Module 3 – Post 2 Culturally Responsive Adivasi Education

There has been increasing awareness about imparting  culturally responsive and inclusive education to the Adivasis (tribals / Native peoples) in India. More and more Native peoples’ associations are demanding preschool education in the native language and demanding that native cultures become a part of the curriculum. Following are the links to a few such efforts –

Pajhra – An organization working towards Promotion and development of Adivasi languages

http://www.pajhra.org/promotion-of-langauge-and-education/

Mother tongue based Multi-lingual Early Childhood Education – An organization demanding that multi-lingual early childhood education be made a right for the adivasi communities. Following is a link to their videos.

http://www.eceinmothertongue.in/resources/films-videos/

A report by the UNESCO on the case studies of ‘Improving the Quality of Mother Tongue-based Literacy and Learning’ in native peoples.

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0017/001777/177738e.pdf

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