|Details of Education programme (s)
A Joint initiative from Gram Vikas Trust, Bharuch and Reach to Teach for Quality Education with The Department of Education, Government of Gujarat.
Department of Primary Education at the district level (Bharuch)
Funding support by
Reach to Teach, UK (www.reach-to-teach.org)
The proposed project will aim to improve attendance, learning levels of children, community participation in school governance and overall quality of education and reduce dropout rates in the Vagra and Jhagadia Blocks.
To ensure children of school going age, in the project area, attend school regularly.
To promote high quality teaching and learning processes in Pragna Standards 1 to 4 in 70 project schools.
To help communities understand the importance of regular attendance in improving children’s learning outcomes and develop community ownership of the attendance programme.
A total of 70 government primary schools of Jhagadia (40 schools) and Vagra (30 schools) blocks of Bharuch district (Gujarat, India).
The project will directly benefit more than 7,000 children studying in classes 1 to 5. Of these children, Majority chilrdren to Scheduled tribes and belong to Scheduled Castes, children from Vagra Block belong to Scheduled Tribes,
Year 1: Rs. 1.45 cr
Year 2: Rs. 3.59 cr
Year 3: Rs. 3.97 cr
Total: Rs. 90,207,302/-
01 April 2015 to 31 March 2018. At the end of the second year in March 2017, the project has already been excuted in 70 Government Primary schools. There is further potential to expand the coverage to more schools in Vagra and Jhagadia Blocks from year four onwards, depending on the success of the three-year pilot.