In this report, focus was on the early years, reporting on the schooling status as well as on a range of important developmental indicators for young children in 4-8 age group. Read on to know more...
Published on Jan 14, 2020 08:59 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Saurabh Chahuan
Enrolment patterns of school children have been brought to light in the fourteenth Annual Status of Education Report (ASER 2019) released on Tuesday. Read on to know more...
Published on Jan 14, 2020 08:31 PM IST
The survey was carried out in 60 villages of Nalanda district of Bihar involving 1202 households and 1665 children in the age-group of 0-8. Read on to know more...
Updated on Jan 14, 2020 06:45 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Arun Kumar
More girls in age group of 4-8 years enrolled in govt schools, boys go to private schools, says ASER report
The ASER for 2019 is based on a survey conducted in 26 districts across 24 states in India, covering over 36,000 children in the age group of 4-8 years.
Published on Jan 14, 2020 02:42 PM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
The poor standard of school education, with a scarcity of good teachers, also makes a case for online resources. The Annual Status of Education report for 2018 found that three out of five eighth-graders in India struggle with simple math, such as subtraction.
Updated on Jan 16, 2020 04:30 PM IST
Odisha school and mass education minister Samir Das said reviews of exam results over the past years have shown that most students who had failed or scored poorly, had done so in these three subjects.
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 05:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
The good news is that most children are now enrolled in schools. The question is: why are our students not learning sufficiently? We must ask whether the teacher is teaching, and how well is she or he teaching? Our pedagogical practices require serious reassessment
Updated on Jun 26, 2019 07:33 PM IST
By Shamika Ravi and Neelanjana Gupta
We need to hold every school accountable for minimum benchmarks of learning. The first step to achieve this is to measure the performance of schools against benchmarks regularly.
Updated on Apr 22, 2019 09:23 AM IST
By Ritika Shah
Whether to participate in PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) or not is the least of India’s problems. India’s young need to move beyond basics.
Updated on Apr 04, 2019 10:41 AM IST
By Rukmini Banerji
There is a strong need to create processes and capacities to develop curriculum material in local languages.
Updated on Feb 18, 2019 07:38 AM IST
Robust data can help states identify the gaps that need to be addressed and customise the solutions accordingly.
Published on Feb 09, 2019 03:24 PM IST
By Ashish Dhawan
For the first time, the ASER report has captured the state of sports and physical education structure in India’s rural schools. It is important to start talking about this data set because the links between physical activity and education is well established
Updated on Jan 21, 2019 01:01 PM IST
There has to be a proper mechanism to identify girls at risk of dropping out of school.
Updated on Jan 21, 2019 12:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
Nearly 50% children (aged 6-14 years) in UP are enrolled in private schools whereas Pan India only 31% students go to private institutions, according to 13th Annual Status of Education Report (Rural)-2018 released on Tuesday.
Updated on Jan 16, 2019 05:33 PM IST
According to the 2018 annual status of education report (AESR) for rural areas, 55.3% of the children living in rural Haryana were found to be going to private schools in 2018 as compared to 55.8% in 2016.
Published on Jan 16, 2019 03:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
Immediate planning is needed for how evidence can guide policy making and practice for making “every child in school and learning well” a reality.
Updated on Jan 15, 2019 07:47 AM IST
By Rukmini Banerji