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University of Massachusetts Amherst

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India

1998

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Developing A Teacher-Training Module For Increasing Girls' Participation In Primary Schools: Action Research Phase - A Report, Urvashi Sahni Jan 1998

Developing A Teacher-Training Module For Increasing Girls' Participation In Primary Schools: Action Research Phase - A Report, Urvashi Sahni

Strengthening the Education of Girls in India

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Teachers Becoming Action-Researchers: Developing A Teacher-Training Module For Increasing Girls' Participation In Primary Schools, Urvashi Sahni Jan 1998

Teachers Becoming Action-Researchers: Developing A Teacher-Training Module For Increasing Girls' Participation In Primary Schools, Urvashi Sahni

Strengthening the Education of Girls in India

A participatory action research project was launched in July 1996 and operationalised a year later in July 1997 in district RaeBareilly in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The guiding objective of the project is to strengthen the education of girls in India, by increasing their participation in primary education. This involves broadly an increase in enrollment, attendance, retention and achievement of girls in primary schools, i.e., classes 1 - 5. While there is a clear understanding and acceptance of the fact that there are several societal reasons for unequal participation of boys and girls in primary education, all ...