Study Hall Educational Foundation at a Glance

Study Hall Degree College
Expanding our universe of care still further, Study Hall Educational Foundation is extending its arms upwards into higher education this year. We are ready with "The Study Hall College", a high quality undergraduate degree college, affiliated to Lucknow University in the academic session 2017-2018. Admission Open >>
Study Hall School
An English medium co-educational secondary school, affiliated to C.B.S.E. and located in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow. Established in 1986, the school has a strength of over 1500 students who are being imparted education up to class XII standard in various streams.
Digital Study Hall
Digital Study Hall, started in 2005, is a research project that seeks to improve education for the poor children in slums and rural schools in India. It runs pilot "hubs" in India (Lucknow, Kolkata and Pune) and in Nepal.
Prerna Girls School
Prerna, is a K-12 school for underprivileged girls coming from economically poor backgrounds. These girls come from the neighboring slums and communities and being compelled by their circumstances, most of them work in houses as domestic helpers.
Vidyasthali Kanar School, established in 2005, is a co - educational high school (UP Board and NIOS) situated in Kanar Village, 32 kilometres away from Lucknow, that enables 433 students from 55 villages to have access to quality education in their own area.
DOSTI, Study Hallís Inclusive School for specially-abled people, established in 2005 takes care of over 100 children through its Early Intervention, Home-based and Regular School Programs.Children are identified in the initial stages of schooling and are included in the programs designed to help (those who can) catch up with their developmental milestones.
Prerna Boys School
Prerna Boys School is a school for underprivileged boys from very poor economic backgrounds. It is an afternoon school that runs in the Study Hall Prep School and Study Hall Centre for Learning premises in Gomtinagar, Lucknow. Presently it has 165 students and 12 teachers.
Center For Learning
With an aim to help children cope with academic pressures of centeralised board, CFL paces the curriculum for students with help of open school program. Center for Learning was founded on 1st July, 2013 in an integrated set-up along with other SHEF units.

Nursery Teacher Vocational Training

N.I.O.S. at Study Hall School

The Nursery Teacher Vocational Training Programme opens opportunities to be an early childhood educator in Pre-Primary schools.

It is ideally suited for those who aspire to be teachers and are willing to do something meaningful and creative.

Study Hall has become an accredited institution (AI) of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) on 11 December, 2014. AI Center Code is 210644.

At Study Hall we believe that - 'Children are unique, powerful, important persons, worthy of our respect.'

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Study Hall Success Stories
Study Hall Educational Foundation wins Social Entrepreneur of the year 2017 award
Dr. Urvashi Sahni speaking on girl education and women empowerment at TEDx Chandigarh
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In Press

An article by The Sydney Morning Herald on how Prerna Girls School converts submissive girls into empowered women.
March 19, 2017
An article by NBC News, Asian America on how Prerna Girls School is continuing to radicalize education to transform lives.
February 16, 2017
An article by TIME on how Prerna Girls School is working to end child marriage.
August 4, 2016
An article by on how Prerna Girls School is solving the problem of drop outs in cities.
September 21, 2016
Dr. Urvashi Sahni featured in FEMINA's March 2017 edition.
March 14, 2017

Latest Updates

UNICEF, Uttar Pradesh hosted state level consultation on Preventing Child Marriage in Uttar Pradesh on March 17, 2015. Dr. Urvashi Sahni was invited to chair a panel on Perspectives on Child Marriage. The event also showcased a musical presentation by students of Prerna Girls School.
March 2015
Primary Education in India: Progress and Challenges
The Second Modi-Obama Summit: Building the India-U.S. Partnership
January 2015
Center for Universal Education at Brookings hosted a discussion on how local leadership and community-based solutions can help advance girls education across the world.
December 12, 2014
Celebrating Progress and Asking What's Next for Girls' Education The Center for Universal Education at Brookings hosted a discussion on the way forward for girls' education.....
June 17, 2014
Rebecca Winthrop from The Brookings Institution in conversation with Dr. Sahni about the challenges of promoting girls education in developing countries.
January 14, 2013