Searching with a thematic focus on Education in India

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    HIV/AIDS and life skills education

    Education Sector, UNESCO, 2001
    This a practical manual with a number of real life examples giving workshop and lesson plans.The document is divided into three parts: an introduction to the manual, its use and objectivesappendices containing suggested timetables and necessary materials for exerciseseight training modules:the global impact and Response to HIV/AIDSwho are affected by HIV/AIDSthe
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    Brave new women of Asia: how distance education changed their lives

    Commonwealth of Learning, 2001
    The document presents a number of case studies exploring women's participation in higher education.
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    Benchmarking early literacy skills: developing a tool

    Economic and Political Weekly, India, 2002
    Current literacy rates are reported as a static state and do not take account of the massive variation in levels of literacy.
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    Minimally invasive education for mass computer literacy

    NIIT, 2000
    In two experiments conducted in India, PCs connected to the Internet were provided on the roadside and turned on without any instructions or announcement.
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    Culture and the fertility transition in India

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001
    This paper examines the evidence for various explanations usually offered for the differences in fertility behaviour across regions and over time in India.
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    School participation in rural India

    Programme for the Study of Economic Organisation and Public Policy, LSE, 1999
    Looks at the determinants of school participation in rural north India, based on a recent household survey which includes detailed information on school characteristics.School participation, especially among girls, responds to a wide range of variables, including parental education and motivation, social background, dependency ratios, work opportunities, village development, teacher postings, t
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    Bangladesh-India bilateral trade: an investigation into trade in services

    South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes, 2000
    Report of a study exploring the phenomena of the growing number of Bangladeshi nationals seeking education and health services from various educational and health establishments in India.
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    Going to scale with education reform: India's district primary education program, 1995 - 1999

    Global Education Reform [World Bank], 2001
    This article discusses the sucess of a federally launched initiative within the education system in India (District Primary Education Program (DPEP)). It seeks to understand how this success has been achieved.The author points to seven specific aspects of DPEP's design and implementation that have been behind this success:strong focus on student learing.
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    Decentralization and public sector delivery of health and education services: The Indian experience

    Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, Bonn, 2000
    The paper has two main objectives. The first is to trace the progress in the process of decentralization in the provision of public services in India.
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    Decentralisation, professionalism and the school system in India

    Economic and Political Weekly, India, 2000
    This paper suggests that institutional gaps and constraints are compromising the quality and professionalism of Indian schools.Policy recommendations:The school system needs to rooted in the Indian child's needsPolitical and administrative decentralisation is essentialRecent initiatives in democratic decentralisation that have impacted the school system need to be accompa