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Prathams Annual Status Of Education Report

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'There's no such thing as a poor student -- only poor teaching and curriculum'

'We often celebrate scholastic excellence while ignoring the majority of students who aren't there yet,' Pratham CEO Rukmini Banerji tells Geetanjali Krishna.'It's time we celebrated the......

The Triumph of English, and why it's good for our youth

'No other language can now take its place. English is the language of professional education, which gives you a passport to a bright future,' says T N Ninan.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com......

How to get more bang for buck from social sector spending

With India lagging behind on several human development indices including healthcare and education, the Union government’s decision to up the spending on these sectors is a step in the right......

Arunachal inches closer to universal school enrolment

Arunachal Pradesh is close to realising universal enrolment with the percentage of children in the age group of 6-14 enrolled in school at 95 or above, five years in a row, according to a survey......

Why this Obama image was nothing but a good photo-op

The US president was probably unaware that the son of a manual labourer had to abandon studies as his school closed down Obama and First Lady Michelle greet children while touring Humayun's tomb......

Nilekani comes up with a 'Genie'

EkStep to offer android app-based solutions to help children solve learning problemsIt all started on June 15 last year during a small meeting at the house of Nandan Nilekani, who had just returned......

What stops India from being a superpower? Poor education

A nation touted at places like the World Economic Forum in Davos a few years ago as an economic superpower in the making is only just beginning to address the problem that only 27 per cent of......

Education: Sibal's push for exam reforms, cheapest tablet PC

HRD Minister Kapil Sibal's unsuccessful efforts to get key legislations on reforms in higher education passed, his push for examination reforms, rise in IIT tuition fees and launch of world's......

UID no. to check teachers' absenteeism?

Can unique identification number help check absenteeism of teachers in schools? Chief of Unique Identification Authority of India Nandan Nilekani thinks so. Speaking at a function to release......

Google to fund Indian NGOs

Google's philanthropic arm on Friday announced more than $25 million grant for a wide-ranging environmental, energy and poverty combating efforts, including $2 million to Indian NGO 'Pratham' for......

Anupam Kher's new role

Anupam Kher tells us about his new role. And no, it's not a filmi one.Anupam Kher, whose career spans nearly 400 films and over 100 plays, has been appointed the goodwill ambassador of the Pratham......

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