Category Archives: Educational Development

Chalo Parho Barho-Lets Read and Grow: Tackling the problem of Out-of-School Children in Pakistan

AUTHOR: Syeda Farwa Fatima According to a recent UNESCO policy paper, nearly 58 million children of primary school age (typically between 6 and 11 years) are not enrolled in school; and ‘if current trends continue, two-fifths of these children—or 15 million girls and 10 million boys—are unlikely to ever set foot in a classroom’. Pakistan is at the centre of these […]

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Critical Analysis of the Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El. Ed) Syllabi, Madhya Pradesh

The latest ASER 2013 report shows that in Madhya Pradesh only 38% children from Std. III-V can cread a basic Std.1 text. This number reaches to 51% (about half) when the text level is of Std. 2. This problem will remain the un-solved if the teachers are given “more of the same”. Currently elementary education is faced with the learning challenge. The […]

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Trainer Observation Report: Training Programme for Teachers of Hindupat Public Schools of Aron, Jamner and Raghogarh

The report is a compilation of observations made by trainers who conducted teacher training at the Hindupat school. The report provides some constructive feedback to the school administration on improvements that could be made at the school. It will also serve as documentation of the successes, needs and challenges regarding teacher training at the school. For more information: Contact us […]

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Resource Pack for Teachers: Hindupat Public Schools

The Resource Pack was designed for primary school teachers at the Hindupat Public Schools. The lesson ideas are categorized by class, term, and subject. Each lesson is preceded by the following information: Topic: The topic is the content area that the lesson covers Procedural Goals: These are the goals for what the teacher wants the students to actually do during the lesson […]

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Meet STIR Education

The Problem we seek to solve: Over 90% of all children in developing countries are now enrolled in school – a remarkable achievement. Yet when in school most children learn very little. We know teachers make the biggest difference in whether children learn – yet many teachers are absent from school, poorly motivated and inadequately skilled. More fundamentally, teaching is […]

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The Growing Gender & Educational Inequalities-Addressing the Marginalized

AUTHOR: Sehar Saeed Education in itself is a fundamental human right, a bedrock of development that contributes to all social, economic and environmental dimensions, leading to gains for generations to come. The dividends that result from investments in education are immeasurable. However, for these benefits to accrue, all girls and boys must have education opportunities both in and outside of school […]

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Making the case for Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) in Nigeria: A Summary on Global Best Practices

AUTHORS: Radhika Iyengar, HaeIn Shin, Balaraba Aliyu The fourth focus area of the SDGs focuses on education, encompassing more than just universal access to primary education (MDG 2). It focuses on lifelong learning, and promotes quality education, two aspects that were not clearly outlined as priorities in MDG2. Going forward, the aim to ‘provide quality education and lifelong learning’ will […]

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