Empowering Girls Everywhere!

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130 million girls between the age of 6 and 17 are out of school and 15 million girls of primary-school age…. will never enter a classroom. – UNESCO 2016. A multitude of reasons restrict girls from accessing education. Many at times it costs too much for families to send their girls to school, this is especially […]

Student Connect with ‘KalamSAT’

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On the 26th of September 2018, Muktangan students received an exclusive invitation to the launch event for a book titled; From Gulab Jamun to the Stars. The book, a descriptive essay and an ‘unofficial public outreach project’ documented the journey of the the world’s smallest and lightest satellite, KalamSAT, from a humble dining room table in […]

Developing Future Educators

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With all its seven schools now having completed grade 10, the Muktangan model has proved, that a successful integration of teacher and school education, based in an active – constructive philosophy is not just possible but can thrive within mainstream schooling. The model’s success over the years, primarily based on action research, has led to […]

From the Classroom to the Kuiper Belt

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The New Horizons spacecraft was launched on 19th January 2018 as part of the National Aeronautical and Space Administration‘s (NASA), New Frontiers programme; A series of space exploration programmes aimed at studying bodies in our Solar System. Under the direction of S. Alan Stern the New Horizons Mission was undertaken with a single, primary purpose; […]

Commemorating another Successful Academic Year!

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An Annual Celebration is an integral component of the school year, where students and teachers are given the opportunity to showcase their curricular and co-curricular achievements. At Muktangan however, Annual Celebrations have a deeper connotation and are a salute to the various aspects of the entire programme. Community Engagement Since its inception, the local community […]

Bringing Writing to Life

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Class Act, a 26 year old innovative education project, initiated to develop young talent in theatre writing. The projects origins lie with the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh; a non-profit institution, originally formed in 1963 by a group of passionate theatre enthusiasts and has, since its inception, acted as the launching board for the careers of the […]

Engaging Mathematics

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Muktangan’s Head of Department for Mathematics, Ms. Namita Tewari was recently invited to speak at two major advocacy forums… The Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS); a research based organization focused on studying the formulation of public policy and its grassroot implementation. The non-profit’s area of expertise covers analysis of budgets, governance and accountability […]

Celebrating 15 Years for Redefining Education

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From the First Batch of Muktangan Alumni; Bhuneshwar Gupta & Pooja Chaurasia make us proud by recently completing the Chartered Accountancy (CA) Integrated Professional Competency Course (IPCC) – Grade 1 examination. On the 21st of March 2018, Muktangan as an initiative, celebrated 15 years of bringing quality education to the underserved communities of G-South Mumbai. The […]

Learning at Muktangan!

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Muktangan Project Day Originally commenced as an attempt to help the parents of Muktangan understand how their children are learning at school. Muktangan’s Project Day has since become an annual event anticipated by students, teachers and parents alike. Muktangan’s unique pedagogy focuses on allowing students to construct their own understanding of a subject through activity. […]