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Renu Singh
Young Lives India
Renu Singh is Country Director for Young Lives India and has over 25 years of teaching experience in general, and in special education in India and abroad. Renu has worked as Director at the School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Delhi, and was Director of Save the Children. She led a Technical Cooperation fund for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. She has the privilege of working as Governing Body member of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and is on various expert committees of the Rehabilitation Council of India, National Council for Teacher Education, Jamia Millia Islamia University, Ministry of Women and Child Development, and Indira Gandhi Open University. Renu has participated in various Joint Review Missions of the Ministry of Human Resource Development and is currently a Visiting Professor to Jamia Millia Islamia University. Her Ph.D. was on inclusion of marginalised children, and her areas of interest are inclusion, gender and early childhood development.

Articles By Renu Singh
Enabling inclusive education
Posted On: 20 Nov 2015

Topics:   Education
Tags:   schooling

In this column Renu Singh, Country Director of Young Lives India, contends that multiple and overlapping barriers of poverty, gender, religion, caste and disability have to be overcome to ensure education for all.

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Rising school enrolment, plunging test scores
Posted On: 27 May 2015

Topics:   Education

Since India made eight years of education compulsory, the number of 6-14 year olds going to school has grown by almost two million. Analysing data from (undivided) Andhra Pradesh, this column finds that the rise in enrolment is associated with a worrying collapse in learning standards. Exploration of factors leading to this decline is essential in the wake of increasing investment in elementary education.
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