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Teachers had no incentive to improve students’ results. Here’s how a course correction is under way.

Community platforms, online training, certification-based career planning, and recognition — a host of new strategies to motivate and train teachers may finally result in improving students' learning levels.
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18 Jun 2019 8 Mins Read 1 comments
A panel discussion on making teaching aspirational at the CENTA Roundtable Series 2019 in Delhi; courtesy of CENTA via Facebook
A panel discussion on making teaching aspirational at the CENTA Roundtable Series 2019 in Delhi; courtesy of CENTA via Facebook
Three hours from Delhi, a busy highway passes through Palwal in Haryana. Jagdeep More, an English teacher from the town’s Golaya Progressive Public School, is telling me about one of his students. Leena (name changed) had cleared her Class 10th exams with a good score. “I was her class teacher and advised her to take up humanities, but she
India's Ministry of Human Resource Development has also made a call for nominations for a National Award for Teachers, winners of which will be announced on August 16. But as Qanungo says, the true reward for her nomination came from her students. “We want to be teachers like you,” they told her. ( Graphic by Abdul Shafiq)
Three hours from Delhi, a busy highway passes through Palwal in Haryana. Jagdeep More, an English teacher from the town’s Golaya Progressive Public School, is telling me about one of his students. Leena (name changed) had cleared her Class 10th exams with a good score. “I was her class teacher and advised her to take up humanities, but she India's Ministry of Human Resource Development has also made a call for nominations for a National Award for Teachers, winners of which will be announced on August 16. But as Qanungo says, the true reward for her nomination came from her students. “We want to be teachers like you,” they told her. ( Graphic by Abdul Shafiq)

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