STIR harnesses the innovation of the most dynamic teachers and schools - to transform educational outcomes for the poorest children.
Teachers matter- Key lessons from STIR’s pilot and plans for 2013/14
We learned a huge amount during our pilot and are now working hard to take these lessons into account as we work to expand the STIR platform. Two key positive lessons we have taken from the pilot are that:
Teacher and principal-led micro-innovations do exist and teachers and ... Read entire article.
STIR Meets President Clinton
STIR CEO Sharath Jeevan last week had the chance to speak with former US President Bill Clinton about STIR Education. President Clinton was interested in STIR's approach to improving education quality and we are now in discussions with the Clinton Global Initiative about a potential ... Read entire article.
First Meeting of STIR India Advisory Board
The STIR India Advisory Board, chaired by Ashish Dhawan from the Central Square Foundation, met for the first time last month. We are privileged to have Board members with such a wide range of skills and experience and look forward to working with and learning ... Read entire article.
Sarah Brown Visits STIR Schools
STIR hosted Sarah Brown, wife of UN Special Education Envoy and former British PM Gordon Brown, and a delegation from The Global Business Coalition for Education in Delhi schools last week. The delegation included representatives from multinationals including McKinsey, Intel, Lenovo and Pearson. The Global Business Coalition for Education is an action-oriented organisation focused ... Read entire article.
STIR Scale-Up Partners
STIR Education exists to identify great innovations, test their impact and take them to scale. To achieve this ambition, we are working very closely with a very wide range of people and organisations – STIR ‘scale-up partners’ – who will implement and test micro-innovations at ... Read entire article.
The STIR Search & Selection Process
All of our STIR Innovators went through a rigorous selection process and we are very much enjoying working with them to document, test and scale their micro-innovations. The selection process included an initial school visit to learn about innovative practice, a formal application form in ... Read entire article.