Azim Premji State and District Institutes are vibrant, high quality centers located in district towns and state capitals of select Indian states. These institutes play a leading role in an institution led approach to catalyzing social change and offer on ground support in all aspects of education and allied development domains. They are the institutional anchors of education of a district and provide the fulcrum to work in other related domains (such as nutrition, governance etc.) and serve as expertise centers for our schools, affiliated schools and partner activities.
Examples of programs conducted by these institutes include teacher education, education leadership development, assessment reforms, community mobilization and technology deployment.
These State and District level institutes are currently operational at Chhattisgarh (Raipur, Dhamtari), Uttarakhand (Dehradun, Uttarkashi, Uddhamsinghnagar), Karnataka (Bangalore, Yadgir), Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan (Jaipur, Sirohi, Tonk), Puducherry, Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal) and Bihar (Patna).
The Azim Premji State and District Institutes aspire to facilitate the creation of a progressive educational environment in the states where they operate. The focus of these institutes is therefore to engage with all issues and systems that relate to or have a role to play in ensuring quality education.
Quality education is operationally defined as all such processes and engagements that facilitate such learning as envisaged in the National Curriculum Framework (NCF), 2005 and are in consonance with the core principles contained therein. These include recognition of the innate curiosity of children to know and their natural ability to learn and learning as a process of knowledge construction by the child rather than acquisition.
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