#SDGs ~Adult Literacy ~ Points for India to Still Ponder Upon in 2020

World Literacy Day 2016 ~ Adult Literacy – Facts & Fiction
Moderator: Smt Jayshree Misra Tripathi  , Independent Consultant, International Education & Adult Women’s Literacy. 

The complexities attached to Literacy in rural India – Facts & Fiction

Speakers: Captain Indraani Singh, Founder Literacy India & Senior Air India Pilot; Ms. Purnima Gupta, Nirantar; and Dr. Aapga Singh COO of Rotary International Literacy Mission 

The dichotomy between private, state and rural educators – their training qualifications and teaching methods; the shortage of trainer teachers in rural areas – immediate actions by Government

Speaker: Dr. S.Y. Shah, Director, International Institute of Adult and Lifelong Education, Vice- President, Indian Adult Education Association 

Andragogy – Teaching Adults is very different from teaching children – Training the Trainers

Speakers: Dr. Shalini Advani Director Pathways World School, Noida; and Ms. Meeta Sengupta Education Strategist 

The Global Learning Crisis also includes the acute shortage of teachers at all levels (UNESCO report) – What may India propose? 

Speaker: Ms. Meeta Sengupta 

The difficulties of implementing and sustaining adult literacy programmes for women with disabilities 

Speaker: Smt Priyo Lall , Director, Special Education, Raphael Ryder Cheshire International 

Published by Jayshree Misra Tripathi

Jayshree, as the eldest of five daughters, includes her maiden surname 'Misra' in her writing. She lived a nomadic life from 1986 till 2015, as the wife of a career foreign service officer in the Indian Civil Service, and has written from across three continents - as a freelance journalist, teacher and poet. She worked briefly in the print media, in Delhi, during the mid-80s and began again online from 2014. Jayshree followed up her MA in English (Literature) from Delhi University (1978), with a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights Law from the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru (Distance Education programme, 2001). She has taught English Language and Literature, been an examiner in English for the Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Organisation and was their trained Consultant for the DP & CP. Jayshree advocates cross cultural conversation with #HarmonyInDiversity, and ways to #HelpHerWalkForward in India.

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