“A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.” ~Diane Mariechild
Q’s to think about…. How can a teacher nurture & fulfil the aspirations of adolescent girls? How can we ensure enabling environment for optimum development of adolescent girls? How can we tap the potential of adolescent girls to empower them? How can we address the issues like safety & security for adolescent girls?
SHIFTING THE FOCUS FROM IQ TO THE FOUR QUADRANTS EMOTIONAL QUOTIENT SOCIAL QUOTIENT CULTURAL QUOTIENT TECHNOLOGICAL QUOTIENT
How can we address the issues like safety & security for adolescent girls? Women’s Safety Audits Gender Responsive Budgeting Delineating Interventions
Educational Interventions Curricular Include Adolescent & Gender Education Adolescent education infused with all school subjects Eradication of gender bias in textbooks. Methods of teaching like case based teaching and experiential learning Co -curricular Sports Activity NSS/NCC Creating Social Networks Martial arts Mandatory After school activities LENS series Cultural Kaleidoscope Entrepreneurship and business training (Create Age-Appropriate Financial Services) Financial Literacy Programs (through Schools and Colleges and NGO) More importance to co-scholastic than scholastic experiences
ENABLING ENVIRONMENT Infusing gender education with all the school subjects Preventive Health Care Programmes Collaboration with stakeholders Case based and Experiential Learning (Lessons in the Dark) Adolescent/Gender Education
Best Practices in Maharashtra School Adolescent Life Skills Education Programme (SALSEP) Initiative
THE 3 PRONGED MODEL FOR YOUTH OF TOMORROW Empowerment Program (STRATEGIES)