Language and Learning Foundation (LLF) has been working since 2015 towards developing an effective and grounded understanding of early language and literacy scenario in India. LLF aims at improving the quality of teaching-learning of language and literacy in primary government schools through continuous professional development of teachers and teacher educators. LLF also intends to provide technical support to teacher education institutions (TEIs) and field based programs; and to build an evidence-based knowledge resources for addressing the early literacy situation at all levels.
Our vision is that all children have strong foundational skills and abilities of language and literacy, thinking and reasoning. Based on this strong foundation, all children learn and grow to their full potential.
Our mission is to impact learning of 500,000 children in government primary schools in grades 1-3; and influence classroom teaching practice of 8,000 teachers directly and 40,000 teachers indirectly.
Theory of Change
Activities for professional development
Courses focus on building strong foundational and practical knowledge.
Courses are delivered in various formats
Other professional learning opportunities
Activites for TEI support
Revision of Diploma in Education curriculm to include a strong component of early language and literacy (ELL)
Work initiated with SCERT Uttar Pradesh
Working with SCERT Bihar for review of language teaching approach and textbooks.
Activites for advocacy
Activities for supporting field programs
Support school based projects to demonstrate change in classroom practice and student learning
Our Geographical Spread
Professional Development Programs
2016 : 5 Hindi-speaking states : Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan
2017 : Delhi and Madhya Pradesh
2018 : One Non-Hindi speaking state
Teacher Education Institutions
2017-2018 : D.Ed Course in Uttar Pradesh
2016-2017 : Multilingual Education project in Rajasthan, supported by UNICEF