Tag: Children

Gujarat to track children’s education record by making use of the unique identification code

Dropout of children from school, absence, running public schools and teachers received a mallet impact on primary education in various States, including Gujarat, which has a remarkable track record. But, everything seems to be changing in Gujarat.

Conceived in December 2012, the government in June 2014 academic year to introduce the education of children tracking system digitized by assigning a unique identification code, the number of all 87 lakh students between standard 1 and standard 8.

According to Mukesh Kumar, national project coordinator of the centre of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), every child will have an 18-digit UID number for tracking their academic career.

This will allow you not only to track the reasons for his retirement from the school, absenteeism and productivity, but it will also be associated with subsequent educational programs for teachers,” Mukesh Kumar said.

Officials said that the usual DISE captures only digits reception, but it was called Aadhar-enabled system, since the latter contains full details of each resident’s demographic and biometric data, which they can use to identify themselves anywhere in India and access the many benefits and services.

Among the main objectives of the project is the consideration of issues such as fake students fudged dropout and retention numbers, and to ensure universal primary education, Mukesh Kumar said.The whole project was specifically designed Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and monitoring information system of Gujarat.

India reduces the number of out of-school children- almost 16 million over 2 years: UN

India was able to decrease its number of out of school children virtually 16 million between 2000 and 2012, driving progress in South Asia, but it still has 1.4 million children do not attend primary school as mentioned in the report of the United Nations said.

Much of the global progress since 2000, reducing the number of school children was due to a small number of countries, with India alone, plummeting the number of-school children-nearly 16 million between 2000 and 2011.

In relative terms, 42 countries were able to more than halve the number of primary-school children in the period between 2000 and 2012, including Algeria, Burundi, Cambodia, Ghana, India, Iran, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Rwanda, Vietnam, Yemen and Zambia.

However, despite this impressive progress in many countries, about nine percent of all children of primary school age around the world — eight percent of boys and 10% girls still out of school in 2012. The majority, 31 of 58 million school children were girls. In India, 58.81 million girls and 63.71 million boys of primary school age. As at 2011, 1.4 million children of primary school age do not attend school in India, with 18% of girls in schools and 14% of boys.

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