The Medición Independiente de Aprendizajes (MIA) (Independent Assessment of Learning) Project is part of the PAL Network, conducting citizen-led assessments in Mexico.
From 14th to 18th November, 20 participants from 12 countries convened at Pratham’s PACE Centre in Aurangabad, India for a week-long workshop that focused on Pratham’s ‘Teaching at the Right Level’ (TaRL) model.
In a crowded classroom in Kohima, Nagaland, close to 70 young people are listening intently as ASER Centre trainers walk them through the 2017 ‘Beyond Basics’ procedures. About 20 are PhD scholars and the rest are Masters level students in the Department of Education, Nagaland University.
After years of work, ASER Beyond Basics is now live. The tools are finalized, the partnerships settled, and the survey booklets printed. The ASER Centre office in Delhi is nearly empty.
On the morning of Wednesday, 1st November, in the district of Rapale, Nampula Province, the results of the pilot study on children’s learning in Mozambique was launched.
The fifth Steering Committee meeting of the People’s Action for Learning Network (PAL Network) was held in Nairobi Kenya, on 24th and 25th August 2017.
PAL Network organised a consultative meeting with experts familiar with citizen-led assessments and engaged in forums and advisory groups developing indicators designed to measure countries’ progress towards the SDG4.
I remember I was about six years, I had mixed excitement and fears. My mother took me to Mvuleni pre-school where I met Mr. Jela, the only teacher in the school.
As the world celebrates the 20th anniversary of the World Teachers’ Day, I cannot help but recall vividly the moments I spent in the classroom, right from pre-school to college.
Every September 8, on International Literacy day, my thoughts go to the illiterate women in Kenya. A day that reminds me of the significant proportion of women who are illiterate.