| 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