Building a strong foundation with quality education
"The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one"
- Malcolm S. Forbes
All Round Improvement in School Education (ARISE)
ARISE or All Round Improvement in School Education focuses on enabling children from underprivileged and marginalised socio-economic strata to receive -quality primary education and optimize their full potential. The program works in collaboration with Municipal Corporations and State government bodies to develop primary Schools into model schools of excellence.
Tech Mahindra Foundation works with East and North Delhi Municipal Corporations (NDMC and EDMC), Chennai Municipal Corporation, Pune Municipal Corporation, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) and Bengaluru Municipal Corporation to bring quality education in Government run Primary Schools. The Foundation partners with a large number of credible organisations in the field of education to bring about an overall development in the school.
ARISE program builds upon along four crucial, connected dimensions of school improvement:
- The academic dimension, to ensure that children acquire grade-appropriate learning with understanding
- The social dimension, to ensure that families and communities participate actively in the process of education along with children, teachers, school management and the system
- The infrastructural dimension, to ensure that schools and classrooms are happier, effective places of learning
- The organisational dimension, to ensure that schools work as effective units of education functioning as well-managed organisations