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Community and Elementary Education 1 – Society, Community and School

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Unit 1 : Society and Education

  • 1.0 Introduction
  • 1.1 Learning Objectives
  • 1.2 Society: Meaning and its Institutions
  • 1.3 Evolution of Indian Society
  • 1.4 Society and Education Linkages
  • 1.5 School as an Organ of Society
  • 1.6 Let Us Sum Up
  • 1.7 Answer to Check Your Progress
  • 1.8 Suggested Readings & References
  • 1.9 Glossary/Abbreviation
  • 1.10 Unit-End Exercises

Unit 2 : Community and School

  • 2.0 Introduction
  • 2.1 Learning Objectives
  • 2.2 Understanding Community (Society vis-à-vis community)
  • 2.3 Community in the Context of Elementary Education
  • 2.4 Community and School Interface
  • 2.4.1 Influence of Community on Language Development of Learners
  • 2.4.2 Influence of Community on Cultural Development of the Learners
  • 2.4.3 Influence of Community on Life Skill Development of the Learners
  • 2.5 Let Us Sum Up
  • 2.6 Answer to Check Your Progress
  • 2.7 Suggested Readings and References
  • 2.8 Unit-End Exercises

UNIT 3 : Contribution of Community in School Education

  • 3.0 Introduction
  • 3.1 Learning Objectives
  • 3.2 Case 1: The Story of Two Villages and a City
  • 3.3 What is Community?
  • 3.4 Significance of Community Participation
  • 3.5 Government’s Initiatives to involve Community in School Education
  • 3.6 Ways the Community can contribute in School Education
  • 3.7 What role community can Play to improve School Education
  • 3.8 Fostering School-Parent and Community Partnership
  • 3.9 How can Community Identify and Mobilise Local Resources
  • Case 2: Community involvement in Micro planning
  • 3.9.1 Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) techniques
  • 3.9.2 Chapati Community Visioning
  • 3.9.3 Using seeds, sticks and flags
  • 3.10 Case 3: Interface of Community and School Education
  • 3.11 Structures through which the Community can be represented
  • 3.12 Case 4: Ambedkar Prathmik Shala, Krishivadi, Navsari, Gujarat: February 2006
  • 3.13 Case 5: Jobantekri Primary School, Vadodara
  • 3.14 Let Us Sum Up
  • 3.15 Suggested Readings and References
  • 3.16 Answer to Check Your Progress
  • 3.17 Unit-End Exercises

UNIT 4 : Provisions for Community Participation under SSA and RTE

  • 4.0 Introduction
  • 4.1 Learning Objectives
  • 4.2 Community Participation In Education
  • 4.3 Introducing Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)
  • 4.3.1 Right of Children To Free And Compulsory Education Act 2009
  • 4.3.2 Community Participation Under RTE/Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
  • 4.3.3 Importance of Community Participation
  • 4.3.4 Contribution of Community in Education
  • 4.3.5 Developing Relevant Curriculum and Learning Material
  • 4.3.6 Identifying and Addressing Problems
  • 4.4 How Can Community Participation Improve Education?
  • 4.5 Village Education Committees (VECs)
  • 4.6 School Management Committees (SMC)/ Parent Teacher Associations
  • 4.6.1 Key Functions Of SMC/PTA
  • 4.7 Initiatives Towards Community Participation Across The States
  • 4.8 Let Us Sum Up
  • 4.9 Answers to Check your Progress
  • 4.10 Suggested Readings & References
  • 4.11 Unit-End Exercises

This study material was originally published on the National Institute of Open Schooling – NIOS website as part of the study material for the Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) programme.


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