Sharath Jeevan served as Founding CEO of Teaching Leaders, an initiative to raise attainment in the UK’s most disadvantaged schools, which is expanding to 700 schools nationally and has attracted over £15 million in scale-up funding. He was also previously CEO of online aid marketplace GlobalGiving.co.uk, which has pioneered new tools for supporting grassroots NGO innovation through technology and innovative corporate partnerships, from Standard Chartered to Google. Sharath was formerly Head of Social Ventures at eBay UK; a Project Leader at international strategy consultants Booz & Co; and a Senior Manager at NGO Action Aid. His education includes a First Class Economics Degree from Cambridge University, MSt from Oxford University, and an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD. - See more at: http://www.stireducation.org/organisation/our-team/#sthash.wSmrhLAB.dpuf
Micro-innovations in education
17 Jul 2013
The poor quality of school teachers is widely acknowledged as a major obstacle to the educational success of children from low income families. STIR Education visited and spoke to over 3,000 teachers in government and affordable private schools in New Delhi and compiled a list of replicable micro-innovations suggested by them. The exercise demonstrates that if given the opportunity, teachers can be a part of the solution, rather than a barrier to education reform.
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