The World Bank Group’s support to India’s development in the Education sector. Some results are highlighted below:
Between 2000-01 and 2017-18 elementary school enrolment soared by more than 33 million, rising from 156.6 million in 2000-01 to 189.9 million in 2017-18. Over two-thirds of India’s states have achieved universal primary enrollment. There is now a primary school within one kilometer of all habitations, and gender and social gaps have reduced.
Through support from the READ 2 TRUST FUND PROGRAM India implements project “Improving Assessment Systems in India and South Asia”.
FOCAL AREAS OF THE PROJECT
UP TO DATE ACHIEVEMENTS
Completed background questionnaire analysis of mathematics of round 1 of the Grade 10 National Achievement Survey (NAS) (2014-15) for schools, teachers, and students
Shared with the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) the full report of learning assessment to ascertain the validity of learning outcomes data and indicators used for NAS, and the suggested improvements
Provided government officials with exposure to test items, testing patterns, analysis, and reporting standards of PISA through study visit to the OECD in Paris in October 2018