Category Archives: Highlights

ASER Pakistan event in New York

This event is organized by Education Collaborative (School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University) and DISHA (Teachers College Columbia University) in association with South Asia Association (School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University); and supported by Nayi DISHAA and South Asia Special Interest Group at CIES. Introduction about ASER Pakistan – Monitoring and evaluation of education outcomes (challenges […]

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Project Ankur: Assessing Mental Health Needs, Barriers and Best Practices among Sex Workers in Rural India

Marina Marcus (PhD Candidate) and Srishti Sardana (M.A. Candidate), Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University were awarded the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict and Complexity Research Fund, in collaboration with the Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution and the Earth Institute, Columbia University for the academic year 2015-2016 to undertake the first-ever community-based […]

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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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