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Rukmini Banerji

Banerji is with Pratham Education Foundation.

ASER 2021 has insights on how schools can respond to post-Covid world
Thu, Nov 25, 2021

Rukmini Banerji writes: There are academic strategies to be developed and modified to face current teaching-learning challenges.

‘Learning loss’ in the pandemic, explained: The case of elementary schools in Karnataka
Tue, Sep 21, 2021

The New Education Policy 2020 stressed the need to give foundational skills high priority. Now, as never before, this is the urgent need of the hour, for young children and for all age groups in the elementary stage.

Explained: As schools prepare to reopen amid Covid, what are the challenges ahead?
Thu, Mar 04, 2021

As schools across India prepare to reopen for young children after the pandemic year, students, teachers, and the government face a set of unique challenges. What are the key questions before them, and what action plans and strategies need to be finalised in the coming weeks?

Covid-19 can be a boon, if we do the right things for children, as we reopen schools
Fri, Nov 27, 2020

Once schools are properly open and attendance has stabilised, the government must take on a focussed 100-day programme when at least in primary schools, we put aside grade-wise curriculum and focus entirely on re-building foundational skills.

An Expert Explains: How Covid-19 has hit learning
Tue, Jul 28, 2020

What has the prolonged absence from school meant for children? A look at how learning loss happens, how it’s different this time, and what is the way forward when schools do reopen.

ASER 2019 report: A reworking of curriculum is urgently needed for the age band from four to eight
Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Anyone looking closely at the status of young children in India will agree with the draft NEP statement that early childhood education has the potential to be the “greatest and most powerful equaliser”.

Glimpses of Pratham’s 20-year partnership with Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Tue, Dec 10, 2019

Over two decades, we have together learned how hard work on the ground and rigorous research can help to evolve solid solutions to one of the big problems facing primary education in India today.

Ability versus aspiration
Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Competencies and achievements of young people will need to be aligned with expectations

Between RTE and Make in India, a gap
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

Young people between the ages of 14 and 18 are getting left out. Building their capabilities poses educational and skilling challenges.

Let’s remake the classroom
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Grouping children by learning level rather than age or grade could be a solution for poor outcomes.

The crisis in learning
Thu, Jan 19, 2012

Why isn’t increased spending on education translating into better outcomes for children?

How much does she know?
Tue, Nov 15, 2011

Business as usual won’t deliver the promise of the right to education