India has 3 times more schools but lags in education

In the decade after the passage of the Right to Education(RTE) Act, while the target of 100% enrolment in primary schools has been largely met, the problem of qualitative improvementin learning has remained. Now, a new study released by the NITI Aayog suggests changes to traditional strategies for improving the quality of school education through a multi-pronged approach. 

Despite years of effort and projects on changing syllabuses, teacher training as well as student assessments, the situation has not improved due to structural flaws. “India today suffers from the twin challenges of unviable sub-scale school interventions only marginally fruitful,” says the study co-authored by Alok Kumar, adviser, NITI Aayog, and Seema Bansal director, social impact, Boston Consulting Group.....Read more


Source web page: Times of India

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