|Details of Education programme (s)
Muktangan, the sole project of Paragon Charitable Trust PCT, is an innovative educational model integrating 7 Municipal schools (KG to Std. 10) and teacher education in Mumbai. Started in 2003. its community based, inclusive, child-centered methodology has evolved over 14 years into a total systems model now known as the Muktangan Educational Resource Center MERC. Through these schools, all located in Worli Parel in Mumbai, it offers child-friendly education to over 3600 children including 72 differently abled from underserved communities and has trained 775 community members as teachers of which 653 teachers have been employed by us as Teachers and Leaders.
Muktangan has grown organically and our total systems model of Integrated Teacher and School Education has over the years gained ever increasing recognition as a Centre of Excellence. The Muktangan Educational Resource Centre MERC, has partnered with Maharashtra Government Education Departments, UNICEF, many NGOs and academic institutions and schools locally and Internationally. Muktangan is also partnering with Singapore International Foundation for a 3year project in Early Childhood Education.
For more information please watch a documentary on Muktangan Teacher Education Program and also visit our website www.muktanganedu.org