NAS Class-III Report 2014
With the enactment of ‘The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education’ (RTE) Act 2009, the government is obligated in ensuring eight years of quality education for all children in the age group 6-14 years. Over the past decade or so since the beginning of the Sarva Shikha Abhiyan (SSA) programme, there as been a significant increase in the number of schools.
Making of Sampark Smart Shala
Finally, we came up with a simple, nuanced problem statement: How to create impact at scale, ensuring transformational change in learning outcomes among over 20 million children by leveraging the strengths of the existing system and adding a dose of innovation to overcome its weaknesses
5-step model of change
For innovations to trigger change, it needs to find a mode of execution that works with the system within the system. Without execution at scale, long-term chage is not likely to happen. This led to the creation of 5-step of change to transform learning outcomes in the government primary schools in 6 states.