Turning Data into Action
May 26, 2019
In a recent essay for IDinsight Blog, Pratham CEO Dr. Rukmini Banerji recounts a visit to a village in the Jehanabad district of Bihar to collect data on children’s learning levels. Going from house to house, armed with a simple assessment tool, she and other volunteers engaged members of the...
ASER 2018 Shows Positive Trends in Learning Outcomes
Jan 28, 2019
“Something is changing,” noted Pratham Co-Founder and President Dr. Madhav Chavan, referring to the thirteenth Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), released on January 15, 2019. This expansive survey conducted by Pratham yields essential data on multiple aspects of education in India, influencing the development of policies by local and...
Pratham and J-PAL Awarded Co-Impact Grant for Africa Initiative
Jan 24, 2019
Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL) Africa, a joint venture between Pratham and MIT’s Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), has been named one of five recipients of an $80 million commitment from the global philanthropic collaborative Co-Impact. Selected from a pool of more than 250 projects, the grant...
A Swedish Initiative for Quality Education in India
Apr 26, 2019
Ingrid Eelde Koivisto, the founder of Pratham Sweden, traces the chapter’s origins and explains how a groundbreaking Swedish Industry initiative is improving the learning levels of 30,000 children in the northeast Indian state of Assam. This article first appeared in India Global Business.
While India enrolls more children in school today than ever...