Searching with a thematic focus on Education in India

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    Teacher labor markets in developing countries

    Future of Children, 2007
    Can 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.
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    Inventory of innovative practices to strengthen the public education system with special attention to children at risk

    Educational Resource Unit, 2006
    This report outlines innovative initiatives to strengthen the quality of education across India.
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    Incentives in elementary education - do they make a difference?

    Educational Resource Unit, 2007
    It 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.
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    Cancelling the caps: Why the EFA movement must confront wage bill caps now

    ActionAid International, 2006
    IMF 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.
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    The Virtual University - models and messages: lessons from case studies

    International Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO, 2006
    This 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.
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    Educational equity and public policy: comparing results from 16 countries

    UNESCO Institute for Statistics, 2007
    The 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.
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    India: desk study of non-state providers of basic services

    International Development Department, University of Birmingham, 2004
    This 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.
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    Tackling social exclusion in health and education: case studies from Asia

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2006
    This 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.
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    Lessons learnt in the use of "contract" teachers: synthesis report

    International Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO, 2005
    This 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.
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    Deepalaya - Delhi, India: full case study report, 2003
    The 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.