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Ribbon HOLISTIC EDUCATION
SEEK: Social Emotional & Ecological Knowledge

Rangeet

location_on India
App featuring a playbased, measurable Social Emotional & Ecological Knowledge (SEEK) curriculum designed around the UNSDGs. Supports existing curricula. Created for schools, families & communities to promote the wellbeing & development of children anywhere. Grounded in the science of learning & the understanding that every child learns differently. Develops lifelong learners & global stewardship.
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
Human relationships are at the core of loving & learning. Through song & playful activities, Project Rangeet flexes our social muscles & prepares children to be tomorrow’s carers, thinkers & citizens.

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Overview

HundrED has selected this innovation to

Holistic Education in South & South-East Asia

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Innovation Overview

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Target Group
20 000
Children/Users
3
Countries
2018
Established
For-profit
Organisation
1 080
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Updated on December 20th, 2021
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Why did you create this innovation?

Many government/low fee schools are overburdened & lack resources, teaching by rote, ignoring individual needs/the future/creativity, not teaching vital skills. Inequity exists due to differences in income/gender/race/religion/geography. Research shows play & socioemotional skills bridge such issues. SEL programs must be holistic, scalable, sustainable, adaptable, educationally sound & measurable.

How does your innovation work in practice?

We equip facilitators (teachers/parents/community) with an app to deliver proprietary content adaptable to any language/culture, taught anywhere by anyone. Only facilitators require the app to teach in person/remotely. In app videos address last mile issues. Via a breadth of skills approach every child shines & socio-emotional skills are developed. Activities or full lessons can be taught from Self, Society or Ecology Umbrellas or Pandemic Recovery Activities. Classes are active, experiential, engaging, iterative & play-based. Kids feel included, schools & educators win, society strengthens.
Research basis: https://bit.ly/3vOSLON
Impact: https://bit.ly/3yvzyDY
Theory of Change: https://bit.ly/3usXBQy
Facilitators measure impact, collect participant feedback, are rewarded with tokens for positive action via the app; they’re pedagogically upskilled across subjects, improve their social emotional competencies whilst teaching, achieve greater job satisfaction & are less likely to burnout.

How has it been spreading?

Completed 75x50 minute lessons, teacher resources, Pandemic Recovery Activities
Reached 800 teachers, 18k+ kids
Tested in many settings
Documented framework to close digital divides on the lines of income, race, gender, geography to include the most disconnected communities. Report submitted to WEF Davos Labs 2021 to enable replication globally: https://bit.ly/3e4HcNS
Cited by Brookings Institution as playful learning model: https://bit.ly/3nWsLxd
Featured as UN Best Practice in SDG 4&5: https://bit.ly/3hk77AI
Winner: 2021 Jacobs Foundation/MIT Solve Most Promising Innovation, Equitable Classrooms Challenge: https://bit.ly/3us69YP
Member of Global Happiness Council Working Group, Columbia University
Articles: https://bit.ly/3fClRul

Goals: Implement globally; influence policy & curricula.

If I want to try it, what should I do?

Please visit https://projectrangeet.com/app/ to download a free version of the app which includes a tutorial, free trial and Pandemic Recovery Activities that can be carried out in schools, communities or at home. Hit the sign up button to access all lessons for US$100/year or US$10/month enabling anyone anywhere to teach any number of children. Or contact us at info@projectrangeet.com.

Research

HundrED Academy Review

The idea of an app for facilitators only makes this viable for scale as providing digital technologies for fewer people is easier in low resource or remote settings.

- HundrED Academy Member


Project Randeet is clearly impacting schools, educators & students in a wide context of settings. Students speak of their understandings with passion & the lessons aim for social impact within communities. The app is content rich, real world issues.

- HundrED Academy Member
IMPACT & SCALABILITY
The use of apps to reach educators and students to share their views on diverse topics makes it easily accessible and impactful. The focus on social and emotional areas are important aspects of development that need to be discussed more often.
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Milestones

Achievements & Awards

October 2021
Holistic Education in South & South-East Asia
April 2021
“Promising Innovation Award” Jacobs Foundation / MIT Solve 2021
March 2021
Report submitted (https://bit.ly/3e4HcNS) to WEF's Davos Labs 2021 to solve digital divides on the lines of race, socioeconomic and gender.
February 2021
Featured as a Best Practice in the UN South-South Matchmaker / Galaxy, February 2021 (https://bit.ly/38oFsLR)
December 2020
Innovation page created on HundrED.org
October 2020
The Brookings Institution Cites Project Rangeet In "Policy 2020: A New Path To Education Reform" (https://bit.ly/3nWsLxd)
September 2020
Project Rangeet Featured In Good Practices in SSTC for Sustainable Development – Vol. 3 2020, (https://bit.ly/3hk77AI )
December 2019
UN South-South Galaxy Features Project Rangeet (https://bit.ly/2KF8Pkc )
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Explore Project Rangeet
Learn more about Project Rangeet through our app. This tutorial will cover how our curriculum is organised. Try the app features, sample activities and lesson plans. You can sign up for our full curriculum via the sign up button in the app. Or email simran@projectrangeet.com
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