Education is not learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think – Albert Einstein
UNISED (Unit of Science and Educational Development), under the mentorship of Department of Computer Science and Engineering of IIT Kanpur – an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India under the Institutes of Technology Act, is working towards improving the quality of education in Govt. Schools across India. It is an ISO 9001:2015 certified society, registered at NITI Ayog & MoE for implementation of projects promoting Innovation in Education like RAA (Rastriya Avishkar Abhiyan), ICT (Information communication Technology), CAL (Computer Aided Learning), Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL), Innovative Smart Classes. Focus of our intervention is to create an innovative and integrated environment in schools through continuous training, mentoring & support supervision for building the capacity of teachers and encouraging children to think, explore, tinker and develop scientific temperament.
Currently we are working with the Department of Education/ Samagra Shiksha of Delhi, Uttarakhand, Jammu & Kashmir, Nagaland, Puduchhery, Uttar Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Goa and Odisha, assisting approximately 4000–5000 government schools and giving access to education of equitable quality to more than Seven Lakh students.