onsdag 16. desember 2015

Indian Schools Are Failing Their Students

For the first time in more than two decades, the Indian government is conducting a comprehensive review of its education policy. The goal is to devise an approach better adapted to the “changing dynamics of the population,” namely its youthfulness, in order to make Indiaa “knowledge superpower.” It’s about time, because India’s education policy has gone dangerously off track since the implementation of the 2009 Right to Education Act (RTE Act). The law, which was designed to guarantee a good education to all Indian children between the ages of 6 and 14, was hailed as a landmark reform. But six years on, school enrollment has hardly improved, and actual learning has sharply deteriorated. Read more