State Cabinet has decided to amend the Right to Education rules to go for private schools only where government schools do not exist. Legal precedence doesn’t support this. What are the implications of the amendment, and what are parents worried about?
As part of the Bengaluru Solutions Series, the second installment looks at private and government schools in Bengaluru. This piece looks at the shortcomings of state-sponsored education, and ways to improve the quality of affordable private education
Learning outcomes in government schools and affordable private schools remain lower, due to the quality of teachers and other related issues. Can an app help teachers better their own skills of teaching? Meghshala is trying to crack the right formula for this.
In fourteen years, this Bengaluru-based NGO has transformed the lives of children from underprivileged sections learning in government schools, to help them pursue a better life with better education and jobs.
Three years ago when Sampath Ramanujam, Founder of Anvaya Foundation travelled to Kaiwara, along with his family, he met two girls who were playing happily with a fully damaged cycle with no bell, no brake