Why TeacherSity

  • 54% of India’s 1.2 billion people are under the age of 25.
  • India's workforce population is estimated to increase from 77.5 crore in 2008 to 95 crore in 2026. The largest in world. Is India prepared to reap the demographic dividend?
  • Realising the demographic dividend would need empowerment through the education. Access, inclusion and quality would be the defining parameters.
  • Effective School leaders- one single factor that can help India step forward and transition to knowledge society.
  • India has approx 1.03 m schools, .85m in rural & .15m in urban. 63% are primary, 23% upper primary, 9% secondary and 5% are senior secondary
  • 90% schools in rural managed by Govt./local bodies, 65% schools in urban managed by private managements
  • 29% children study in private schools. Escalated shift from Government to private schools, even in rural areas
  • B.Ed. Syllabus -? CTET results – Pass < 2%
  • In service professional development of teachers- Virtually non-existent
  • Acute shortage of quality teachers
  • Quality of school leadership –?
  • No structured program to groom prospective principals

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