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A Swedish initiative for quality education in India

2019-03-28T12:19:52+00:00March 27th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – March 2019|

The Founder of the Swedish chapter of India-focussed educational organisation Pratham traces its origins and the impact the initiative has had on the ground. While India enrolls more children in school today than ever before, increasing actual learning outcomes remains a challenge. Only half of the children in 5th grade can read a text meant for a child in 2nd grade. With 40 per cent of India’s population being under 18, improving the quality of education is fundamental to the [...]