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Useful resource e-links related to 'Designing for Children' in India



Resources   
 Industry
       Graphic Design Studios
       Illustration Studios


D'source

- resources on design for children in the context of India - examples, case studies, etc.
 
 Organisations
      
Associations
          
InDeAs
      
Standards, IPR  

 Ministry
       Human Resources
       Primary Education









Research
Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE)
is concerned with learning of Science and Mathematics

National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)
is involved in research, development and training for school education

 



Links from the world of toymaker Arvind Gupta

'Promoting People's Science' by Dr. Vinod Raina

Prof Sudarshan Khanna - works, books, etc.

Resources for Learning

'Design of Sundials' by Children - Solar Project

Navnirmiti - Science Popularisation and Learning Kits

All about Puppets in India

'Dig Folk Tales' at IDC, IIT Bombay

 Toy Design at NID

on de-textualizing knowledge by K B Jinan

Business Standard writings on 'Children' in India












Papers from International conference on ‘Designing for children' with focus on 'play + learn'





e-Groups

Vidya Online
Instructional Designers
Design India
IDCian, IDCians
NID Folks
Sristi School
 Institutions
      
All Schools
          
NID
          
IDC, IIT Bombay
          
Sristi, Bangalore
          
IIT Guwahati
          
IIT Kanpur + more
      
Museums

  IDC, IIT Bombay
    . 2 year Master of Design 
      (M. Des)
    . Doctoral Degrees (Ph. D)
    .  Admission through CEED +
      Entrance Examination +       Interview
  NID, Ahmedabad
   . 4 year) Graduate Diploma
     Programme in Design
     (GDPD)
   . 2 1/2 year Post - Graduate
     Diploma Programme in
     Toy Design (PGDPD)
   . Admission through      Entrance Examination +      Interview
  Sristi, Bangalore
    . 2 + 2 year Professional
      Diploma in Visual
      Communication

    . Admission through       Entrance Examination +       Interview
  DoD, IIT Guwahati
   . 4 year) graduate program
     in Design (B. Des)
     Admission through JEE


Webzines
40 to 40
Amul Kids
Babloo
Balmitra
Child Planet
Dimdima

Gobar Times

India Children
India Games
India Parenting
Indian Child
Katha
Kids Green
Learning Net India
Pitara Kids Network
The Banyan Tree
Vidya Online
Vigyan Prasar  

Magazines
Chandamama
Children's world
Magic Pot, Kalikkuduka
PCM Children's Magazine

Resources
Vidya Online
Learningnet-India

Publishers
Ananda Publications
Children's Book Trust
Karadi Tales
Katha
Mango
National Book Trust
Navneet Publications
Pratham
Surya International Pub.
Tara Publishing
Tulika Books
Viveka Foundation
Young Zubaan


NGO's
Abhivyakti Media for Development
Aga Khan Education Services India
Alternative Education in India
Akansha
Asha for education
Avehi Public Charitable (Educational Trust), Mumbai
 Azim Premji Foundation, Bangalore
CASP
Child Relief and You (CRY), Mumbai
Childen Toy Foundation, Mumbai
Childline India Foundation
Comet Media Foundation - promoting chidren's resources
Concern India Foundation
Deepalaya
Door Step School
East West Foundation of India
Ekalavya, Ahemedabad
Eureka Child
Fundaschool
 Infosys Foundation, Bangalore
Jagriti Welfare Society
Katha
Mobile Creches
Navnirmiti, Mumbai - Developing alternate methods
Pratham
Rewachand Bhojwani Academy (RBA)
Samveda
Shikshantar
Smile Foundation, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Mumbai
Swanirvar

Swashrit, Delhi
The Nalanda Institute
Thought Foundation
Udayachal School, Mumbai - learning through activities
Vidya, Delhi, Mumbai
Vidya Bharti Akhil Bhartiya Shiksha Sansthan
Vikramshila

Voice, Mumbai - teaches children in Railway Stations

Indian NGO's.com - Resources for NGO's 


     



Organisations
 The Indian Council for Child Welfare (ICCW), Delhi
 Inter-Mission Industrial Development Association
 The Children's Film Society of India
 National Bal Bhavan, Delhi  
 National Institute of Educational Planning and     Administration (NIEPA), Delhi
 National Literacy Mission, Delhi  
 Nehru Children's Museum, Kolkata

International
 UNICEFUNICEF-India
 UNRISD - United Nations Research Institute for Social
    Development

 Education International
 The International Forum for Innovative Schools
 International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY)

Toys and Do-it-yourself Kits
 Funskool-India
 Hobby Ideas
 Iken Store
 Kavade
 Kreeda
 Light House
 Maya Organic
 Red Bug
 Toy Kraft
  Design for All
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