In January, I was honored to be present as the Pratham family celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Annual Status of Education Report (ASER). I learned that ASER means impact in Hindi. Having followed its progress closely over the years, I can only confirm that ASER is fulfilling the vision and promise of its name.
Archive for month: March, 2015
The global community has failed dismally in meeting the challenge of providing all children with a quality education. This education failure is tragically apparent in Pakistan, the world’s sixth most populous country. This failure of learning is evident both in the results of public sector examinations and private sector citizen-led household-based assessments like ASER Pakistan.
As part of efforts to improve access to quality education in Nigeria, The Every Nigerian Child Project (ENCP) in partnership with The Education Partnership Centre (TEP Centre) hosted the inaugural edition of the Nigerian Education Summit. The summit held on Monday March 16, 2015 at the Protea Hotel, Ikoyi Westwood in Lagos, Nigeria.
Short film on the experiences, outcomes and lessons from the first five years of Uwezo, an annual learning assessment in East Africa. Created by Maweni Farm in part for a free online course on citizen engagement.
Pratham started in Mumbai about 20 years ago. Then and now, our vision has been to ensure that every child is in school and learning well. Then it was Mumbai. Now it is India. We work directly with communities and schools, and also in partnership with governments and others in the pursuit of this vision.