Learning from innovative programmes in education: Lok Jumbish – peoples movement for education for all 1

Shobhita, Rajagopal (2018) Learning from innovative programmes in education: Lok Jumbish – peoples movement for education for all 1. Learning Curve (30). pp. 82-85.

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There have been a number of innovations in the education sector in the State of Rajasthan that have aimed at addressing exclusionary practices and gaps within the education system. These have demonstrated the possibility of evolving meaningful strategies to address educational needs of disadvantaged children as well as improve educational planning and delivery. consolidating gains made during the first phase. Post 1999, LJ faced a period of uncertainty and there was a gradual decline with the final closure of the programme in 2003. This article discusses the approach and key strategies adopted by LJ in its effort to bring education within the reach of children across different districts of Rajasthan. It also highlights the key learning’s from the intervention. Lok Jumbish, or Peoples Movement for Education for All, was launched in June 1992 by Government of India and Government of Rajasthan with support from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA). It began with the basic aim of universalising primary education in Rajasthan. Its main objective –– as stated in the 1990 project document was ‘to develop, demonstrate, catalyse and transform the mainstream education system with the objective of ensuring that every child has access to basic education (Grades I to VIII).’

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Shobhita, Rajagopal
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Elementary education, Early childhood education
Subjects: Social sciences
Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Learning Curve
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/1184
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