The Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009 was passed by the Parliament in August 2009, and after receiving Presidential assent immediately thereafter, it was notified for implementation from April 1, 2010. The 86th amendment that provides the children Read More …
This parent has chosen not to send his daughter to school. As this father calls it, he ‘unschools’ 8 year old Kanku. Read this very different perspective on the RtE.
Indian education is slowly coming to terms with the RtE even as the debates continue. Adjustments and compromises are being made both by the government and the various stakeholders. The ongoing RtE debate in Teacher Plus.
Panamalai R Guruprasad
One of the things that RtE promises is quality education to all. If quality education has to be ensured teachers, schools and parents have to work together. Here this author explains one simple way of involving the three elements to work together for a better system of education.
Read this strong response from a reader to Maya Menon’s ‘Open letter to teachers’ published in the February 2010 issue of Teacher Plus.
B Ramdas and Rama Sastry
The debate on RtE and its consequences for alternative schools in particular continues in Teacher Plus.