Content tagged with Education

Learning with 1s and 0s

The shift towards getting tech tools into classrooms in the developing world is providing new educational pathways to children that help ensure no one is left behind in our highly digitised world. Read on


The Mid Day Meal Havoc

The Mid Day Meal program is a school lunch programme in India which was initiated with the very noble idea of providing adequate nutrition and protein to disadvantaged children during the course of school day through a free lunch. The initiative has, of late, come under fire after 24 students died after consuming their mid day meal. Read on

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Petition: End the Education Emergency

Teenage activist, Malala Yousafzai, has started a petition calling for the UN to back up its commitment to getting every boy and girl in by school by December 2015. Ms Yousafzai will personally deliver the petition to UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon this Friday 12 July. Read on

All-in Learning

Recently launched in Berlin, Allversity is a free online, open-learning portal designed to provide people worldwide with a well-rounded educational framework as well as specialised skills to help their local community. Read on

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Education Inequality in India

The 20th century laid down the basic framework towards the growth of the modern individual. Nutrition, healthcare and most importantly education require the most attention. India is one of the youngest countries and has a rapidly growing population. This population needs to be equipped with the knowledge required to propel and power this country towards becoming a truly global power. Read on

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Bringing India’s Poor Out of Poverty

At times, poverty in India seems like an unsolvable problem. The government is not ready to take responsibility and the buck keeps getting passed from one person or one government to the other and every government which comes into power boasts about development and about the progress they have brought in place yet it is a rare political tactic to own up to one's shortcomings. Read on

Let's Support Orphans

About 20 million children, which equates to about four percent of children in India, are orphaned. Of these, only 0.3 percent of children are orphaned as a result of parental death while the and rest have been abandoned. The figure is result of a study done by SOS Children’s Village by analysing data from National Family Health Survey-3 for the year 2005-06. Read on