Schools desperately need quality teachers

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Access to education is no longer a problem in primary education sector. But then, despite having schools why is there lack of quality education. “It has more to do with poor accountability of teachers in these schools.” said Professor Geeta Kingdon of London University. She was speaking at the LMA Convention 2009 here on Friday.
Kingdon also quoted some findings which showed that whatever children learn in schools is very less. In a survey conducted in UP, the figures of which she quoted, at least 42% children who had passed grade-V could not do simple division sums in mathematics. “Besides, only 50% of the enrolled strength attends classes on any given day because classroom teaching does not captivate them”, she said. Read More>>

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