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1 lakh schools in India run with just 1 teacher each: UNESCO report

Around 1.1 lakh schools in India are single-teacher entities, according to Unesco’s ‘2021 State of the Education Report for India: No Teachers, No Class’. A total of 19% or 11.16 lakh teaching positions in schools lie vacant in the country, 69% of them in rural areas. Correlating this with low learning outcomes according to government data of classes III, V and VIII, Unesco recommends improving the terms of employment of teachers, revamping their working conditions in villages besides earmarking ‘aspirational districts’ and recognising teachers as frontline workers. Having underlined that 7.7% pre-primary, 4.6% primary and 3.3% upper-primary teachers are […]

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