One-teacher schools changing the lives of Odisha villagers


    An Ekal teacher in Jarangloi block in Odisha are teaching the students a counting  from 1-10.

    Teaching methods in most of the 88,000+ Ekal One Teacher informal schools in remote Bharat are unique, the teacher uses the play-n-learn method in a very effective manner.

    Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation is a non-profit organization involved in education and village development in rural areas and tribal villages of India.

    It is the largest grassroots, non-government education initiative in India with presence in 51,717 villages providing free education to more than one million children.

    The name Ekal suggests, the model of operation of the Foundation is a single-teacher based school, with the provision of “Ek Shikshak, Ek Vidyalaya” that means “one teacher for every school.”

    local teachers used to teach in the regional language in various interesting ways using different modes like story-telling, folk dramas, and folk songs.

    This Vidyalaya also impart moral education, health care education and organic farming techniques.


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