Osaka University pat on the back for Jharkhand teacher's innovation
The Morning Standard|January 20, 2022
A school principal’s efforts to help children study during the pandemic have drawn international attention.
MUKESH RANJAN

Sapan Kumar had hit headlines last year for transforming an entire village into a classroom, with mud walls converted into blackboards. Most of these students in Dumka district’s Dumarthar village had no access to smart phones and could not attend online classes. With walls converted into blackboards, teachers took classes using loudspeakers.

On Wednesday, Kumar’s innovation was appreciated by professors and students of Japan’s Osaka University. He gave an online demonstration of his model in a webinar.

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