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CONNECT is an initiative in view of doing research and organising various programs in the interdisciplinary area of media, socio-cultural and religious life.

Teachers learn child rights at Christ the King, Sujanpur

By |March 12th, 2016|

The teachers of the Christ the King School in Pathankote took part in a seminar titled ‘Give Us Our Rights’. The sessions were lead by Jose Vallikatt.

The sessions were on child rights and protection within a school context. Teachers are handling with children and there are various legal aspects involved when dealing with children.

Children do […]

Police enlightened on child rights and protection

By |March 11th, 2016|

Children have equal rights as do the adults. However, in countries such as India, many children are abused and not protected. Police force is one agency that is supposed to provide legal protection for juvenile.

Childline Nodal Agency Saint Francis Home Pathankot organized a seminar on Child Care and Protection (J.J.ACT) for the Police Personnel of […]

Changing Habits

By |March 1st, 2016|

I was walking my way to the parish church for the morning Mass. Suddenly I heard a loud music approaching me from behind. I turned back to find a young lady walking at the pace of music being played aloud in her mobile phone.

In one of the media literacy sessions in a Kanpur school, Nafisa, […]

New Media = Digital Divide?

By |October 10th, 2015|

New media has had a profound effect on three of the most essential categories of society in the twenty-first century: economics, politics, and the exchange of ideas. It is important to sketch a brief schematic life of new media in the Information Age.

Economically, new media is the globe’s commercial skeleton. Fiber optic wiring networks between […]

Media Literacy

By |September 19th, 2015|

Cultural transformations affect young children, individuals as well as families in unprecedented ways. Globalisation, market culture, and proliferation of media are influencing our life and perspectives. This special situation forces us to rethink the content, format and the style of our education system.

Media is increasingly becoming part and parcel of our life. Everyday new technologies […]

Media Literacy: Kanpur Chapter

By |September 19th, 2015|

CONNECT has delivered media literacy programmes in two of the Ursuline Schools in Kanpur last week.

Fr Jose Vallikatt in the input session


In this program at least 600 students of class IX and XI attended the program.

Students in a discussion exercise on media

The sessions started with providing fundamentals of understanding media, and lead the the students […]

The Connect World!

By |September 19th, 2015|

Welcome to CONNECT. This space would unveil a large world of New Media related facts, figures, research, opinions and other information.

This is the space you would come to know more about CONNECT and about its activities.

Media Literacy (Student’s Module)

By |August 1st, 2015|

Media is increasingly becoming part and parcel of our life. Everyday new technologies and gadgets come to the market as well as to our lives. This has changed our life significantly though we are not aware about it. One has to be a media literate to be successful and safe in the media saturated world.

Connect […]

Cast Your Net CYN

By |August 1st, 2015|

Cast Your Net A short course dealing with New Media and Evangelisation. The course orients the participants – priests, religious persons and lay people, men and women as well as seniors and juniors to be productive and effective media people who are committed to evangelising the world.

More information available here

Teacher’s learn media nuances in Mariampur, UP

By |October 19th, 2014|

Media has become an integral part of our life. However, we have not much advanced to integrate these lessons in our school curriculum. In order to make their teachers up to date with related to media, the principal of Mariampur school has organised one day seminar of media and education. Resource persons from CONNECT lead […]