Indonesia Mengajar, is a non-profit organization that recruits, trains and sends the nation’s talented young people to various regions of Indonesia to serve as Pengajar Muda (young teacher) in elementary schools and communities for a period of one year.
Social movements for greater democratisation can change the overall climate within which institutions function; without this, the cultural milieu…
In the development practice, is there a trade-off between the cost of an action and the benefit from it? When one has already decided to spend a certain amount of money or time why should they consider the costs and benefits of it?
It is important to note the persistence of a high level of poverty and underdevelopment in India, despite its achievements in the economic sphere and the income growth for a relatively smaller section of the society.
What are the challenges in achieving `quality schooling for all’ in the remote parts of the world? How does ‘remoteness’ affect the supply of or the demand for schooling?
According to the 2013 ASER report, Rayagada (Odisha), a district with a high ratio of tribal population, was ranked a low 25th out of 30 districts in terms of the percentage of children in class I and II who could read letters, words or more. The district also has the highest percentage of out-of-school children in the 6-14 age group in Odisha.
Before starting a development action, it is important to honestly question one’s own motivations. This is true for individuals as well as organizations…
The process of reforming government schools is a continuous one and there have been consistent efforts to improve their performance. One way to do this is to enhance the capacity of the school leadership, mainly the head teachers (UNESCO, 2009).
Rudrapur is more urban than many other district headquarters. It has in the recent years, become an industrial hub because of the SIDCUL Industrial area in Pantnagar where a number of leading companies have set up factories…
‘In the clash between community and school, the ones to suffer will only be the children. Please do not bring politics into the school. We will get a good name and your children will do well.’
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