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

https://in.one.un.org/page/sustainable-development-goals/sdg-4/
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 Tripathi

Jayshree Tripathi lived in diverse cultures for over thirty years. Her late husband was a career diplomat in the Indian Civil Service. Jayshree received her Master of Arts Degree in English Literature from Delhi University (1978) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights Law (2001, Distance Education Programme) from the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru. She has been an educator and examiner in English Language and Literature for the International Baccalaureate Organization and their trained Consultant. Jayshree has worked in print media in the late ’70s and ’80s and calls herself an 'arranger of words', of narrative verse and short fiction. She continues in raising awareness about adult literacy in India and ‘women helping women’- #HelpHerWalkForward. Jayshree, as the eldest of five daughters, includes her maiden surname in her writing. On Twitter @JayMTrips. On LinkedIn https://in.linkedin.com/in/jayshreemtripathi

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