A Volunteer network model to
enhance the quality of primary
education in India.
Roshan Kedar (Co-ordinator)
58% of children do not complete
primary education in India.
• Increase in student
attendance after Sarva
Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA).
• Substantial increase in
• Teacher to Student ratio is
1:80. highly far from ideal
• 10 crore children are two
or more years below their
• 53.2% standard 5 student
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1. Lack of application oriented teaching in schools (report of
2. Lack of School Management Committees (RTE norm) in
3. Even if SMCs are formed parents members and teachers
remain unaware of the responsibilities.
4. Over 99 percent of the 7.95 lakh teachers who appeared for
the latest Central Teacher Eligibility Test, a benchmark for
teacher eligibility, failed to clear the exam.
5. Teachers absence rates nearly 25%.
6. 36% of all sanctioned posts of teachers in country lying
vacant (more than 6.5 lac in number)
7. 12% of teacher’s time is spent in not-teaching activities.
• NGOs working for the betterment of primary education use
method of Activity Based Learning (ABL) to improve the
understanding for students.
• More than 35,000 NGOs are working for education and
literacy in India, around 10,000 from which more inclined
towards primary education.
• Organizations like Vigyan Ashram, Akshar Nandan,
Grammangal and individual like Arvind Gupta and Krishna
Kumar have given better teaching model than traditional
• Organizations like VolunteeringIndia have placed more than
3000 skilled foreign volunteers in India in different schools
We will build a network of trained
volunteers working with educational
NGOs in nation.
• A network of volunteers trained by selected NGOs will be
• A central authority consisting of official from ministry of
education and members of some profound NGOs will decide
the yearly plan for the whole network.
• Volunteers will train the teachers of the assigned schools for
• Resources will be provided to all the schools under the
network for interactive learning (ex. Telescope to teach the
• Central Authority :
Ministry of Human Resource Development +
members of Profound NGOs.
• Schools Management Committees
Headmasters + selected Parents members +
coordinator (from selected NGOs)
Trained members of selected NGOs
• Central Body will assign the Coordinators to
• Coordinators with help of HMs will design
course schedules for schools.
• Volunteers will be appointed and managed by
• Volunteers will train teachers and teach
Volunteers will get
chance to work on the
Quality of teaching
will increase to
The most important stakeholder
here will be student. He/she will
get benefit of quality education.
• RTE norms must be followed to achieve the
• SMCs strictly required in each school.
• Volunteers must maintain consistency.
• Volunteer coordination is important.