Essay On Rural Education

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Assistant Professor
Women’s Studies Centre
Madurai Kamaraj University

Quality and access to education is the major concern in rural schools as there are fewer committed teachers, lack of proper text books and learning materials in the schools. Though government schools exist, but when compared to private schools then quality is major issue. Majority of people living in villages have understood the importance of education and know that it is the only way to get rid of poverty. But due to lack of money they are not able to send their children to private schools and hence depend upon government schools for education. Above that in some government schools there is only one teacher for the entire school. Every village is not provided with school which means that students have to go to another village to get education. Owing to this parents usually do not send their children to school, leading to a failure in achieving rural education in India.
It has been promised for a long time that technology will change education for better – make it more affordable and accessible. The promise of educational technology is more important in Indian context because we have a massive deficit of access to high quality education
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Education is the means to acquire the present-day wisdom. Literate and educated people are a prerequisite for both preserving and developing the society. In rural India, access to education in various spheres such as social, political, economic, scientific and others can act as a catalyst to change. In today’s rural India, many castes have successfully uti¬lized education to break through social and cultural norms associated with their castes and have also helped in their economic

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