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The Right Approach: The Problem of Equality

The Right Approach: The Problem of Equality

This blog is focused on the social inequality in terms of caste and by a series of blogs, we intend to explore the inequalities rampant in the society along the vertical and horizontal plane and the impact it had or has on the education and system of education in the...

The Right Approach: Altruism of an Inclusive Society

The Right Approach: Altruism of an Inclusive Society

In the state of nature, there was no civilized society. The life was violent and there were no civil liberties and rights. We entered into a social contract to protect rights of the individual and live with social coordination and solidarity, thus, laying the...

The Right Approach: Strategy of Inclusion

The Right Approach: Strategy of Inclusion

The global estimate of children, i.e. under 14 years of age, with moderate or severe disability is 93 million which means 1 out of 20 children globally under the age of 14 years. In the ongoing series of blogs, we have discussed that the gross enrolment ratio and the...

The Right Approach: Sarva Shiksha Abiyaan- Part 2

The Right Approach: Sarva Shiksha Abiyaan- Part 2

The Right Approach is back after a week’s break, we are examining the inclusive education and disability covered under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and how it is closely working with the Right to Education Act, 2009 to achieve the aim of Education for All. Education is a...

The Right Approach: Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

The Right Approach: Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (Education for All) is a programme launched by the Indian government to achieve its goal of Universal Elementary Education (UEE). It came into being in the year 2000-2001 as multiple intervention programmes for access to education, retention...

The Right Approach: Features of The RTE Act, 2009

The Right Approach: Features of The RTE Act, 2009

The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009, also known as the Right to Education Act (RTE Act), a Fundamental Right under  Article 21A of Indian Constitution. The major highlights of the RTE Act are: It ensures free & compulsory education to all...

The Right Approach: The Right to Education-Part Two

The Right Approach: The Right to Education-Part Two

This Week, ‘The Right Approach’ is back with part two of the Right to Education blog which covers the provisions entailed under the Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009. The right to Education was made a fundamental right under part III of Indian...

The Right Approach: Right to Education – Part one

The Right Approach: Right to Education – Part one

This week’s blog reflects the importance of primary education, right to education and its incorporation as a fundamental right in the Constitution of India and how inclusive education for children with special needs is the ultimate goal of envisaging this legislation...

The Right Approach: The census on disability

The Right Approach: The census on disability

In this edition of The Right Approach, we are trying to understand the ground realities through analysing census data concerning persons with disabilities. This analysis is important as it will reflect the areas which need to be addressed by the government and in turn...

The Right Approach

The Right Approach

This is the first in a series of blogs which will enable us to delve deeper into the world of disabilities. The intent is to access information from diverse sources to expand our own understanding through a variety of lenses. A larger and more informed picture would...

Rights of person with disability act, 2016: Review

Rights of person with disability act, 2016: Review

The rights of a person with disability act 2016 was passed by Lok Sabha on 16th December 2016 after it was passed by Rajya Sabha on 14th December 2016. It received the presidential assent on 27th December and has replaced the Persons with Disabilities (Equal...