Author: AEAI South Asia

MOBILE LIBRARIES bring school closer to isolated young people

Tribal children in India face several challenges in completing primary education. According to India government, 58% rate of dropout among tribal children at primary school is much more than that of non-tribal children at 37%. While children are equally affected by poorly provisioned and ill-functioning schools as children from other communities, one key aspect that has been less explored is…

AEA South Asia’s Access & Quality of Education programme

Language barriers, poorly provisioned and ill-functioning schools are some of the reasons for the deteriorating quality of primary education. They result in learning deficits among children which if not identified and addressed appropriately carry forward and adversely impact their learning outcomes. According to India’s Annual State of Education Report (ASER) 2017 report, 57% of 14-18-year-olds…