PratyayaEduResearch Lab is a not-for-profit action research organization (registered under Section 25 of the companies Act, 1956) established in 2014 in Pandhurna, a small town of Chhindawara District, Madhya Pradesh. Its mission is to nurture a self-sustainable educational ecosystem at village or town level, within the existing system and with the given local resources.
The heart and core of this educational eco-system is Pedagogical Action-Research for school education. Around this core element, it works on following three elements to nurture the ecosystem: (a) Education Leadership Building (b) Student Driven Learning Approaches And Spaces (c) Active participation of local community in strengthening the education at village level.
Geographically, PratyayaEduResearch Lab works intensively in Chhindwara, Seoni and Khandwa districts of Madhya Pradesh. The target audience is students and teachers from Primary, Middle and High Schools and also the graduate student-volunteers from graduate colleges and B.Ed/ D.Ed colleges. Currently Pratyaya is developing “project-based-learning” pedagogical modules in science, maths, civics, language, fine art and physical education for primary, middle and high school level.