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Geographer’s ear

As any kind of seeker of knowledge (i.e., vidyārthī), we employ more than one sense at a time to learn about our world … and, hopefully, about ourselves. Even when one or more of our five external senses (touch, hearing, sight, smell, and taste) may be weak or not functioning, we find ways around these […]

08 Aug, 2017

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Proscription and Prescription – Taboo and Compulsory Geographies (Part 4)

In one of the three previous articles in this series (you can read it here), I spoke about the taboo geographies of menstruation. Today, I will explore that topic in a little more detail and suggest reasons we should all care about it.

08 Aug, 2017

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Proscription and Prescription – Taboo and Compulsory Geographies (Part 3)

In the previous two articles, I spoke about some taboo geographies and some of their impacts in one particular context. There are other geographies that are compulsory. These also have an impact on individual lives. Today, a brief introduction to a few of these. The school The Indian constitution stipulates that every child, up to […]

08 Aug, 2017

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Our Mission

Creating and delivering innovative, non-formal geography education for the 21st century with focus on critical knowledge, critical understanding, and critical skills for all.

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Our Partners

We are proud to partner with these organizations in our work

USA


Dharani USA, Inc., San Francisco, USA. A tax-exempt charitable organization that raises funds for, and supports, the work that TIGS does in India.

USA


The American Association of Geographers, Washington, DC, USA. The world’s largest professional organization of geographers.

UK


GeoCapabilities, UK. An innovative international project working on building the geographical capabilities of teachers in innovative ways.

India


Army Public School, Bengaluru. The first GeoVidyaa Geography Centre was established here in 2010. Our first conference, the National Geography Youth Summit, was also held here in 2014.

India


Relief Foundation, Chennai. We have been partnering since 2013. The GeoVidyaa Geography Centre – Chennai, set up in 2015, has been set up in partnership with them.

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