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Elementary Education in India – A Socio-Cultural Perspective 2 – Elementary Education in India in the Cotemporary Context I

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Contents covered in this part of the PDF book under Elementary Education in India – A Socio-Cultural Perspective 2 – Elementary Education in India in the Cotemporary Context I

Unit 5 Strategies for UEE-I

  • 5.0 Introduction
  • 5.1 Learning Objectives
  • 5.2 Universalization of Elementary Education (UEE)
  • 5.3 Project mode for Universalization of Elementary Education
  • 5.3.1 UP-Basic Education Project
  • 5.3.2 Bihar Education Project
  • 5.3.3 Lok Jumbish
  • 5.3.4 Shiksha Karmi
  • 5.3.5 Projects specific to the state like Maharashtra
  • 5.3.5.1 Schemes for socially deprived children
  • 5.3.5.2 Schemes for girls
  • 5.3.5.3 Schemes for economically backward children
  • 5.3.5.4 Schemes for distant area children
  • 5.3.5.5 Schemes for out of the school children
  • 5.3.5.6 The Scheme for special target group. (Handicapped, Devdasi children, etc.)
  • 5.4 District Primary Education Programme (DPEP)
  • 5.4.1 Objectives of DPEP
  • 5.4.2 Major components of DPEP
  • 5.4.3 Execution plan of DPEP
  • 5.4.4 Strategies and Activities
  • 5.4.5 Impact of the programme on UEE
  • 5.5 Let Us Sum Up
  • 5.6 Glossary/Abbreviations
  • 5.7 Suggested Readings & References
  • 5.8 Unit- End Exercises

Unit 6 Strategies for UEE-II

  • 6.0 Introduction
  • 6.1 Learning Objectives
  • 6.2 Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)Programme and Essential Features
  • 6.3 Aims and Objectives of the SSA Programme
  • 6.4 Broad strategies of the SSA Programme
  • 6.5 Financial norms under SSA Programme
  • 6.6 Development of school and other related facilities
  • 6.7 Mid-Day Meal and its contribution in SSA
  • 6.8 Harmonization of RTE Act, 2009 and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
  • 6.9 Let us sum up
  • 6.10 Suggested Readings & References
  • 6.11 Unit-End Exercises

Unit 7 Planning and Management of UEE

  • 7.0 Introduction
  • 7.1 Learning Objectives
  • 7.2 Decentralization of Management of Elementary Education
  • 7.2.1 Centralized vis-à-vis decentralized system
  • 7.2.2 India’s Experience with Decentralization
  • 7.3 Planning at Micro Level
  • 7.3.1 What is planning?
  • 7.3.2 Micro Planning
  • 7.3.3 Steps for involving community in micro-planning processes
  • 7.3.4 Roles and Responsibilities of DEO, DRC (DIET), BEOs, BRCs and CRCs
  • 7.3.4.1 Monitoring and supervision of schools
  • 7.4 Management and governance issues in Elementary Education
  • 7.4.1 Issues Related With Governance
  • 7.4.2 Teacher recruitment and management
  • 7.4.3 Role of School Management Committee
  • 7.5 School Management vis-à-vis the RTE Act 2009
  • 7.6 Networking for Effective Management and Capacity Building
  • 7.6.1 Information and communications technologies for management of UEE
  • 7.6.2 What is a school net?
  • 7.6.3 Functions of school net
  • 7.6.4 School net as Education Management Information Systems
  • 7.7 Financing Pattern
  • 7.8 Let Us Sum Up
  • 7.9 Suggested Readings and References
  • 7.10 Unit-End Exercises

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