October2016


Research Summary of the paper, ‘Using Literacy Boost to Inform a Global, Household-Based Measure of Children’s Reading Skills’



Research Summary of the paper, ‘Using Literacy Boost to Inform a Global, Household-Based Measure of Children’s Reading Skills’

The article, “Using Literacy Boost to Inform a Global, Household-Based Measure of Children’s Reading Skills” (Manuel Cardoso and Amy Jo Dowd) looks at UNICEF’s efforts at strengthening education data collection through household surveys with respect to children’s reading skills. In response to the Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs) call for a greater focus on inclusiveness, equity […]

Dharam Singh uses the power of education to transform his village in Odisha



Dharam Singh uses the power of education to transform his village in Odisha

Dharam Singh, a young boy from Jodipai village (Kashipur Block, Rayagada district) of Odisha rose above his grim financial circumstances, overcame all odds and defied stereotypes to become a teacher. Having studied in his local primary school up to 5th standard, Dharam wanted to get enrolled in a better and bigger school. However, his parents […]