The Peace Gong E-book on promoting peace through inter-cultural dialogue and respect for diversity

Inviting young people below 21 years of age to share short stories, poems, posters and paintings for the Peace Gong E-book “Tolerance, inter-cultural dialogue and respect for diversity are more essential than ever in a world where people are becoming more and more closely interconnected.”- Kofi Annan The former UN Secretary General has rightly underlined the centrality of tolerance, promotion …

Children and Media

Children and Media

 Bipra Biswambara Nowadays, children or young adults find themselves in a world where gaining information of any sorts is easy. So is the perceived notion that children are only passive recipients of information correct? Do children believe everything they read or hear? Can they make informed opinions? Even at their tender ages, children start forming an opinion of their own …

The Peace Gong Media Literacy programme

The Peace Gong Media Literacy programme is an initiative of the Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore Foundation. The aim of the Programme: Develop communicative, semiotic and cultural skills along with critical thinking abilities amongst children so that they can negotiate the increasing complexities of today’s world.  Besides, the thrust is to develop capacities of children to use the media to contribute towards …