Meeting the Educational Needs of Seasonal Migrant Children: An Analysis of Educational Programs at Brick Kilns in India

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Title:
Meeting the Educational Needs of Seasonal Migrant Children: An Analysis of Educational Programs at Brick Kilns in India
Author:
Reed, Megan Nicole
Issue Date:
May-2012
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
The research examines a government educational outreach initiative for the children of migrant brick kiln workers in Western India. During the 2010-11 school year, pilot educational outreach programs were set up at the brick kiln worksites in Gandhinagar, Gujarat and Bhilwara, Rajasthan for the children of the migrant workers living there. These programs were run by the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) government program with local NGO support using the new special training program model specified in the Right to Education Act of 2009. The research outlines the situation at the brick kiln and compares the two programs especially in the demographics of the para-teachers and the administrative structure. Finally, the research highlights some of the impediments faced with planning education for migrant children and provides recommendations for the future of the program in Rajasthan and Gujarat.
Type:
text; Electronic Thesis
Degree Name:
B.A.
Degree Level:
bachelors
Degree Program:
Honors College; International Studies
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona

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dc.titleMeeting the Educational Needs of Seasonal Migrant Children: An Analysis of Educational Programs at Brick Kilns in Indiaen_US
dc.creatorReed, Megan Nicoleen_US
dc.contributor.authorReed, Megan Nicoleen_US
dc.date.issued2012-05-
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe research examines a government educational outreach initiative for the children of migrant brick kiln workers in Western India. During the 2010-11 school year, pilot educational outreach programs were set up at the brick kiln worksites in Gandhinagar, Gujarat and Bhilwara, Rajasthan for the children of the migrant workers living there. These programs were run by the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) government program with local NGO support using the new special training program model specified in the Right to Education Act of 2009. The research outlines the situation at the brick kiln and compares the two programs especially in the demographics of the para-teachers and the administrative structure. Finally, the research highlights some of the impediments faced with planning education for migrant children and provides recommendations for the future of the program in Rajasthan and Gujarat.en_US
dc.typetexten_US
dc.typeElectronic Thesisen_US
thesis.degree.nameB.A.en_US
thesis.degree.levelbachelorsen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineHonors Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineInternational Studiesen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
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