Six Highlights from India's National Education Policy
Sep 26, 2020
The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 is a policy drafted by the Indian government to raise the country’s education standards. It is the third such policy, arriving 34 years after the previous NEP, and the first under a BJP-led government. The broad policy prioritizes foundational literacy and numeracy for primary...
Pratham USA Announces Two Key Leadership Appointments
Oct 02, 2020
Pratham USA is pleased to announce two key leadership appointments.
National Board Director and Seattle Chapter Chairman Pradeep Singh has been appointed vice-chairman of the board and chair of the marketing committee. In this role, Pradeep will be responsible for the strategic direction and operations of our digital marketing efforts.
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...