue learning with joy
  • To teach how to learn
  • Practical applications
  • To encourage creativity
  • To ensure optimum utilization of human potential Vision

 

Ever-advancing transformation for a better future

Goals

  • To establish peace and unity
  • Removal of prejudices
  • Equality of men and women
  • Promotion of sciences and the arts
  • An understanding of the world around us

Goal: Equality of men and women

  • Equal opportunity/rights
  • Equal responsibilities
  • Equal economical status
  • Acknowledge/appreciate differences between men and women

Goal: To establish peace and unity

  • To establish respect or other religions
  • To accept that others have different beliefs
  • Respect for secularism
  • Understanding of cultural differences
  • Appreciation of unity in diversity
  • Create true servants of God

Goal: Promotion of sciences and the arts

  • Understanding of the harmony of religion and science
  • Importance of science in our life
  • To use science for the betterment of our civilization
  • To create aesthetic sense in individuals
  • Encourage joy in the creative process
  • Appreciation of all forms of art
  • To depict knowledge through the arts
  • Encourage creative expression

 

Developing Global Understanding

  • Respect for everyone and everything
  • Learning to trust
  • Understanding of duty to self and society
  • Appreciate the rights of others
  • To establish empathy for humankind and all created things
Goal: An understanding of the world around us
  • To realize our common origins
  • To develop curiosity
  • To develop and understand the importance of maintaining a sustainable environment
  • Why the concept of world citizenship is important...
  • There is a need for an effective paradigm which is responsive to changing needs of ‘society’
  • There is an emerging process of globalisation
  • Interdependence of existence
  • The benefit to humanity and its happiness
  • Fragmentation = conflict
  • Resources

How to Develope Global Understanding

  • Participation in religious rites
  • Understanding of religious festivals and holy days
  • Involvement in role-playing and drama
  • Participate in debates that represent divergent views
  • Visits to places of worship
  • Opportunities to provide feedback to others
  • Interviewing others, especially those who have made significant accomplishment
  • Involvement in sports and games
  • Excursions and field-trips
  • Awareness about the changes taking place in their adolescent body
  • Adequate physical environment (such as classroom furniture) according to body’s needs
  • Teaching of hygiene and sanitation
  • Positive parental behavior
  • Cooperative activities, organization & etiquette
  • Clearly defined and explained ground rules at home and school
  • Controlled / monitored exposure to various media
  • Hospitality
  • Participating in talks, competitions, seminars, workshops, symposiums, elocution, quality control circles
  • Positive role models
  • Exchange programs
  • Arranging visits, picnics, educational excursions, tours
  • Exposure to real life situations and physical situations as per syllabus
  • Creative projects
  • Games and sports activities
  • Sharing experiences with others
  • Doing necessary follow up
  • Developing a self-appraisal and feedback system