The individuals sharing their knowledge are the “Scholars” and the beneficiaries are the “Schoolers. Our focus is on the leadership development of the youth by the youth but not at the exclusion of professionals. The examples include high schoolers (Scholars) mentoring younger children (Schoolers), students from prestigious institutions, or a medical/professional program sharing their journey with aspiring students/parents, and professionals sharing their insight with youth on how to succeed.
S2S is not “one size fits all” initiative but it has the potential for enrichment at all levels with no disciplinary, topical, and geographical boundaries. Vidya Gyan is exploring how S2S can be implemented in its network of government primary schools with local Scholars in India.