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Linguistic inclusion on the internet

Linguistic inclusion on the internet

By AlokeThakore

Not a single one of the Eighth Schedule Indian languages is used by more...

Net neutrality: Superhighway to digital inclusion

Net neutrality: Superhighway to digital inclusion

By Ashoak Upadhyay

If users have to pay for the services available via the internet unde...

Ambivalent internet: Freedoms and fears

Ambivalent internet: Freedoms and fears

By Shivani Gupta

The internet is not a gender-neutral space. Women from patriarchal backg...

Digital inequality in the Global South

Digital inequality in the Global South

By TT Sreekumar

Studies which focus on information and communication technologies (ICTs)...

Caste concerns in landmark e-governance projects

Caste concerns in landmark e-governance projects

By Rahul De’

Many e-governance programmes in developing countries reach into the furthes...

By Vaidehi Iyer

Ninety-six government primary schools in Andhra Pradesh’s Nalgonda district are transformed into hubs of activity after 3.30 pm, thanks to a quality learning programme initiated by MV Foundation

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By Deepti Priya Mehrotra

Residential balika shikshan shivirs (girls’ education camps), set up by the Society to Uplift Rural Economy in Rajasthan’s Barmer district, encourage girls to get away from everyday chores in the home and pursue their education

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By Deepti Priya Mehrotra

In rural Madhya Pradesh, experiments are afoot to draw girls into the ambit of education. These are spearheaded by gutsy determined local women who have a burning desire to open up new avenues and opportunities for young women

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By Tarannum

Over 1,700 balika vidyalayas or residential schools for girls have been set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in educationally backward districts across 24 states. They teach not just the three Rs, but holistic health management, computer science and even disaster management

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Jaswant Modern School in Dehra Dun provides scholarships to poorer children, offering them the opportunity to finish their school education. The school offers a model of inclusive education for other private schools

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The Don Bosco Youth Mission and Educational Services (DBYES), in Assam, has initiated several programmes offering deprived children in the northeast opportunities to better their employment prospects

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An educational support centre, started in the Giri Nagar slums, helps not only differently-abled children but also allows regular school-going children from poor families to find a foothold in society

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The Shanti Bhavan (Haven of Peace) school near Bangalore sets out to prove that children from extremely poor backgrounds, if given the right education and technology, succeed in a globalised world as well as their better-off counterparts

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For activist Nirmala Purandare, training barefoot teachers in Maharashtra does not stop at education. It's an attempt to usher in a social revolution

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The Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra's unique approach to literacy and its sustained efforts among the Van Gujjars of Uttaranchal, have helped foster a desire to learn and an understanding of the importance of education, even in a pastoral community

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At this open learning centre in Delhi, 12 student-teachers coach 90 other children from underprivileged families

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Positive parental attitudes and community participation in running village schools are only two of the factors that have seen such rapid strides in literacy in this remote mountain state

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The marushalas are often the only schools in the Rajasthan desert. But they could rival some of the best practices in urban schools.

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The state government and UNICEF have collaborated to create a virtual revolution in education in Mysore district.

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Fifty-three extension schools in Karnataka have brought education to 5,000 working children.

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Sutradhar is a resource centre for the dissemination of innovative and culturally relevant educational material.

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Child labourers employed in the carpet industry of Mirzapur-Bhadoi finally have a chance to go to school.

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Illiteracy hasn't stopped Tulsi Munda from setting up a school for tribal children in a remote village in Orissa.

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In Pachod village in Maharashtra, 12-year-old teachers are helping out-of-school kids attain basic literacy.

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Kerala's amazing success in literacy is in large part due to the KSSP's mass movement for education.

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There are 1.17 million slum children in Delhi. Deepalaya's schools are making sure that at least some of them have a bright future.

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M V Foundation has helped 100,000 child labourers go to school in Andhra Pradesh

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Thanks to same-language subtitling, people can improve their reading skills even as they watch their favourite programmes on television

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