Jointly organized by The Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed to be University, Department of Life Long Learning and Extension, Gandhigram Creche and Children’s Project, Dindigul and Sakthi – Vidiyal, Madurai The need for preparing a Training Manual for Children was felt in today’s context and it was proposed to organize a workshop with eminent persons in the field of Child Rights, Child Development and Education. Prof.L.Raja, Professor and Head of the Department initiated the process along with Dr.C.Jim Jesudoss, Executive Director, Sakthi – Vidiyal, Madurai with the sole objective of preparing a training manual for people who work with children more in the non-formal setting.
Dr.Jim Jesudoss anchored the workshop and engaged the participants in a participatory process involving interesting methodologies. Mr.D.Arockiam, Director – Child Development, Sakthi – Vidiyal and Mr.R.Ramkumar a member of our alumni forum ‘The Olirum Muhangal’ participated and shared their expertise. At the end of the workshop participants told that the entire process was insightful and demanded their commitment for envisaging a change in the lives of today’s children.