In 2007, the NGO 5th Pillar issued a zero-rupee note to fight corruption, still a major issue in public policy on the Indian subcontinent. From grassroots action like #IPaidaBribe to official actions like the controversial rupee ban, India is one of the most dynamic world stages where the visibility of the battle against corruption is apparent.

The Workshop

In 2007, the NGO 5th Pillar issued a zero-rupee note to fight corruption, still a major issue in public policy on the Indian subcontinent. From grassroots action like #IPaidaBribe to official actions like the controversial rupee ban, India is one of the most dynamic world stages where the visibility of the battle against corruption is apparent.

The Workshop

Funding & Credit

A fellowship to attend the workshop strives to provide a supportive and accessible professional development experience for teachers. In the past, participants have attended from all over the United States and received support for their needs.

Teachers receive on-campus full board and meals at Bridgewater State University, transportation cost reimbursement from the workshop, and a $500 professional development stipend and case-based support for individual projects and further outreach within their districts.

Dependent upon compliance with workshop end-product requirements (please see our Requirements section), teachers can also receive professional development credits towards a graduate degree via Bridgewater State University’s academic program in addition to reimbursement and stipend. In the past, teachers have received these credits through the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth’s education department.

Our Affiliations

Please, click here to learn more about "Perspectives on Teaching India for the K-12 Classroom" affiliations.

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