Teachers needed! Government schools are falling behind due to lack of funds

Sharelines Lack of teachers hurting government schools in #India. 10 lakh more teachers needed. Know more. http://bit.ly/1BTl0P1 #HaqBantaHai Improved tax system will infuse more funds in education. Govt schools need more teachers. Know more. http://bit.ly/1BTl0P1 #HaqBantaHai My domestic help...

“On My Second Day At School, A Kid Asked Me What Caste I Was”

I remember being fraught on my first day of school in Chennai. I wasn’t attending one of those cosmopolitan ‘do it yourself’ schools. I was enrolled in arguably Chennai’s most academically gruelling and insular school; almost every kid who roamed the hallways was a Tam-Brahm. Every science student...

When Delhi’s Streets Buzzed with ‘Haq Banta Hai’

SharelinesThe streets of Delhi buzzed with the call of #HaqBantaHai. Know more http://bit.ly/1KXaV34 Delhi’s streets buzzed with ‘Haq Banta Hai’ over the last one month. A team of diverse theatre and street play personalities gathered over several places around Delhi’s popular locations...

Leading from within

The application of the 2010 RTE Act leaves much to be desired. But the initiatives at the primary school in Bada Lewa village, Uttar Pradesh, inspires optimism.They call it tracking. A group of 12-year-old students of the Primary School in Village Bada Lewa, Hamirpur, walk into their village during...

How can India send a spaceship to Mars but not educate its children?

Sharelines India reached Mars in 325 days. Only 8% of RTE journey completed in 1,825 days. Sign this to demand full compliance of RTE. http://bit.ly/1HBhXIY At the current rate it will take 63 years for full compliance of RTE Act. Sign this petition to boost that process. http://bit.ly/...

Oxfam launches drive for edu to every child

Even though the State is claiming to have the highest budget allocation for education, more than 37 per cent schools have no toilet, 3,440 elementary schools still have single teachers and the learning outcome of children are poor, said Oxfam India Regional Manager Akshaya Kumar Biswal. This...

Full Implementation Of Right To Education Act

Even After 67 years of Independence, six million children are out of school, and a majority (75%) of those out-of-school children belong to Dalit (32.4%), Tribal (16.6%)and Muslim(25.7%)communities alone. It is a gross injustice that the national average for the full compliance with all the norms...

India wins in cricket, but losing out on education

6m children out of school in India. It’s 60 times the capacity of MCG where India could play #CWC final. #HaqBantaHai http://bit.ly/1BgKApU India on path to play #CWC final at MCG. Faltering on RTE compliance. Sign this petition to change that http://bit.ly/1BgKApU #HaqBantaHaiI am sure you all are...

'Right' drive for education

Bhubaneswar, March22:Acampaign titled Haq Banta Hai has been launched in the state to sensitise school students about the provisions under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, especiallythe one that ensures 25 per cent seats reserved for underprivileged students in...