Azim Premji Foundation

Runs district level institutions to help develop capacities of teachers and school administration within public schools, and runs a University to develop advocates of social change

  • Started: 2000
  • Bangalore, Karnataka

About

Azim Premji Foundation's District Institutes work in collaboration with state governments to engage with teachers, school leaders, teacher educators, Read moreand other education officials and increase their professional capabilities. These District Institutes work to improve the quality of practices within schools, facilitate creative approaches to teaching and learning through workshops, teacher forums, seminars, and fairs, build professional networks of teachers, and reform school curriculum, teacher-education curriculum and issues relating to education policy. The Foundation's demonstration schools provides quality free education to the local community, focusing on children from disadvantaged backgrounds in primary classes. These demonstration schools are affiliated with the State Boards of Education, have the state language as the medium of instruction, focus on health and nutrition as a critical input, and are free of cost. Its Teacher Learning Centre (TLC) aims to improve the quality of education and provide a better learning experience for children in government schools through improving the capacities of teachers by improving their knowledge on education and the role of education in society, increasing content knowledge of different subjects, and encouraging new teaching methods that are consistent with the child’s developmental stage. TLCs also provide resources such as books, teaching and learning materials, laboratory equipment, computers, and internet connection, which enable academic engagements with teachers. Additionally, a permanent team at the TLC works to facilitate quality academic engagements.

Sectors

  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Education

Programs

Registration Details

  • Registration ID
    U93090KA2001NPL028740
  • VO ID / Darpan ID
    KA/2017/0166154
  • FCRA

    094421143

Location

Project Location

Headquarters

Azim Premji Foundation, #134 Doddakannelli, Next to Wipro Corporate Office, Sarjapur Road

Projects in States

West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi

Other Details

  • Type & Sub Type

    Non-profit
    Section 8 (formerly Section 25)

  • Employees

    100+