Samsung India undertakes 'MyDream project' to improve education for school students
Samsung India has unveiled 'MyDream project' in collaboration with UNESCO MGIEP (Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development) and Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti.
The company, through this project, is undertaking a two-year research in order to find out how to enhance learning outcomes for middle school students in India and how their stress levels can be reduced.
Peter Rhee, Corporate Vice President, Samsung India, said, "Samsung is proud to partner with UNESCO-MGIEP and Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti on this ground-breaking research that seeks to transform education that will empower children with skill sets for the 21st century."
This research will be conducted in 64 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya schools.
Anantha K Duraiappah, Director, UNESCO-MGIEP, stated, "Through the My Dream project, we want to build intellectually and emotionally resilient young people. We seek to make learning fun and stress-free, and training young people to be mindful, empathetic and compassionate."
"This research project will help us understand how learning outcomes for students can be improved and how their stress levels can be mitigated. This partnership will pave way for not just an impact in India, but a global one," he added.
After the completion of the study, a comprehensive report and recommendations will be submitted to the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.