The primary task of SchoolScape is to enable educators in India to proactively enhance the quality of learning for children through schools and programmes to create a culture where learning is recognized as a natural human process. This is done in partnership with and the informed and active participation of educators, students and their parents.
SchoolScape aims at strengthening the existing education system by-
- Developing a holistic curriculum for children in early years, elementary school and secondary education.
- Teacher Development and training across all stages of education (early years, elementary school and secondary education)
- Building partnerships with a variety of institutions; both government and private, for developing the product, testing and implementing it.
- Reviewing and implementing the curriculum in partner schools/government agencies and field-based organisations.
To develop a holistic Montessori curriculum focused on the processes of learning and inclusion of updated present-day knowledge for all the subjects, is one of the aims. The curriculum is to be designed keeping in view the overall perspectives of the Montessori approach, which emphasizes on the experience of learning and the environment of learning.
To develop teacher training modules to train teachers on using the designed curriculum; at the same time focusing on building teachers capacity to understand and work with children of different age groups is seen as a critical medium for transformation to happen in the education arena and society.