Over the last few years, India has seen a substantial increase in access to education. However, the impact of rising enrolments has not translated to a proportionate improvement in skilled labor or a reduction in early drop-out rates. Since around 65% of Indian children attend government schools, it is necessary Read more…
By Vishu Surana, National Law School of India University, Bangalore.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
Nelson Mandela realized 30 years ago that education is the most essential tool for social, economic and political transformation and a key instrument for building a just society. For a country like India to develop socially and economically, we need educated individuals. Keeping this in mind, our Human Resource Development Minister, Mr Prakash Javadekar launched the Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan (SMSA) with the aim of improving quality of school education. It aims to unify learning from Class 1 to Class 12 by adopting a holistic teaching approach and using technology to empower teachers and students both. (more…)