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Drastic rise in school dropouts in Udupi

"There has been a drastic increase in the number of school dropouts in Udupi district in the last one year. According to the information provided...

In and out of school

"The number of out-of-school children, at 1,156, might be the lowest this year; mainstreaming of such students to begin in July The preliminary findings of...

More kids dropped out of school in 2012-13

"Four years ago, the Right to Education (RTE) Act promised all children the right to education. But the state has many miles to cover...

3.3 per cent children are not in schools across India: ASER...

Over 3.3 per cent children are not in schools across the country, while the enrolment levels are 96 per cent for the 6-14 age...

India: 1,766,294 students are out of school in Karnataka

By Kumaran P, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Updated: Apr 3, 2018, Despite its best intentions – ranging from free socks and books, to the best...

Once a dropout, Anita Munda now dreams of becoming an officer

A unique education programme in Odisha's tribal belt helps underprivileged children join the government school network. Deep in the sal forests that hide the iron...

1.8 million children out of school as South Asia floods put...

At least 18,000 schools have been damaged or destroyed by South Asia’s worst flooding in years, which is putting children’s education and long-term well-being...

India: Rethinking education: The draft NEP 2016

The Ministry of Human Resource Development released the draft National Education Policy, 2016 in July this year.  The Ministry was receiving comments on the...

For Children, By Children

Chagaletty is a small obscure village straddled between the ever- expanding metropolis of Bengaluru and its agrarian roots. Located just a kilometre off Bagalur,...

India: A blind teacher lighting up lives of children left in...

DEHRADUN: “Teachers can truly inspire students. A teacher is no less than an angel who gives wings to her pupils and shows them the...

Government not serious about re-survey, says forum

Despite official orders, work of re-survey of out-of-school children has not been undertaken yet in many parts of Maharashtra. A memorandum related to it...

Now, out-of-school students to get government guarantee cards – India

The cards would help children to get admission in any school across the country As survey of out-of-school students reaches its third round, the government...

Education is priority of priorities for government in India: President

In his address to the joint session of both houses of Parliament, he said, "Education is the priority of priorities for my government. 'Padhe...

Girls are essential agents of change in breaking poverty and deprivation...

"Dominant behaviours and mindsets about adolescent girls are universal across India and are manifested in key aspects of their lives – gender-based discrimination, early...

India: ‘Close rural-urban gap in school education’

Bedi says feedback from students shows the difference in teaching methods; asks officials to visit schools on a daily basis Following her visit to a...

The importance of community volunteers to increase students’ learning outcomes: the...

16 January 2018 by GEM Report By Radhika Iyengar, Gita Johar, Lucia del Pilar Haro and Sarah Montgomery The idea of community members providing basic health services...

Libraries Reach the Unreached in South Asia

Despite widespread efforts over the past fifteen years to improve education in South Asia – mostly through access to primary education – the ground...

Financial aid for poor students who drop out of school in...

"Finally, there is a ray of hope for children of deprived families in the district who may have dropped out of their studies due...

Kerala government to fund schools for mentally-challenged (India)

Thiruvananthapuram: In a major effort towards realisation of the dreams of hundreds of mentally-challenged children, the Kerala government on Wednesday decided to fund, in...

1.6 million children in India left out of school system

Schools in India's rural areas are in a sorry state, with lack of toilet facilities causing students to drop out of school. A recent United...

SDGs to face challenge of 750 million child marriages by 2030

Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia Making the right choices without any further delay is the only way to arrest the fate of millions of children falling...

Nascomm Foundation launches Digital Literacy Week in India

NASSCOM Foundation kick-started the Digital Literacy Week with a target to bring digital literacy to over one lakh Indians. This initiative, is part of...

India: 100 Women 2016: The girl who learned in the cloud

Gouri Chindarkar was among the first group of children in India to experience a unique way of learning. She would go to her village...

15pc children still out of school in Punjab

Despite announcing emergency and massive school enrollment campaign during 2014 still 15 percent of Punjab’s children aged 6-16 still remain out of school whereas...

A Right to Education initiative by those denied the right themselves

LAXMI SHIRKUL was 12 when she dropped out of school for the first time. Finding it difficult to make ends meet, her family sacrificed...

What Does Education Innovation Look Like in Rural India?

Meenu is 21, she is a teacher at JGM Public School – a primary school in Khajuri, East Delhi. She is one of the...

India: Are we doing enough to create the best learning opportunities?

The other day, I observed a three-year old girl ask her 'teacher', "What is the colour of water?" After thinking for a moment, "Water...

Seats in Private Schools for Disadvantaged Children, But Most Not Filled...

Three years ago, teenager Preeti Kumar was able to join a private school in Delhi thanks to the Right to Education (RTE) Act that...

A school under Metro bridge teaches these Delhi slum children

Nine-year-old Priyanka Kumari wants to escape her impoverished childhood but the school she studies in is most unusual – underneath a metro bridge in...

Indian children to benefit from new School in the Cloud

Prof Sugata Mitra's vision to create seven Schools in the Cloud to help children everywhere tap into their innate sense of wonder is another...