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Ontu-Nilluva (One Community): Tribal Education Methodology Forum for Youth Leadership and Engagement (India)


The aim of the proposed project is to work with the Government of Kerala to formalise and continue the activities of Ontu-Nilluva, a Tribal Education Methodology (TEM) youth forum, created at the end of the originally funded project. Literally meaning one community in the tribal language, Ontu-Nilluva as an engagement framework will help the Government of Kerala to implement the TEM model to enhance the tribal youth-led community engagement, empowerment, and policy intervention. Dr Nair has already met with the policy makers in the Government of Kerala such as the Chief Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister of Kerala, the Secretary of Education, the Secretary of Social Justice, the Principal Secretary, and the Director of Additional Skill Acquisition Programme, the Director of Tribal Development, the Director of Public Instruction, the Director of Knowledge Mission and the Director of Women and Child Development for future collaboration and partnership.

The Follow-on-Funding will enhance and accelerate this initial discussion and strengthen the TEM partnership with the Government of Kerala. The proposed activities are highly important not only to create long-term sustainability and employability to reduce the risk of marginalisation and poverty among the tribal youth in Kerala but also to strengthen the partnership with the Government already established by the TEM project. 

Dr. Sreenath Nair, University of Lincoln, will lead the project as Principal Investigator alongside project partners Kerala Development and Innovation Strategic Council (K-Disc), Government of Kerala, India.


Resource Archive

Search or browse the resource archive for films, reports, toolkits and other resources produced by the Changing the Story and its commissioned projects. Items relating to India are listed below:

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Learning to shoot – videography masterclass for the Changing the Story Team, KohimaBlog (2019/10/14) Learning to shoot – videography masterclass for the Changing the Story Team, Kohima, , , , india phase2 changemakers locationblog language-english subject-reflections
Historical Research as an Advocacy Tool in IndiaThis is an Accepted Manuscript version of chapter 9 of the book 'Participatory Arts in International Development' published by Routledge/CRC Press on 29 August 2019. The final version of each …Dakxin Bajrange, William Gould, india locationarticle language-english
'Striving for Survival (Final)' introStriving for Survival is directed by Keduokuolie Pienyii and is being screened as part of the Changing the Story Online Film Festival.Keduokuolie Pienyii, , event india locationfilm language-english
Consolidation, Learning and Evaluation in AsiaProject Principal Investigator, Sreenath Nair The South East Asia Consolidated Learning project will work across a selection of the existing CTS portfolio of projects to draw out key lessons learnt, …Dr Sreenath Nair, , , , , cambodia india malaysia nepal phase2 locationfilm subject-reflections
Heritage, Mental Health and WellbeingReport from PRAXIS & the UK National Commission for UNESCO on Heritage, Mental Health and Wellbeing. The report features key insights, recommendations, and case studies from Dr Karina Croucher, Dr …Dr Francesca Giliberto, PRAXIS, , , , , , heritage-strand india praxis locationreport sdg-10-inequalities sdg-17-partnerships sdg-3-health-and-well-being sdg-4-education subject-wellbeing
Onru NillavaTribal Education Methodology (TEM): Sustainable Education through Heritage and Performance is a Phase 2 Large Grant project in India. Watch the final project film, 'Onru Nillava.', , , , , , , india phase2 locationfilm language-english sdg-1-poverty sdg-10-inequalities sdg-17-partnerships sdg-4-education sdg-5-gender
Participatory Arts for Health Case studyThe research project is a collaboration between the University of Leeds and The Kohima Institute and aims to build the research capacity among indigenous young people in the region of …, , , , , india phase2 locationlanguage-english sdg-10-inequalities sdg-17-partnerships sdg-3-health-and-well-being sdg-8-work
Mobility Fund Report, 2020In 2019, Changing the Story (CTS) launched a Mobility Fund, offering financial support of up to £1000 designed to enhance the mobility and professional development of CTS grantees based in …, , , , , , , , bosnia-and-herzegovina colombia india nepal south-africa venezuela locationreport language-english subject-policy youth
WPS1 FINAL Post Participatory Arts for the Post Development EraThis first working paper "Post-Participatory' Arts for the 'Post-Development' Era" is co-authored by Professor Paul Cooke and by Inés Soria-Turner. It represents some initial work undertaken during an international seminar …Inés Soria-Donlan, Prof Paul Cooke, , , , , brazil india locationlanguage-english sdg-10-inequalities sdg-16-institutions sdg-17-partnerships sdg-4-education
#CTStakeover : Participatory Arts for Health Improvement in IndiaBlog (2020/01/03) #CTStakeover : Participatory Arts for Health Improvement in India, , , , event india phase2 changemakers locationblog language-english
Case Study: A State of Mental Wellbeing Through ArtBlog (2020/08/11) Case Study: A State of Mental Wellbeing Through Art, , , , india phase2 changemakers locationblog language-english subject-wellbeing
'Diary of a recovering drug addict' introRaginie Duara introduces the documentary short 'Diary of a Recovering Drug Addict'.Raginie Duara, , , , event india locationfilm language-english sdg-10-inequalities sdg-3-health-and-well-being
Case Study ‘The Happiness project: Reflecting on my journey’Blog (2020/08/11) Case Study ‘The Happiness project: Reflecting on my journey’, , , , india phase2 changemakers locationblog language-english subject-reflections
PUBLICATION LAUNCH! Changing the Story: Our Third YearBlog (2021/05/21) PUBLICATION LAUNCH! Changing the Story: Our Third YearAisha Kayani, , , , , , , , , , cambodia colombia india kosovo phase2 south-africa changemakers locationblog language-english subject-covid19 subject-participatory-arts youth
Chief District Administrator (Wayanad District)Tribal Education Methodology (TEM) is designed to have a meaningful intervention into tribal education and state curriculum of Kerala. Unlike earlier initiatives that promoted alternative educational models that ran parallel …, , , , , , , india phase2 locationfilm language-english sdg-1-poverty sdg-10-inequalities sdg-17-partnerships sdg-4-education sdg-5-gender
#CTSFilmScreening: Participatory Arts for Health ImprovementBlog (2020/01/23) #CTSFilmScreening: Participatory Arts for Health Improvement, , , , event india phase2 changemakers locationblog language-english
Tribal Education Methodology Co-Researchers and CollaboratorsTribal Education Methodology (TEM) is designed to have a meaningful intervention into tribal education and state curriculum of Kerala. Unlike earlier initiatives that promoted alternative educational models that ran parallel …, , , , , , , , india phase2 locationfilm language-english sdg-1-poverty sdg-10-inequalities sdg-17-partnerships sdg-4-education sdg-5-gender youth
Project Update: Tribal Education Methodology (TEM)Blog (2020/07/04) Project Update: Tribal Education Methodology (TEM)Dr Sreenath Nair, , , india phase2 locationblog language-english subject-covid19
Tribal Education Methodology Theatre Workshop (extract)Tribal Education Methodology (TEM) is designed to have a meaningful intervention into tribal education and state curriculum of Kerala. Unlike earlier initiatives that promoted alternative educational models that ran parallel …, , , , , , , , , event india phase2 locationfilm language-english sdg-1-poverty sdg-10-inequalities sdg-17-partnerships sdg-4-education sdg-5-gender youth
The Big PictureBlog (2019/04/25) The Big PictureChloe Brooks, , india locationblog language-english subject-policy
Deborah SuttonDr Deborah Sutton was invited to Praxis first Nexus event in Lebanon ' Heritage for Global Challenges' because of their role as Principal Investigator on the AHRC-GCRF project 'Urban Heritage …Dr Deborah Sutton, PRAXIS, , event india locationfilm language-english
Sharing India’s Hidden HistoryBlog (2018/02/13) Sharing India’s Hidden HistoryAbhishek Indrekar, , india changemakers locationblog language-english
Dr Smriti HaricharanDr Smriti Haricharan was invited to Praxis first Nexus event in Lebanon ' Heritage for Global Challenges' because of their role as Postdoctoral Researcher on the AHRC-GCRF project 'The politics …Dr Smriti Haricharan, PRAXIS, , , event india lebanon locationfilm language-english
First Steps in Film-MakingBlog (2019/07/07) First Steps in Film-Making, , , , event india phase2 locationblog language-english subject-reflections
Filmmakers from The Kohima Institute: Our Changing the Story journeyBlog (2019/12/19) Filmmakers from The Kohima Institute: Our Changing the Story journey, , , india changemakers locationblog language-english subject-reflections