Capstone Event of the UNDEF Project

Celebrating the Achievements of Women Leaders in Villages Women sanitation champions with delegates from the international colloquium Amrita’s UNESCO Chair in Women's Empowerment & Gender Equality hosted The Capstone event for the Women’s Empowerment: Community Sanitation through Democratic Participation project, under the UN Democracy Fund. The event spanned from December 14-19, 2018, at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, Kerala. It coincided with Amrita’s UNESC...
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Case Study: The Second Foundation Makerspace and Maker Education in Schools

Cultivating the Maker Mindset Imparting Skills that Forge Young Tinkerers The recent thrust to impart21st century skills in schools has created a paradigm shift in education in many countries. This suggests a shift in the notion of literacy to include various frameworks of thinking skills that aim to develop higher-order cognition in children. As of 2017, the 2nd Foundation workshops have been conducted for over 2800 students in 43 schools in the south Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Kerala...
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