The other side of online education: a serious threat to employment We have been familiar with students wearing neat uniforms, waiting for school buses and entering the school afresh before first bell rings. Thanks to Covid-19, the whole schooling system is under a silent tectonic transformation. No School bus, no early waking
The Annual Survey of Education Report (ASER) highlights the dysfunctional early childhood education (ECE) system. The Draft National Education Policy (DNEP) requires urgent implementation. Since 2005, Pratham has been publishing an Annual Survey of Education Report. ASER assesses the learning levels of rural school children, both in government and private schools.
Tamil Nadu is overperforming in terms of both primary and secondary education, achieving almost 100 per cent Net Enrolment Ratio (NER) in primary education. One noteworthy feature is the dropout rate was a mere 0.8 per cent in primary and 1.35 per cent in upper primary education. The school education system
New Education Policy (NEP) prepared by a nine-member committee headed by Dr. K Kasturirangan. NEP has the potential to usher in a new era in India’s education sector. Since children learn languages quickly between the ages of 2 and 8, NEP suggests that children can be encouraged to learn several languages.
Education in India will reach new heights if the recommendations of the New Education Policy (NEP) are implemented. Nearly 80 per cent of students in higher education are enrolled in affiliated colleges, which merely act as coaching centers and examination conducting body for the parent university. The most significant proposal of
If at least 25 per cent of the CSR spend by corporates is donated to institutions of higher learning and research, we can expect Indian success stories like ISRO, DRDO, Nuclear Power Corporation of India, C-DAC, Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology... to deliver patents and products that will be
India has always supported science, technology, engineering and mathematics but the criticism has been that the education is too theoretical. More recently, there is a welcome shift towards making these more practical, fun and experiential. In particular, robotics competitions, catering from elementary schools to colleges, have been one of the
The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) is India’s largest NGO-run survey. Pratham, the education-NGO, has been conducting it since 2005. Findings are disseminated at national, state, district and village levels and influence education policies. Pratham works towards the provision of quality education to the underprivileged children in India. Over the