Digital Study Hall’s Moni Kannaujia wins Hindustan Times – Young Society Leader Award

Moni Kannaujia, who leads SHEF’s Content Development team has been chosen as the Young Society Leader at the HT Woman Awards 2018. We would like to thank all our supporters and Hindustan Times.

Ms. Moni Kannaujiya has championed the cause of girls’ education by producing over 1000 quality video lessons which are available free of cost on the internet. She has risen through the ranks and is currently leading Content Production at Study Hall Educational Foundation’s outreach unit. She comes from a low-income family but has beaten the odds to become a role model in her community. 

Since the age of 15, Moni has been working and paying for her education, and has now surpassed her parents to become the highest earner in the family. She graduated from Study Hall Educational Foundation’s Prerna Girls School in the year 2012, earned her Bachelor of Arts in 2015, and is now pursuing her Master’s in Journalism and Mass Communication at Lucknow University.

A natural young leader, Moni currently supervises a team of over ten teacher experts and two video production associates. She and her team produce videos lessons on quality pedagogy for under resourced classrooms. They also record critical dialogues between students and teachers that are part of SHEF’s feminist curriculum; these videos are used to strengthen the Aarohini girls’ education and empowerment program in more than 700 government schools in the state, promoting a greater understanding of gender and patriarchy in these communities. Additionally, Moni manages a YouTube channel for these video lessons that has over 21,000 subscribers and 3 million views.

Moni was an integral part of a study for ‘Mapping Vulnerability of Adolescent Girls in Uttar Pradesh,’ commissioned by Unicef. She is also a Woman Power Angel, designated as civil police to fight and report crimes against women by the Uttar Pradesh state government.

भारत की बेटियांः अनचाही, असमान और असुरक्षित, जागरूक्ता अभियान


प्रेरणा बालक/बालिका विद्यालय, स्टडी हाॅल स्कूल, व सेन्टर फाॅर लर्निंग के 400 विद्यार्थियों द्वारा, भारत की बेटियांः अनचाही, असमान और असुरक्षित विषय पर जागरूक्ता रैली निकाली, रैली स्टडी हाल स्कूल से निकल कर पटेलपुरम, मलेशा मऊ, खरगापुर, से होते हुए मकदूमपुर, गोमतीनगर पर समाप्त की गई। जिसमें लगभग 4000 लोगों तक बाल विवाह, छेड़छाड़ और लड़कियों के खिलाफ हो रही हिंसा को रोकने के लिए संदेश पहुंचाया गया। विद्यार्थियों ने नुकड नाटक किया, नारे लगाये व बाल विवाह कानून के बारे में लोगों को बता कर समुदाय के लोगों को जागरूक किया और उन्हे शपथ दिलाया कि वो अपने बच्चों का विवाह सही समय पर और उनकी इच्छा के अनुसार करेंगे और बच्चों की पढ़ाई में कोई बाधा नही आने देंगे।


स्टडी हाॅल ऐजुकेशनल फाउन्डेशन द्वारा पिछले 6 वर्षों से इन्डियाज़ डाटर कैम्पेन नाम से लड़कियों और औरतों के खिलाफ हो रही हिंसा के विरूद्व जागरूक्ता अभियान चालाया जा रहा है। प्रत्येक वर्ष की तरह इस वर्ष भी इन्डियाज़ डाटर कैम्पेन के अन्र्तगत भारत की बेटीयां, अनचाही, समानय, असुरक्षित मुद्दे पर पूरे उत्तर प्रदेश में जागरूक्ता अभियान चलाया जा रहा है। आज दिनांक 28/04/2018 को लखनऊ के चार क्षेत्रों में पटेलपुरम, मलेशा मऊ, खरगापुर, और मकदूमपुर, में जागरूक्ता रैली निकाली गई, जिसमें प्रेरणा बालक/बालिका विद्यालय, स्टडी हाॅल स्कूल, व सेन्टर फाॅर लर्निंग के 400 विद्यार्थियों ने प्रतिभाग किया। जिसमें विद्यार्थियों ने नाटक के द्वारा लोगों को जागरूक करने का प्रयास किया, नाटक देखने के बाद समुदाय की कई महिलाओं ने कहा कि उनका विवाह 14, 15 वर्ष की उम्र में ही हो गया था लेकिन अब वो अपनी बेटियों के साथ ऐसा नही होने देंगी। मकदूमपुर से असलम जी ने कहा कि लड़कियों के साथ हो रही हिंसा को रोकने के लिए पूरे समाज को साथ आना होगा, मेरी बहन का बाल विवाह हुआ था लेकिन अब मैं अपनी बच्चियों का बाल विवाह नही होने दूंगा। कुछ पुरूषों ने कहा कि समाज में लड़कियां सुरक्षित नही हैं इस लिए माॅ बाप उनकी शादी जल्दी कर देते हैं ताकि लड़की अपने घर की हो जाये। बच्चियों ने समुदाय को बाल विवाह कानून के बारे में बताते हुए समाज़ को लड़कियों के प्रति संवदेनशील होने व लड़कियों को भी एक नागरिक के रूप में स्वीकार करने की अपील की, साथ ही यह भी कहा कि बच्चियों का बाल विवाह करने या सुरक्षा के ड़र से पढ़ाई छुडा कर घर में बिठाने के बजाये लड़कों को शिक्षित व जागरूक करें ताकि लड़कियां अपनी जिन्दगी को खुल कर जी सकें।

Study Hall Educational Foundation – NPTT Convocation

‘Don’t think of teaching as a part-time profession’

Lucknow: The third convocation ceremony of the Nursery and Primary Teacher’s Training (NPTT) Programme of the Study Hall Educational Foundation was held at the Study Hall Prep School here on Thursday. The event started with a welcome speech by the director of the training program Priya Kakkar said that it has been a very enlightening journey for journey for her and the trainees.Dr. Urvashi Sahni, the founder and CEO of the Study Hall Educational Foundation said, “The graduating teachers should continue to learn to sustain good teaching practices. Don’t think of teaching as a part-time profession. It shapes leaders as most of the personality is shaped by the age of 7″.A total of 13 teachers graduated on the occasion out of three have already got jobs in reputed schools of the city. Glimpses of the training program were shared with the guests. Shashi Prabha Acharya the principal of Study Hall Prep School said that the toolbox of the trained teachers is ready and now they should go out and express themselves.Those who have got placements already include Archana Verma, Fatima and Parveen. The graduating trainees also shared their experience and said that teaching and learning have to keep happening simultaneously. “The last year has been one of the most memorable years of my life. It’s almost like a new beginning and I very happy and sad at the same time to be graduating from NPTT. I would like to thank all my teachers for their guidance”, said one of the graduating trainees.

Study Hall Center for Learning organises Food Fest

Study Hall Center for Learning organised a Food Fest, brunch prepared by the Home Science students of the institution.

Starting from Emmanuel’s chola, Abraham Musa’s beverage to Anisha’s Kebabs were an instant hit. The food fest was divided into three sections – starters, main course and sweets. All the three sections had atleast 8 different varieties of lip-smacking food.

Parents of the students participating in the event were also invited to the event. All the recipes were highly nutritious and well presented. The event was much appreciated by all the guests.

The food was prepared by the following: Kebab platter by Ameesha, Fruit punch by Abraham Mehandi, Katori Chat by Vanshika, Chhota chat. Emannual, Matar. by  Abul, Soup by Hrithik, fruit chat by Pragya, In Main course Bread dahi bara by Sakshi, Aaloo poori.  by  Jushita, Mushroom do pyaza by Ayaz, Palak corn by Devraj, Idali sambhar chatni by Sai and Sneha Raji, Biryani by Adeeb, in dessert Cupcakes by Aarushi, Sweet potato halwa by Riya, Gazar ka halwa by Aarush, Fruit parfait by Prerna Malavika and Riya Kandpal Banana laddoo by Divyani Shetti.

SRIJAN brings out creativity in CFL students

On January 29, 2018, Study Hall Center for Learning organised an Art and Design Exhibition- SRIJAN 2018.

The Event was inaugurated by the President and CEO of the Study Hall Educational Foundation, Dr Urvashi Sahni.

The guests were welcomed by the Principal of the institution Dr. Pratima Srivastava along with all the faculty members and by the students whose artwork were on display.

The habiliments were highly appreciated and applauded by all the guests and visitors. Many of the displayed items were sold out, which gives a sense of achievement to our blooming artists & designers. 

Living his dream

Our student Sahil Singh 20 years old, with Down’s syndrome, made policeman for a day.
It’s a motivation for others that How hard the parents have worked to make their child’s dream come true,even if it’s only for a day
Living his dream


The convocation ceremony of the Study Hall

The convocation ceremony of the Study Hall School students who passed the class 10 and 12 exams in 2017 was held on the school campus here on Sat. 13th January’18.

A total of 143 students from class 12 and 138 students from class 10 successfully passed their exams and were felicitated on the occasion. Out of these 33 students scored a perfect 10 CGPA.

Tiny tots thrills the audience

The Prep School, a pre-primary section of Study Hall School celebrated its Annual Day on Thursday, the 30th November 2017 amidst great zest, vibrancy, and elation.

Dr. Urvashi Sahni, CEO of Study Hall Educational Foundation, other members of the organization grandparents and parents of the children were present during the event.

Mrs. Shashi Mehta, Principal, The Prep School welcomed the guests and shared the journey of how children prepared the performances on the theme “Dazzling Fantasy”. It was a fun-filled, enjoyable experience for the little ones, where they learned a great deal.

Through a delightful melange of drama, dance, songs and dialogues, 350 children of classes Nursery, Lower Prep and Upper Prep created magic on stage. They understood well and explained their parents too, the importance of listening to and reading the stories.

The theme for the cultural show was the importance of stories in a child’s life. Going hand in hand with technology the children must also be encouraged to read stories.  The stories “ Crow and the Snake”,  “Red Riding hood”, “Sheikh Chilly”, “Frog and the Prince” were beautifully presented on stage by the children in their new avatar. All the performances left the audience applauding.

The effort and time invested by the teachers and children were clearly visible in the delightful presentations by the children, their oozing confidence, and smiles. The Prep School family thanked one and all for being a part of the great show.