Monthly Archives: April 2014

Enhancing Ideas for EGR: The hum of the room

The space was abuzz with teams talking through the 5 most voted-for ideas -arguing value propositions, execution and viability.  Groups discussed solutions through the lens of implementation, scalability and sustainability. Group 1, Read and Unite, discussed how to develop strategies … Continue reading

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Ideas from the first round of Innovations at Early Reading Innovation Workshop

So here is a list of the ideas that each participant came up with some time ago. The workshop has gone beyond this, to actually developing some selected ideas, but I’m a tad behind with all the jumping between physical … Continue reading

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Crunching out Innovations at the Workshop

Participants have broken away from the group, each finding a space within the larger space and an idea within their pool of knowledge. Each person has picked one or more of the Seven Steps which they most want to address … Continue reading

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Participants at the READ Alliance Innovation Workshop take the First Step to Innovation

Groups gathered around each Step of Reading. Discussions ensued, with each person bringing forth their own experiences on the Step in question, adding to the statistics and the theory already presented on the poster. Now, one member from each group … Continue reading

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Challenges in Early Grade Reading: A Live Blog on #7s2r

The READ Alliance launched its Seven Steps to Reading report synopsis on March 13th, earlier this year. Over the following weeks, tweet marathons have harnessed public opinion and understanding of these seven steps. Today, participants of the Early Grade Reading … Continue reading

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READ Alliance Early Grade Innovation Workshop

The participants have gathered. The Seven Steps to Reading are displayed around the space. These steps make up the framework for innovation in early grade reading developed by the READ Alliance. The idea is to allow the participants to understand … Continue reading

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#CivIL Waste Management Workshop: Accosting the Wicked Problem!

People from various sectors including technology, governance, policy-makers, activists as well as the users need to come together effectively to deal with the wicked problem of garbage! With that undertone, the workshop on waste and garbage management saw experts and … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Urban Public Service Delivery: The Case of Waste Management.

Towards the conceptualization of a Civic Innovation Lab, CKS organized a series of study sessions and events inviting designers, development experts, social entrepreneurs, academics, policy makers, activists and politicians to build a vision for a Civic Innovation Lab. In early … Continue reading

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Meet the Speakers for Pecha Kucha Night #26 on ‘Democracy 2.0’

If it is true that the quality and character of our institutions is determined by the way in which we communicate. If it is true that we are communicating in dramatically new ways and if it is true that there … Continue reading

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Improving Maternal and Child Health: Early Design Diaries from the Field

Blame it on bad-connectivity and immersions after immersions, we still haven’t updated you on what we’ve been upto at the Bihar Innovation Lab. An energetic, curious team of 8: 1 political scientist, 1 film maker, 1 service designer, 1 sociologist, … Continue reading

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