THE INITIATIVE
Teach India is a Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of The Times of India. With the British Council as its knowledge partner, the initiative is implemented on ground through the partner NGOs. Currently operational in Delhi/NCR and Mumbai, the initiative focuses on promoting volunteerism and imparting spoken English skills to underprivileged youth to enhance their employability.
As a Teach India Volunteer, the driving force of the initiative, you pledge to teach for 2 hours a day, 3 alternate days a week for 100 days. You also commit to 7.5 days of compulsory training under the British Council and TOI.
NGOs in Action
The initiative is implemented on the ground by dedicated partner NGOs, working mostly in underdeveloped urban sections. An important pillar of Teach India in reaching out to the target beneficiaries, the partner NGOs are responsible for organising the spoken English classes, getting the learners in the classrooms, and managing the day-to-day affairs at the teaching centre.
News Reel
Volunteer Training starting soon. First training batch beginning 06th September 2015 onwards. Training for the Festive cycle of Teach India Mumbai shall commence from September 2015, for 7.5 days. The teaching cycle will be for 2015 & possibly few days of January 2016 depending on when batches start. Register now to volunteer!. Sample time slot
Morning Batch : 7:50 am to 9:50 am - Afternoon Batch : 01:50 pm to 03:50 pm
Noon Batch : 11.20 am to 01.20 pm - Evening Batch : 04:50 pm to 06:50 pm
Witness a New India Rise
Our Star Learners Naraya Das at 25 got the responsibility of having to support his five siblings and parents which burdened the lad and made him look desperately around for a job. His father worked as a labourer at a construction site and barely could provide for the large family... The Leading Lad Deepak, a young confident boy, currently working as a Patient Care Assistant in Venu Eye Care Hospital, is grateful to Teach India for making him capable enough to stand on his feet and providing him an opportunity to work. He is earning Rs 8,000 and even pursuing his graduation through correspondence.
A Peek into a Teach India Classroom