Right to Education
09 & 10 July 2016 | Various Media
National Education Policy Alliance, India's diverse group of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), has started an avant-garde concept of creating a Wiki on the government's draft National Education Policy (NEP) to democratize the policy discourse.
Islamabad: Participants of a policy discussion forum stated that the greatest strength of South Asia is its human resource — a young population — and innovative initiatives through partnerships can help utilise this workforce in overcoming deprivation and discrimination for substantive equity for all people.
Right to Education legislation offers perverse incentives; education vouchers empowers parents instead of school inspectors The state regulations on education service delivery may cause more harm than good by denying access to millions of low income families.
30 August 2011 - The 9 August ruling of the Supreme Court that schools in Tamilnadu must implement Samacheer Kalvi immediately has received mixed reactions. Some think it is a great step forward for equality and social justice, while others fear that it will undermine the quality of education in some schools. I believe the judgment is flawed, and will prove harmful to the students, parents, and teachers of Tamilnadu.
School voucher is the most powerful instrument to make government run schools accountable, say Parth J Shah and Baishali Bomjan
The Indian educational system is the second largest in the world in providing access and coverage and spends a whopping Rs.41,978 crore annually. This figure is impressive, but we are all too painfully aware that inefficiencies abound in this system. There is a huge gap between our aspirations and the achievements on the ground, which reflect poor accountability for the tax payers’ money.