Powerful reforms in early language and literacy instruction in India

Menon, Shailaja and Kutty, Sajitha S. and Apte, Neela and Basargekar, Abha and Krishnam, Ramchandar (2019) Powerful reforms in early language and literacy instruction in India. In: Improving Early Literacy Outcomes : Curriculum, Teaching, and Assessment. IBE on Curriculum, Learning, and Assessment (4). Brill, Leiden. ISBN 9789004402331

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Abstract

Shailaja Menon and others acknowledge that India’s national literacy rate has gone up significantly since it gained independence in 1947, but make the case that deeply entrenched cultural beliefs and practices surrounding language and literacy, as well as their related curricula and pedagogy, remain unchanged in many Indian classrooms. They then suggest ways in which India could overcome these beliefs and practices.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Children Education, Comparative Education,Language Education, Education Policy & Politics, Learning Education
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > School of Education
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 20 May 2019 06:18
Last Modified: 20 May 2019 06:27
Related URLs:
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1991
Publisher URL: https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004402379_011

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