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The Holy grail : India's quest for universal elementary education / R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar.

By: Vaidyanatha Ayyar, R. V [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2016Edition: First edition.Description: xx, 707 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199463473 (hbk.); 0199463476.Other title: India's quest for universal elementary education.Subject(s): Education, Elementary -- Government policy -- India | Education and stateDDC classification: 372.954 VAI
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1.The Tinsel Town 2.The Great Master 3.The Long Journey: Early Days 4.Course Correction: NPE, 1986 5.Sa Vidya Ya Vimuktaye 6.Akshara Keralam to Akshara Bharatham 7.India and Jomtien 8.Good Intentions Not Enough 9.Big Bad Wolf 10.Test Case Project Becomes Testing 11.Change of Guard 12.New Lamps for Old 13.Opportunity Knocks at the Door 14.Muddling Through 15.Building New Jerusalem 16.Don't Count Your Chickens 17.Crucible of Fire 18.Ganga Descends from Heaven 19.Winds of Change 20.Caterpillar to Butterfly.
Summary: This work is a lively chronicle of India's quest for universal elementary education (UEE) with focus on the period after 1986, a period during which India made spectacular strides and mobilised funding on an unprecedented scale from the World Bank and other agencies in an innovative manner. All in all, the text provides information and many insights few, even experts, possess, and should be of interest to not only educationists, and educational administrators but also scholars and practitioners of development cooperation and policymaking in general
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: 1.The Tinsel Town
2.The Great Master
3.The Long Journey: Early Days
4.Course Correction: NPE, 1986
5.Sa Vidya Ya Vimuktaye
6.Akshara Keralam to Akshara Bharatham
7.India and Jomtien
8.Good Intentions Not Enough
9.Big Bad Wolf
10.Test Case Project Becomes Testing
11.Change of Guard
12.New Lamps for Old
13.Opportunity Knocks at the Door
14.Muddling Through
15.Building New Jerusalem
16.Don't Count Your Chickens
17.Crucible of Fire
18.Ganga Descends from Heaven
19.Winds of Change
20.Caterpillar to Butterfly.


This work is a lively chronicle of India's quest for universal elementary education (UEE) with focus on the period after 1986, a period during which India made spectacular strides and mobilised funding on an unprecedented scale from the World Bank and other agencies in an innovative manner. All in all, the text provides information and many insights few, even experts, possess, and should be of interest to not only educationists, and educational administrators but also scholars and practitioners of development cooperation and policymaking in general

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