2.4 ReEngaging OOSC The Indian Experience

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SpeakerName: Ms. Surbhi Jain

Description: This presentation discussed the ways in which the RTE Act 2009 makes special provision for out-of-school children. Additional measures to encourage education are reviewed, including the provision of free textbooks to children and the provision of mid-day meals. Furthermore, a review of the procedural barriers to learning, which are removed via legislation, as well as the greater emphasis on community involvement and ownership through School Management Committees (SMCs) are discussed.