Episode 112 – Children’s Literature and Education in 2022 – Amrita Patwardhan (Tata Trusts)

Nadir Pop & Peter Pop are back again talking about one of their favourite subjects, education. They are joined by Amrita Patwardhan, head of education portfolio at Tata Trusts. 

The Pop duo spoke to Amrita Patwardhan about the recently announced 6th Big Little Book Awards (BLBA), organised by the Parag initiative of Tata Trust, the proposed hybrid model of learning at schools, implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and more. 

Amrita Patwardhan has been with the Trusts since 2003, instrumental in, working on and spearheading several impactful initiatives in the education sector across the remotest areas of the country.

Highlights from the chat are :-

  • The 6th Big Little Book Awards (BLBA)
  • Introducing children to Indian literature
  • Changes in the Indian education sector in past 2 decades
  • Impact of online learning across India
  • Feasibility of the proposed hybrid school learning system
  • Initiatives from Tata Trusts

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Pops in a Pod is parenting podcast produced by first time dads Nadir Kanthawala (content and digital marketing professional) and Peter Kotikalapudi (marketing professional). Nadir has a daughter and Peter has a son. They currently reside in Mumbai, India

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