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  • DFC SINGAPORE

    November 2023

    DFC Singapore had their national celebration themed as 'Better Together', where 20 teams participated with children from across the country.

  • DFC GHANA

    November 2023

    DFC Ghana had their national celebration themed as “Unlocked Superpowers: Reimagining the World".

  • Sweden all set to join DFC family

    August 2023

    A long time user, supporter and advocate of DFC, Stephan and Helena from Sweden are all set to join the DFC family.

  • Kiran awarded Inspirational Guru Award 2023

    August 2023

    Kiran was selected as the recipient of the prestigious Inspirational Guru Award 2023. Her relentless dedication and visionary leadership as the founder of Riverside School, Ahmedabad, have transformed education and empowered countless lives.

  • GPM 2023 planning preparation begins

    August 2023

    The Global team is actively preparing for the upcoming Global Partner Meeting (GPM) through a two-part approach: an inclusive online session fostering mutual engagement and collaborative learning, alongside a pivotal in-person gathering in Ahmedabad, India, on November 30th and December 1st, supported by a travel grant for partner attendance.

  • Kiran visited Singapore

    July 2023

    Kiran took out an hour from her personal trip to Singapore. She raised the team’s spirits to 120%. Her spirit and joy is contagious. - Madhu, DFC Singapore

  • Welcome DFC Cyprus

    July 2023

    Alexander Shkuratova & Alexandra Shkuratova, a father daughter duo from Cyprus who will lead DFC Cyprus. Alexander is also the founder and CEO of the Island Private School of Limassol.

  • From DFC Taiwan

    July 2023

    Check out this heartfelt video from DFC Taiwan where the teachers talk and inspire others to create an impact in education.

    Know More
  • The Student Council batch 2023 Highlight

    July 2023

    Afifah (SCM Indonesia) was selected as one of the Indonesian representatives at CEI (Caretakers of the Environment International). The conference was held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from 2nd to 8th July, 2023.

  • DFC gets published in Argentina

    June 2023

    Read through an interesting article that captures the I CAN movement in Argentina.

    Know More
  • Welcome DFC Turkey

    July 2023

    Elif Özmenek Çarmıklı, an experienced educator, possesses a diverse academic and professional background. She has served as a Program Development Specialist at the International Research Institute in New York, as well as a political risk specialist at AIG.

  • Kiran visits DFC Israel

    May 2023

    Kiran on a 3 day visit to DFC Israel, She met with our partner and participated in various activities including panel discussions, workshop, school visits etc.

  • Introduction to our SCM 2023

    A great opportunity to meet with our newest batch of SMC members and listen to their stories. We are amazed by listening to our children and their stories, we can inspire others to take action and make a difference in the world.

    Know More
  • Kiran Speaks at Delos Alpha Generation event

    May 2023

    Kiran Sethi speaks at Delos Alpha Generation event in Mykonos Greece.

  • Riverside nominated as world top 10 innovation

    June 2023

    Watch as Riverside received this momentous accolade of being a top 10 school under innovation in World's best School Prize 2023

    Know More
  • Riverside gets featured

    June 2023

    An article which features Riverside school on how it empowers through Empathy

    Know More
  • Riverside nominated as world top 10 innovation

    June 2023

    Watch as Riverside received this momentous accolade of being a top 10 school under innovation in World's best School Prize 2023

    Know More
  • New Partner from Haiti joins DFC

    Apr. 2023

    Welcome our newest DFC Family member from Haiti. Mr. Jean Bernard J. Boursiquot is the founder director of Koutpous, an organization in Haiti.

  • Power of Partners

    Apr. 2023

    The April edition of ‘The Power of Partners’, which was led by Juanita and Jawad, who are members of DFC Global's Grants and Funding Committee.

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  • Network partners strategic calls

    Mar. 2023

    Kiran meets global partners in a series of strategic calls where she discusses DFC Global's plans for the year 2023.

  • Celebrating International Women's Day

    Mar. 2023

    Celebrating the powerful women of DFC through the words of our DFC men on the International Women's Day. Check our social media pages to know what the men had to say!

    Facebook  Instagram
  • Kiran as a speaker at Under25

    Mar. 2023

    Kiran Sethi as a speaker at the Under 25 Summit 2023 - World's Leading Youth Festival which was attended by more than 2500+ youth from all over the country.

    Know More
  • Kiran meets the NISA team

    Feb. 2023

    Kiran was invited to speak on innovation in education at the Manthan Conference organized by NISA ( National Independent Schools Association) at Chandigarh, Haryana. The Hon Education Minister of Haryana expressed his interest in sending a team to visit Riverside.

  • Meeting of European partners on Erasmus+

    Feb. 2023

    On the 17th of February, in Thessaloniki, Greece DfC Spain, Serbia, Poland and Bulgaria and the social enterprise Infinity Greece, who are partners at the "Better Together" Erasmus+ cooperation partnership project met to discuss the progress of the project

  • Masterclass with Sandy Spiecher- former ceo IDEO

    Jan. 2023

    A very insightful masterclass on how How Empathy Expands the Imagination.Every design process begins with empathy — going out and feeling the world around you. How does empathy turn into new ideas, and eventually impact?

    Know More
  • Student council from 16 countries

    Jan. 2023

    We welcomed our new batch of Student Council Members 2023 from 16 countries. Looking forward to a year-long interaction with them. :) Please check the website to know more about their stories of change.

    Know More
  • Nikita Desai from DFC global at LPI festival

    Jan. 2023

    Nikita was part of the speaker panel on ‘Imagination TV session’ at Learning Planet Festival - Imagination in the Classroom.

    Know More
  • Year End call with the Global partners

    Dec. 2022

    We had a Year End Call with our DFC Global Partners which was led by Miguel (for ice breaker activity) and by Kiran to share about the key highlights of the year 2022. What a warm feeling of being together virtually!!

    Know More
  • OECD - Education 2030

    2022

    OECD future of education and skills features Kiran Sethi as she shares about the importance of student agency and how empathy shapes and directs this student agency.

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  • Ashoka Changemaker summits features Kiran Sethi

    Nov. 2022

    Featuring Kiran Sethi as she shares "We don't need permission to make the world a better place".

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  • Kiran Bir Sethi on a student-centred curriculum

    Nov. 2022

    Kiran Sethi shares insights and wisdom on what makes a student centered curriculum, she also shares about Design for Change and I CAN School, and how these two initiatives are making a global impact.

    Know More
  • A student-centred curriculum at Riverside School

    Nov. 2022

    Wonderful insights and learnings as shared by the founder of Riverside school about student-centered pedagogy practices.

    Know More
  • Be the Change celebration- Malaysia and Uruguay.

    Nov. 2022

    The Be the Change Celebration was held across two hubs - Malaysia and Uruguay. The event saw a participation of more than 1000+ educators and children from 25+ countries sharing the I CAN stories across two days.

    Know More
  • Podcast by Kiran on I Can Approach

    Nov. 2022

    Listen to Kiran Sethi as she shares about the I CAN approach that creates children of the world.Children who are more empowered, more confident and more HUMANe not by Chance but by Design.

    Know More
  • DFC in Hall of Fame for HundrED

    Nov. 2022

    Design for Change has received a new recognition as a special recognition to education innovations that have demonstrated sustained growth of impact and scalability.

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  • Teaching and Learning Forum, Doha

    Oct. 2022

    Kiran Sethi as a keynote at an event by the Education Development Institute, Qatar.

    Know More
  • ChangeNow 2022

    May 2022

    Kiran Sethi at the ChangeNow 2022 conference shared about the future of education and the changes that must happen today.

    Know More
  • Masterclass with Yuhyun Park

    Feb. 2022

    Learn about online safety from Yuhyun Park, founder, DQ World, an online education platform that enables children to self-learn Digital Intelligence Quotient.

    Know More
  • 10 new countries joins Design for Change

    This year, we have 10 countries that have embodied the I CAN belief and are taking DFC in their respective territories and regions.

  • Design for Change has been selected as one of the 7 innovations to enter the first ever Hall of Fame category!!

    These innovations are selected for demonstrating sustained impact and growth and is implementing a leading education solution!

    Know More
  • Happiness school

    Oct. 2022

    Riverside is featured in a documentary.

    Know More
  • CAN’VERSATION with Wendy Kopp

    Mar. 2021

    Ceo/Co founder of Teach for All, Wendy Kopp shares her wisdom about lessons on leading with hope and courage to the global community.

    Know More
  • The Future of Education, 2020

    Dec. 2020

    7 magnificent and inspiring people in the field of education share their insights and wisdom on fixing the current education system.

    Know More
  • Stephine Long from International Baccalaureate

    Dec. 2020

    An insightful conversation with Kiran Sethi about empowering and inspiring students to embrace the I CAN belief and go out and change their world.

    Know More
  • LIBRO PACTO EDUCATIVO GLOGAL,OIEC

    2020

    A compilation of activities from around the world in collborartion with the OIEC with details of the methodology, dissemination along with ample inspiring and encourarging stories of change

    Know More
  • A case study on Design for Change

    April. 2018

    Design for Change is profiled as A case study on Design for Change and how the FIDS framework empower children to create a better world

    Know More
  • Taking Design Thinking to schools

    2017

    The FIDS framework covered in this book along with other examples of how design thinking is shaping the new pedagogy of the world by empowering future ready children.

    Know More
  • Thinking and Acting like a Designer: How Design Thinking supports Innovation in K-12 Education

    2017

    Great endorsement of Riverside and DFC in this book devoted to design thinking compiled by IDEO.

    Know More
  • DFC Featured on Scroll.in

    Sept. 2016

    Examples of great stories of change by our young change agents as they take actions using the FIDS framework to make their world a better place.

    Know More
  • DFC in Mentor magazine- Pg 29-33

    Sept. 2016

    Design for Change is featured in one of leading magazine for teachers.

    Know More
  • Case Study complied by Harvard Graduate School of Education on Design for Change

    Sept. 2016
    Know More
  • DFC in Huffington post-

    2013

    Can the American school system learn from the I CAN framework? Read to know how it happen?

    Know More
  • Kiran Bir Sethi on a student-centred curriculum

    Nov. 2022

    Kiran Sethi shares insights and wisdom on what makes a student centered curriculum, she also shares about Design for Change and I CAN School, and how these two initiatives are making a global impact.

    Know More
  • A case study on Design for Change

    April. 2018

    Design for Change is profiled as A case study on Design for Change and how the FIDS framework empower children to create a better world

    Know More
  • LIBRO PACTO EDUCATIVO GLOGAL,OIEC

    2020

    A compilation of activities from around the world in collborartion with the OIEC with details of the methodology, dissemination along with ample inspiring and encourarging stories of change

    Know More
  • Taking Design Thinking to schools

    2017

    The FIDS framework covered in this book along with other examples of how design thinking is shaping the new pedagogy of the world by empowering future ready children.

    Know More
  • Case Study complied by Harvard Graduate School of Education on Design for Change

    Sept. 2016
    Know More
  • Thinking and Acting like a Designer: How Design Thinking supports Innovation in K-12 Education

    2017

    Great endorsement of Riverside and DFC in this book devoted to design thinking compiled by IDEO.

    Know More
  • DFC Featured on Scroll.in

    Sept. 2016

    Examples of great stories of change by our young change agents as they take actions using the FIDS framework to make their world a better place.

    Know More
  • DFC in Huffington post-

    2013

    Can the American school system learn from the I CAN framework? Read to know how it happen?

    Know More
  • DFC in Mentor magazine- Pg 29-33

    Sept. 2016

    Design for Change is featured in one of leading magazine for teachers.

    Know More
  • Greece enters DFC family

    November 2023

    Alexandra Mitsotaki, Co-Founder and President of World Human Forum. Design for Change is now in 71 Countries!!

  • DFC SINGAPORE

    November 2023

    DFC Singapore had their national celebration themed as 'Better Together', where 20 teams participated with children from across the country.

  • DFC GHANA

    November 2023

    DFC Ghana had their national celebration themed as “Unlocked Superpowers: Reimagining the World".

  • GPM 2023 planning preparation begins

    August 2023

    The Global team is actively preparing for the upcoming Global Partner Meeting (GPM) through a two-part approach: an inclusive online session fostering mutual engagement and collaborative learning, alongside a pivotal in-person gathering in Ahmedabad, India, on November 30th and December 1st, supported by a travel grant for partner attendance.

  • Sweden all set to join DFC family

    August 2023

    A long time user, supporter and advocate of DFC, Stephan and Helena from Sweden are all set to join the DFC family.

  • Kiran visited Singapore

    July 2023

    Kiran took out an hour from her personal trip to Singapore. She raised the team’s spirits to 120%. Her spirit and joy is contagious. - Madhu, DFC Singapore

  • Welcome DFC Cyprus

    July 2023

    Alexander Shkuratova & Alexandra Shkuratova, a father daughter duo from Cyprus who will lead DFC Cyprus. Alexander is also the founder and CEO of the Island Private School of Limassol.

  • From DFC Taiwan

    July 2023

    Check out this heartfelt video from DFC Taiwan where the teachers talk and inspire others to create an impact in education.

    Know More
  • The Student Council batch 2023 Highlight

    July 2023

    Afifah (SCM Indonesia) was selected as one of the Indonesian representatives at CEI (Caretakers of the Environment International). The conference was held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from 2nd to 8th July, 2023.

  • DFC gets published in Argentina

    June 2023

    Read through an interesting article that captures the I CAN movement in Argentina.

    Know More
  • Welcome DFC Turkey

    July 2023

    Elif Özmenek Çarmıklı, an experienced educator, possesses a diverse academic and professional background. She has served as a Program Development Specialist at the International Research Institute in New York, as well as a political risk specialist at AIG.

  • Kiran visits DFC Israel

    May 2023

    Kiran on a 3 day visit to DFC Israel, She met with our partner and participated in various activities including panel discussions, workshop, school visits etc.

  • Introduction to our SCM 2023

    A great opportunity to meet with our newest batch of SMC members and listen to their stories. We are amazed by listening to our children and their stories, we can inspire others to take action and make a difference in the world.

    Know More
  • Kiran Speaks at Delos Alpha Generation event

    May 2023

    Kiran Sethi speaks at Delos Alpha Generation event in Mykonos Greece.

  • Riverside nominated as world top 10 innovation

    June 2023

    Watch as Riverside received this momentous accolade of being a top 10 school under innovation in World's best School Prize 2023

    Know More
  • Riverside nominated as world top 10 innovation

    June 2023

    Watch as Riverside received this momentous accolade of being a top 10 school under innovation in World's best School Prize 2023

    Know More
  • Riverside gets featured

    June 2023

    An article which features Riverside school on how it empowers through Empathy

    Know More
  • Meeting of European partners on Erasmus+

    Feb. 2023

    On the 17th of February, in Thessaloniki, Greece DfC Spain, Serbia, Poland and Bulgaria and the social enterprise Infinity Greece, who are partners at the "Better Together" Erasmus+ cooperation partnership project met to discuss the progress of the project

  • Kiran as a speaker at Under25

    Mar. 2023

    Kiran Sethi as a speaker at the Under 25 Summit 2023 - World's Leading Youth Festival which was attended by more than 2500+ youth from all over the country.

    Know More
  • Network partners strategic calls

    Mar. 2023

    Kiran meets global partners in a series of strategic calls where she discusses DFC Global's plans for the year 2023.

  • Celebrating International Women's Day

    Mar. 2023

    Celebrating the powerful women of DFC through the words of our DFC men on the International Women's Day. Check our social media pages to know what the men had to say!

    Facebook  Instagram
  • Kiran meets the NISA team

    Feb. 2023

    Kiran was invited to speak on innovation in education at the Manthan Conference organized by NISA ( National Independent Schools Association) at Chandigarh, Haryana. The Hon Education Minister of Haryana expressed his interest in sending a team to visit Riverside.

  • Meeting of European partners on Erasmus+

    Feb. 2023

    On the 17th of February, in Thessaloniki, Greece DfC Spain, Serbia, Poland and Bulgaria and the social enterprise Infinity Greece, who are partners at the "Better Together" Erasmus+ cooperation partnership project met to discuss the progress of the project

  • Masterclass with Sandy Spiecher- former ceo IDEO

    Jan. 2023

    A very insightful masterclass on how How Empathy Expands the Imagination.Every design process begins with empathy — going out and feeling the world around you. How does empathy turn into new ideas, and eventually impact?

    Know More
  • Student council from 16 countries

    Jan. 2023

    We welcomed our new batch of Student Council Members 2023 from 16 countries. Looking forward to a year-long interaction with them. :) Please check the website to know more about their stories of change.

    Know More
  • Nikita Desai from DFC global at LPI festival

    Jan. 2023

    Nikita was part of the speaker panel on ‘Imagination TV session’ at Learning Planet Festival - Imagination in the Classroom.

    Know More
  • Year End call with the Global partners

    Dec. 2022

    We had a Year End Call with our DFC Global Partners which was led by Miguel (for ice breaker activity) and by Kiran to share about the key highlights of the year 2022. What a warm feeling of being together virtually!!

    Know More
  • A student-centred curriculum at Riverside School

    Nov. 2022

    Wonderful insights and learnings as shared by the founder of Riverside school about student-centered pedagogy practices.

    Know More
  • Be the Change celebration- Malaysia and Uruguay.

    Nov. 2022

    The Be the Change Celebration was held across two hubs - Malaysia and Uruguay. The event saw a participation of more than 1000+ educators and children from 25+ countries sharing the I CAN stories across two days.

    Know More
  • Podcast by Kiran on I Can Approach

    Nov. 2022

    Listen to Kiran Sethi as she shares about the I CAN approach that creates children of the world.Children who are more empowered, more confident and more HUMANe not by Chance but by Design.

    Know More
  • Teaching and Learning Forum, Doha

    Oct. 2022

    Kiran Sethi as a keynote at an event by the Education Development Institute, Qatar.

    Know More
  • ChangeNow 2022

    May 2022

    Kiran Sethi at the ChangeNow 2022 conference shared about the future of education and the changes that must happen today.

    Know More
  • Masterclass with Yuhyun Park

    Feb. 2022

    Learn about online safety from Yuhyun Park, founder, DQ World, an online education platform that enables children to self-learn Digital Intelligence Quotient.

    Know More
  • 10 new countries joins Design for Change

    This year, we have 10 countries that have embodied the I CAN belief and are taking DFC in their respective territories and regions.

  • Design for Change has been selected as one of the 7 innovations to enter the first ever Hall of Fame category!!

    These innovations are selected for demonstrating sustained impact and growth and is implementing a leading education solution!

    Know More
  • Happiness school

    Oct. 2022

    Riverside is featured in a documentary.

    Know More
  • CAN’VERSATION with Wendy Kopp

    Mar. 2021

    Ceo/Co founder of Teach for All, Wendy Kopp shares her wisdom about lessons on leading with hope and courage to the global community.

    Know More
  • The Future of Education, 2020

    Dec. 2020

    7 magnificent and inspiring people in the field of education share their insights and wisdom on fixing the current education system.

    Know More
  • Stephine Long from International Baccalaureate

    Dec. 2020

    An insightful conversation with Kiran Sethi about empowering and inspiring students to embrace the I CAN belief and go out and change their world.

    Know More