Searching with a thematic focus on Education in India
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- DocumentYoung Lives, 2014By recognising the multifaceted nature of health, this paper engages in the lively debate on the effects of health in early childhood on educational outcomes in later life stages, bringing new evidence from four low-and middle-income countries.Document
Targeting girls’ education: effects of gender targeting on enrollment, retention, and learning in rural RajasthanPopulation Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014Using a randomised experiment in rural Rajasthan, India, this paper evaluates the effectiveness of an education program aimed to increase girls’ retention, enrollment and learning. While enrollment and community sensitisation were specifically aimed at promoting girls' education, the learning component of the programme involved and targeted boys and girls equally.DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2014This paper provides highlights from an Asian Development Bank (ADB) study titled “Asia’s Knowledge Economies: Next Policy Agenda.” A suite of reports will be completed shortly under this study: a flagship report on knowledge-based economies in Asia; four country reports on the People’s Republic of China, India, Indonesia, and Kazakhstan; and a report on creative productiDocumentYoung Lives, 2014The post-MDG development agenda recognises that simply getting children enrolled in school does not equate with better learning outcomes for children.DocumentInstitute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2013Education is both the product of society and an instrument for bringing about further change. Leh is one of the districts of Ladakh where still many loopholes are found in the education system needing immediate attention for the development of the society.Document
Dirty cotton - a research on child labour, slavery, trafficking and exploitation in cotton and cotton seed farming in IndiaGlobal March Against Child Labour, 2012The introduction of genetically modified or BT cotton in India has increased the demand for cheap labour. Recognising the need to understand and address the growing concern over the engagement of children in the cotton industry in India, this study examines the issue of child labour in four cotton and cotton seed growing states in – Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka and MaharashtraDocumentWorld Bank, 2012This paper is a product of the World Bank Agriculture and Rural Development Team, Development Research Group. With a focus on rural India, it analyses the impact of electrification on a range of households and aims to determine who benefits most from rural electrification.Document
Teaching quality counts: how student outcomes relate to quality of teaching in private and public schools in IndiaYoung Lives, 2012Using school-, community- and household-level data from the Young Lives longitudinal study in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India, this paper makes a detailed comparison of 227 government and private schools attended by the children in the sample.Document
Economic class and labour market inclusion: poor and middle class workers in developing Asia and the PacificInternational Labour Organization, 2013Using an absolute definition of poverty and the middle class, this paper provides some important insights into the profiles of the poor, near poor and middle class workforce in developing Asia and the Pacific, with a special focus on Cambodia, India, Indonesia and Viet Nam. Observations and recommendations:Document
Is school education breaking the cycle of poverty for children?: factors shaping education inequalities in Ethiopia, India, Peru and VietnamYoung Lives, 2012Millions of poor children and families are investing scarce resources in going to school, in the hope that it will lead to a better life. This paper looks at children’s unequal trajectories from early childhood through to the time they leave school, examining how various factors are shaping their educational opportunities and achievement.