The main objective of the trust is to enhance children’s capacity for critical thinking and creative expression by using innovative methods of learning and teaching. Towards this, we run language learning programs in government schools, operate NEET’s Community Library cum Resource Centre and ECCE programme. The trust conducts capacity engagement programme for educators and grassroots organisations on language teaching, learning and creating vibrant library spaces. We are also engaged in curriculum development, translation and creation of quality children’s literature in Assamese. Additionally, we have created multiple teacher guiding documents to support teachers in their classroom transactions.
An integrated pathway encompassing the four pillars central to a child’s life: family, community, school and government
A just, equitable and sustainable society, in which dignity of labour is respected.
To create educational cultures that nourish children to be critically aware and creative thinkers so that they become rational individuals who are independent and make meaningful contribution to society.
Though registered as a Public Charitable trust in 2009, NEET started functioning in 2016 by documenting good teaching learning practices across the Indian education space. We began engaging with teachers and children through workshops to enhance their creative expressions and critical thinking by using innovative techniques of learning like discovery method, theater and storytelling.
Risha gained several years of valuable experience in education/learning at the Azim Premji Foundation after her masters in development from Azim Premji University. She had also worked at the North East Technical Education Society and conducted research such as ‘Evaluation of the Diploma in Elementary Education Programme offered by KKHSOU: Lessons from Its Implementation”.
A founder trustee of NEET, Jayanti has a masters in botany and a deep interest in education through her social work experience as an executive member of the Association of Social Health of India. She has also been involved in conservation issues through her membership at the Assam (Bhorelli) Angling and Conservation Association.z
With a doctorate in education, Indranee has been Executive Director and Professor at the Omiya Kumar Institute of Social Change and Development, Professor at Gauhati University and Handique College, and has supervised the PhDs of 9 scholars. She is a member of IAMEC, the Women’s Studies Department of Dibrugarh University, the Indian Association of Women’s Studies, etc. She has over 10 publications to her credit and over 14 research projects.
Monisha Behal is the CEO of North East Network, a women’s organisation based in Assam, Meghalaya and Nagaland. A well-known social development worker in Assam, she has brought social justice to women by providing them knowledge of their rights and the necessary confidence to fight all odds. She has influenced policy planning for women on different platforms, including at the national level. Monisha has been a spirited spokesperson for women’s issues in North East India for many years.
Assamese Resources Person
Possessing masters in Mass communication and D.El.Ed, she has a rich experience of teaching primary school children. She has also worked in electronic Media and event management. Her role in NEET includes creating curricular materials and teaching manuals to teach Assamese, conducting the language learning programmes in schools and teaching Assamese in NEET’s Community Library.
Parismita’s journey with NEET began in 2018 as an intern, moving onto Library Coordinator, currently she is the Coordinator of the Language Learning Programme. A post-graduate Women’s Studies from Gauhati University, she has been actively involved in different organizations. A National level athlete in Lawn Bowls, she has been awarded Sport pension by the Assam Government. Her other interests include performing in plays, reading and traveling.
Coordinator ECCE programme
A post-graduate in Assamese, Prathana possesses a rich experience of teaching primary school children. She has worked with NGO, Gramiya Vikas Mancha as a teacher and Data Collector. At NEET, she is the Coordinator of the ECCE Programme, teaches pre-primary children and the children who come to the Community library.
Anindita Das is a B.com graduate under Guwahati University with a specialization in Management. She started working since 2015 as an executive accountant in G.L.Publication. After that she took a short time training period in P.K.Sethia Tax Consultant and joined in Bajaj Infotech Pvt Ltd for 1.5 years
Later on she joined as a Pre-primary teacher in KIDZEE to conduct various activities to engage the children under 5 years. With an experience of more than 4 years Anindita is has joined Northeast Educational Trust (NEET) as an Accountant cum Early Childhood Care and Education Educator. She creates lesson plans, teaches, documents children’s progress. Also, she has the responsibility of organizational accounts by entering different financial information and maintaining all financial records for programmes and for the organization.
Nilakshi, a post-graduate in English Literature from Tezpur University, has over 4 years of
teaching experience. She values “mission-based organizations rather than profit-based
organisations.” Her role in NEET consists of creating curricular materials to teach English,
teaching English through the Language Learning Programme and in NEET’s Community
Library. Prior to this, she has worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of English,
Sonapur College and in other Trusts like U&I (Karnataka) and ITC (Punjab).
Kabyashree did her graduation in Political Science from Cotton University and Post-graduation in Masters of Arts (Peace and Conflict Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Guwahati in Peace and Conflict Studies. She is the Fundraiser and Communications
Lead in North East Educational Trust (NEET) since April'23. Her role in NEET is to ensure all fundraising and marketing initiatives are planned, delivered, monitored and evaluated
effectively. Prior to this, she has worked as a Consultant with “The Energy and Renewable Institute (TERI)” and as a District Coordinator in a project named "The Birds & Bees Talk
(TBBT)", Kohima with Adventist and Development Relief Agency (ADRA). She has interned with various institutions like National Human Rights Commission (NHRC),Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) and Saksham- Center for Child Education & Women