Where are you in the journey and how do you take the next leap? transforming your state or district’s public school system

Mourshed, Mona and Mangaleswaran, Ramesh and Venkataraman, Ramya (2011) Where are you in the journey and how do you take the next leap? transforming your state or district’s public school system. Learning Curve (16). pp. 30-33.

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Abstract

As a country we have made significant positive strides in access and enrollment, and in providing basic facilities in schools. The next big challenge in primary schooling is the quality of education. As these quotes also suggest, this challenge is now widely acknowledged. Assessments by independent entities, parent migration to private schools especially in urban areas, active debate generated by non-profits and strong push from funders, have all emphasized the tremendous magnitude of the quality gap and helped create awareness. Over the last few years, a large number of initiatives – led by governments, non-profits and for-profits – have been launched and driven around the country, to improve quality of education. While these are great starting points, in many situations, they have been insufficient for two key reasons.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Elementary education, Early childhood education
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Foundation Publications
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2018 17:50
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2018 05:18
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/780
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