Searching with a thematic focus on Education in India
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- DocumentFuture of Children, 2007Can the US learn from the experience of developing countries’ efforts to staff under-funded schools with quality teachers? This article summarises research into strategies used by developing countries to improve teaching and thereby improve student outcomes in schools serving poor populations.Document
Inventory of innovative practices to strengthen the public education system with special attention to children at riskEducational Resource Unit, 2006This report outlines innovative initiatives to strengthen the quality of education across India.DocumentEducational Resource Unit, 2007It is recognised that individual incentives, such as scholarships, may not be the most effective way of ensuring that poor children receive an education. This study reviews the approaches of six NGOs in the states of Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, as they seek to move away from individual incentives towards community-based engagement with mainstream schools.DocumentActionAid International, 2006IMF loan criteria are currently threatening the achievement of Education for All, this paper contends. While EFA and MDG initiatives have resulted in a rapid expansion of the numbers of children in education, agreements between 18 developing countries and the IMF that cap the public sector wage bill are preventing the recruitment of new teachers.DocumentInternational Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO, 2006This report illuminates some of the policy, planning and management issues faced by universities that use distance education technologies to deliver their programmes and courses to national and international students.DocumentUNESCO Institute for Statistics, 2007The right to education has been recognised by the international community for the last half century and has led to increasing interest in the equity of countries’ education systems.DocumentInternational Development Department, University of Birmingham, 2004This paper examines the relationships between the government and non-state providers (NSP) of health, education and water services in India. It focuses on government interventions to regulate and support NSPs and commission service delivery to NSPs through contracting, licensing, partnership, joint ventures and co-production.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2006This paper draws together some of the lessons from a study commissioned by DFID to identify ways of tackling social exclusion through promising practices in health and education in the Asia region.DocumentInternational Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO, 2005This report sheds light on the use of contract teachers with a particular focus on Cambodia, Nicaragua and India - countries that have all relied on contract teachers at some point. The report documents the use of contract teachers in Cambodia, Nicaragua and India and outlines the experience of contract teachers in West Africa.DocumentOneWorld.net, 2003The present study focuses on the use and impact of ICTs by slum children in Delhi. More specifically: how do their computer skills contribute to their future opportunities, security and empowerment.