Category: Education Policy and Design
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June 4, 2020
The current crisis has necessitated school closures, the impact of which is being felt by millions of school-going children across India. The risks associated with the same for girls, however, are likely to be heightened, especially for girls from low-income and disadvantaged backgrounds. In this conversation with noted educationist Vimala Ramachandran, Shreeradha Mishra explores the nuances of the disproportionate impact of school closures on girls and discusses the role of effective policy-making and implementation to address the disruption caused by COVID-19 to the lives of school-going girls.
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February 28, 2020
India has one of the largest education systems in the world with over 1.5 million schools and over 250 million enrolments. Despite high enrolment the quality of education suffers from certain fundamental drawbacks - the most significant of them being the imbalance in learning levels. This article explores the need for quality Early Child Care and Education (ECCE) programmes in India, and the challenges to the current policy on public pre-school education in India

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