About SFEL

SFEL is a 'not for profit organization' registered under Bombay Public Trusts Act 1950.

Socrates Foundation endeavours to equip students and educators with the competencies necessary for the 21st Century. Catering to the privileged and underprivileged schools alike, we strive to integrate 21st Century skills like Media Literacy, Service Learning, Global Citizenship, Social and Emotional Learning, Digital Citizenship and Environmental Literacy, Creativity and Critical Thinking into their core curriculum.

Aiming to facilitate equitable qualitative & quantitative best practices in Indian pedagogy, we focus on reinforcing the edifice of the 4C’s – Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration and Communication. Facilitated by NASA Educators, Fulbright Fellows, International Exchange Alumni and other Industry Experts, our heuristic programs and unique ‘Knowledge to Action’ approach strives to engage students enabling them inculcate the 4C’s in their routine decision-making. By integrating methods of adaptive learning, designed on upper levels of Blooms Taxonomy – Synthesis, Analysis and Evaluation – our modus operandi is aligned to better suit the needs of todays ‘Digital Natives’. Additionally, our professional development programs for educators and school administrators’ help foster Professional Learning Communities and leverage the power of holistic collaborative teaching.

Initiated in July 2012, our pilot project started under the banner of the ‘International Space Science Club, Pune’ was immensely successful in nurturing creativity through space science activities in students and had won certifications from International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) USA and Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs, US Department of State (ECA).

Other modules of SFEL are drafted on similar lines with an aim provide quality education all sections of society.