• Corpus ID: 8810465

Elementary Education of Slum Children : An Attempt to Reach the Unreached

@inproceedings{Nath2014ElementaryEO,
  title={Elementary Education of Slum Children : An Attempt to Reach the Unreached},
  author={Indrani Nath and Nimai Chand Maiti and Md. Kutubuddin Halder$\Upsilon$},
  year={2014}
}
Slums are a universal phenomenon and exist in almost all cities across the world. The under privileged children residing in the slums are deprived of various basic amenities that the non-slum children in general do enjoy so they need special attention. As per 2011 Census report in India roughly 1.37 crore households or 17.4% of urban households lived in slums, in Kolkata it was estimated to be 29.6%. Education plays a pivotal role in laying a proper foundation for the over-all socio-economic… 
1 Citations

PRIMARY SCHOOLS’ ENROLMENT AND DROPOUT RATES IN LOW INCOME NEIGHBOURHOODS AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN KASARANI SUB COUNTY, NAIROBI COUNTY, KENYA

ABSTRACT This study assessed primary school’s enrolment and dropout rates in poor neighbourhoods of Kasarani and their implications for community development. This neighbourhood is expanding and is

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 17 REFERENCES

The child and the state in India : child labor and education policy in comparative perspective

India has the largest number of non-schoolgoing working children in the world. Why has the government not removed them from the labor force and required that they attend school, as have the

The quantity-quality transition in Asia.

A working paper on "quantity-quality" transition in Asia is presented in this document. The first part of the document presents the microeconomic perspective on fertility and schooling which

The future of mid-day meals.

TLDR
The findings of a recent survey suggest that the introduction of cooked mid-day meals in primary schools in India could have a major impact on child nutrition, school attendance and social equity.

A study of factors of continuance and discontinuance of girls in elementary schooling

  • in Sharma A.K. and others (ed) : Fifth survey of educational research,
  • 1992

Accessing primary education going beyond the class room

  • Economic and Political weekly, 13 January, pp. 155-163.
  • 2001

Urban schooling mired in apathy and prejudice’, Economic and political weekly, 4 February, pp

  • 383-384.
  • 2006

EFA Global monitoring report, 2008, Oxford University Press, p

  • 392-393.
  • 2007

Facilities in primary and upper primary schools in India – an analysis of DISE data of selected major states’, in Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, Vol

  • xxii, No. 1 NIEPA, New Delhi, January. pp. 59-81.
  • 2008

Social diversity and regional disparities in schooling : a study of rural Rajasthan ’

  • 2001

Effectiveness of incentives on school enrolment and attainment,

  • Journal of Educational Planning and Administration. Vol. XV,
  • 2001