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Dastidar, Ananya G.; Sikdar, Soumyen – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
As India's higher education sector is poised to grow at a tremendous pace, one of its main challenges would be provision of quality education. Teacher quality has been identified as one of the most critical factors affecting educational quality. As such, the immense importance of attracting high-quality entrants into the teaching profession cannot…
Descriptors: High School Students, College Students, Teaching Methods, Career Choice
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Sarin, Meera Nath – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
This article is based on a case study conducted at a government (state-run), girls' secondary school in a low-income neighbourhood in New Delhi that was conducted in March, 2012, two years after the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE) came into force. The study examined how RTE and its related reforms were being…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Quality, Equal Education, Secondary Schools
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Byker, Erik Jon – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
Although controversial, perhaps no piece of legislation has the potential to transform India's future more than the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE). Upon the passage and enforcement of RTE in 2009, the Indian government instituted a series of wide-ranging reforms to India's education system. For example, the act…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Schools, Case Studies, Educational Change
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Narwana, Kamlesh – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
In post-Jomtien phase, community participation in school education management has appeared as one of the most prominent features in all educational development programmes at global level. In line with this trend, India has also placed a significant focus on local communities in school management through various programmes such as LokJumbish,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Community Involvement, School Community Relationship