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Blackboard revolution: Overhauling the learning curve for 20 mn rural kids

Sampark Foundation makes education a fun experience for both teacher and student, using a low-cost model that spans 76,000 schools in four states

Gina Krishnan 

You need scale in order to make an perceptible change in India for its myriad problems. Education is no different. The state of a majority of government educational institutions is indifferent to say the least and absentee teachers is just one of the problems.

The teachers may be running their own shop, may be alcoholic, indifferent or simply irritated with a government set-up that doesn't pay them on time. Or they may have been given various government tasks including election duty, census duty or aadhaar card. The school at the village level and block level may just be a ramshackle ...

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First Published: Wed, May 23 2018. 16:49 IST
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