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Salman, Aashti – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2020
This article aims to understand the reasons and experiences which contribute to dropout among Muslims in India at the secondary school level (grades IX-XII). The focus of this article is low-income Muslim men, who have left school at the secondary level, in a predominantly Muslim neighbourhood of Jamia Nagar, Delhi. The context of this article is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Muslims, Secondary School Students, Dropouts
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Punjabi, Shalini – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2020
Formal education has always been the principal model through which societies educate their young. Today, however, schools are seen as non-analytical and are being replaced by logic-based approach of competitive examinations. In India, the growth of shadow education, which is preponderant at the level of secondary education, is providing informal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Coaching, Private Education, College Entrance Examinations
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Chakraborty, Suchita – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2016
Secondary education has been a relatively neglected area in India, both at the level of policy and research. Statistical data at the secondary level of education reveals a bleak picture in terms of enrolment and completion rates. This article explores the underlying reasons for the dismal scenario at the secondary level of education by situating…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Secondary Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Khunyakari, Ritesh P. – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2015
Enabling learning through meaningful classroom experiences has always been a challenge for teachers. Bringing about a balance of the "conceptual" and the "hands-on", along with contextual embeddedness in problem-solving situations, broadly characterises the experience of development and trials of three Design and Technology…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Experiential Learning, Problem Solving
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Srinivasan, M. V. – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2015
The evaluation of students' learning has been the central focus in Indian schools for a very long time. Teachers and school administrators in most schools train students from the very beginning to sit for the examinations conducted at the end of Classes X and XII. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (popularly known as RTE) Act,…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Indians, Educational Quality, Educational Legislation
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Vinisha, K.; Ramadas, J. – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2013
Visual representations, including photographs, sketches and schematic diagrams, are a valuable yet often neglected aspect of textbooks. Visual means of communication are particularly helpful in introducing abstract concepts in science. For effective communication, visuals and text need to be appropriately integrated within the textbook. This study…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Textbooks, Visual Stimuli, Illustrations