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Tupe, Navnath – Online Submission, 2018
This theoretical article is devoted to the creation of Blended Learning Model [BLM] which aims at providing a learning environment for enriching entrepreneurial skills among women. Product Development process has been employed for developing BLM. Self-instructional strategies are also applied to design the learning situation in the BLM. Face to…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Entrepreneurship, Skill Development, Females
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Telang, Meghana; Starkman, Meredith – Teaching Artist Journal, 2017
In March 2017, Meredith Starkman and Meghana Telang, in collaboration with Khula Aasman Trust, entered a women's jail in Mumbai, India, to facilitate a drama workshop focused on the foundations of theatre performance. This article records their experience and the hurdles they faced, from unwilling participants to the height of Mumbai's sweltering…
Descriptors: Drama, Correctional Institutions, Workshops, Foreign Countries
Sahni, Urvashi – Brookings Institution Press, 2017
Since 2003 a privately funded high school has provided desperately needed education for girls from impoverished families in Lucknow, the capital and largest city in Uttar Pradesh, in northeast India. Urvashi Sahni, the founder of Prerna Girls School, tells the stories of how the school has changed the lives of more than 5,000 girls and their…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Education, Equal Education, Poverty
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Sahni, Urvashi – Research in Drama Education, 2016
This article provides a brief snapshot of a girls school in Northern India called Prerna. Girls in India are unwanted, unequal and unsafe. Every year a million of them are killed in the womb. One third of the world's child brides (read "girl slaves") are in India. They live their lives in a grim, complex context where, gender, poverty…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Single Sex Schools, Females, Disadvantaged
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Murphy-Graham, Erin; Lloyd, Cynthia – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
This article proposes a conceptual framework for how education can promote adolescent girls' empowerment and, by mapping the field, highlights promising examples of empowering education programs. We conclude by identifying both research and programmatic opportunities for the future that will harness the expertise of a range of specialists from the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Middle School Students, Student Empowerment
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Bhat, Rouf Ahmad – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Women education in India has a major preoccupation of both the government and civil society as educated women can play a very important role in the development of the country. Education is milestone of women empowerment because it enables them to responds to the challenges, to confront their traditional role and change their life. So that we can't…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Empowerment, Females
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Alcorn, Brandon; Christensen, Gayle; Kapur, Devesh – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2015
Demographic surges and economic growth have created an exploding demand for higher education in the Global South--a demand that low- and middle-income countries cannot realistically meet with traditional institutions alone. In India, the demand increasingly is being met by online education. Recently, MOOCs--with their potential to scale up rapidly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Online Courses, Professional Education
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Thakore-Dunlap, Ulash; Van Velsor, Patricia – Professional Counselor, 2014
The diversity of the U.S. school population speaks to a need to provide support for youth from various backgrounds. As a school-based mental health counselor, the first author observed that the South Asian immigrant students at her school did not utilize any of the counseling services provided. Because South Asians are typically collectivistic,…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Group Counseling, Females, Immigrants
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Chickering, Lawrence; Tyagi, Anjula – Policy Review, 2012
The challenges of poverty and development have long been regarded in terms of transitive relationships, in which the rich help the poor because the poor are not seen as able to help themselves. This view of the poor assumes they have mainly needs and no assets. With so many people believing this view it isn't surprising that the poor themselves…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Foreign Countries, Play, Poverty
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Froerer, Peggy – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2012
This article is concerned with the relationship between education, aspiration, and social mobility in Chhattisgarh, central India. I am interested in how the ideology of education as an intrinsic "social good" squares with the everyday experiences of marginalized "adivasi" (tribal) girls. My aim is to understand why education…
Descriptors: Females, Social Studies, Foreign Countries, Social Mobility
Colclough, Christopher, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
What do we know about the outcomes of education in developing countries? Where are the gaps in our knowledge, and why are they important to fill? What are the policy challenges that underlie these knowledge gaps, and how can education best contribute to eliminating the problem of widespread poverty in the developing world? This book arises out of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asian Studies, Poverty, Educational Research
VandenBerg, Patricia – CURRENTS, 2011
On September 24, 2010, a group of about 20 women from across Europe have gathered at the University Women's Club. All eyes are on a large screen projecting streaming video from the Mount Holyoke College website. Photos of the Massachusetts campus flash by as the sound of an a capella group singing "Bread and Roses" fills the room. Soon,…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Higher Education, Females, Foreign Countries
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Gardea, Jessica; Rios, Laura; Pal, Rituraj; Gardea-Torresdey, Jorge L.; Narayan, Mahesh – Journal of Chemical Education, 2011
The Research and Engineering Apprenticeship Program of the Academy of Applied Science has funded several high school student summer internships to work within the Department of Chemistry at the University of Texas at El Paso. Over the last nine years, young Mexican-American scholars have been recruited into STEM-specific (science, technology,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Folk Culture, Science Laboratories, Foreign Countries
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Buckingham, Jane – Disability & Society, 2011
Existing historical understandings of disability are dominated by European and American experience and tend to assume Judeo-Christian ideas of stigma and exclusion are universal norms. This paper emphasises the unique experience of disability in India and the role of poverty, gender, caste and community in compounding the marginalisation felt by…
Descriptors: World History, Historical Interpretation, Social Class, Disabilities
Jensen, Robert T. – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2010
Gender differences in health and education are a concern for a number of developing countries. While standard theory predicts human capital should respond to market returns, social norms (e.g., disapproval of women working outside the home) may weaken or even sever this link for girls. Though many studies have examined the link between women's…
Descriptors: Economic Opportunities, Gender Differences, Human Capital, Females
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