Searching with a thematic focus on Education in India
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- DocumentInternational Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), 2007This report presents an overview of the campaign “Disaster risk reduction begins at school” and the lessons learned from good practice in different countries affected by various natural and man-made disasters. Children are the most vulnerable age group during any disaster, especially those attending school, as school buildings are often destroyed.DocumentConsortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2007This paper aims to present a case study of the current status of inclusive education (IE) in India with a focus on children with disabilities.DocumentConsortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2008India made a Constitutional commitment to provide free and compulsory education to all children up to the age of 14 nearly 60 years ago. The goal, which was expected to be achieved by 1960, remains elusive, even now.DocumentConsortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2008There are still many categories of children in India for whom adequate and appropriate strategies are not in place for their effective education. One such category are the children of seasonal migrants.Document
Education and social equity: with a special focus on scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in elementary educationConsortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2008The Scheduled Castes (SCs, also known as Dalits) and Scheduled Tribes (STs, also known as Adivasis) are among the most socially and educationally disadvantaged groups in India. This paper examines issues concerning school access and equity for SC and ST communities and also highlights their unique problems, which may require divergent policy responses. The paper aims to:DocumentOECD Development Centre, 2008The paper examines the state of human capital in India. It looks at areas such as primary and secondary education, and their interrelationships with health care. It also looks at the private sector and tertiary education as areas where institutional changes can be made.DocumentConsortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2008This monograph reviews literature on school and class size. It estimates the numbers of small schools and numbers of children learning in small schools worldwide, and concludes by looking at implications for on-going and future CREATE studies, in particular the Community and School studies in Bangladesh, Ghana and India.DocumentConsortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2008India accounts for 30 per cent of the world’s total illiterate population and around 70 per cent of these illiterates are women. This review paper draws on recent data to map the access and participation rates of girls relative to boys.DocumentResearch Consortium on Educational Outcomes and Poverty, 2008While attention is being focused on young people’s potential for social transformation, some of them – such as those with disabilities – remain alienated from mainstream debates on development. Little is known about the experiences of the millions of disabled young people in India aged between 12 and 24, nor how they and the others around them make sense of their lives andDocumentInternational Monetary Fund, 2008This paper addresses the question about the influence of trade policy on schooling and child labor decisions in low income countries in the context of India's 1991 tariff reforms. In the 1990s, rural India experienced a dramatic increase in schooling and decline in child labour.