Dialogues

Chintan Talk: Policy Failures and Financial Crisis

Event Date: 11 May 2012; Time: 17:00 – 18:00
Venue: Centre for Civil Society Office, New Delhi

A lecture by Economics Professor Christopher Lingle who is visiting from the Universidad Francisco Marroquín in Guatemala. The discussion will be centered on what are the conditions that cause certain economic policies to fail and/or malfunction and who is really to blame for the global financial crisis of 2008.

Student First Dialogue: 25% Under the RTE Act: Are We Getting It Right?

Event Date: 14 Sep 2011; Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Casurina Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

The School Choice Campaign (SCC) hosts a panel discussion on 25% Reservation, which mandates all private schools to reserve 25% of their seats at the class of entry for children from economically weaker sections. The objective of this discussion is to answer some questions on the socio-economic and educational integration implications and evaluate the onus of implementation which presently lies solely with private schools.

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Student First Dialogue: Strengthening Teacher Accountability through RTE Act

Event Date: 10 Aug 2011; Time: 18:30-20:30
Venue: Casurina Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

The School Choice Campaign (SCC) hosts a panel discussion on 25% Reservation, which mandates all private schools to reserve 25% of their seats at the class of entry for children from economically weaker sections. The objective of this discussion is to assess whether or not the Act can strengthen delivery in classrooms.

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Student First Dialogue: Public Private Partnerships for Quality in School Education

Event Date: 13 Jul 2011; Time: 19:00-20:30
Venue: Casurina Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

To date, policies for Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) that have been triggered by the Planning Commission and the Ministry of Human Resource Development have not been matched by adequate institutional and human resources. The School Choice Campaign (SCC) hosts a panel discussion to understand the dissent of PPPs in India, and the scope of opportunity of PPPs to improve access to affordable, quality education for all.

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Student First Dialogue: School Admission Reforms: Why, What, How?- 2010

Event Date: 18 Nov 2010; Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Casurina Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

The School Choice Campaign (SCC) hosts a panel discussion on social auditing as an important tool to ensure transparency in the functioning of the government and for improved delivery of public services. The objective of this discussion is to create a robust system of social accountability by making citizens aware of their entitlements and rights under the RTE Act and empowering them to demand the same.

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