Development Matters: A unique survey of education in India Thu, 2010-05-27 12:58

Worrying findings from a wide-ranging and novel study about pupil attendance and attainment, teacher absenteeism and competence in India’s two poorest states are explained in this in-depth interview.

Professor Geeta Kingdon, of the Institute of Education, University of London, describes how the data was collected, and also makes recommendations to improve learning outcomes, including testing and better training of teachers.