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Education Quality Conference

Location:   New Delhi, India
Begins:   Oct 24, 2007 
Ends:   Oct 26, 2007 


South Asia Regional Conference on
Education Quality

New Delhi, India
October 24-26, 2007


  • With more and more children now entering school throughout the region, the education challenge is shifting to focus on issues related to quality with equity, and access to education for the hard to reach.
  • The objective of the conference will be to bring together policy makers and international experts on education policy to discuss and debate outcomes of interventions that have been implemented to achieve quality education for all. The thrust of the conference will be on presenting sound empirical evidence on what works to improve quality and increase access to those hard to reach. 

Expected Outcomes

The key outcomes of the conference are expected to be a:

  • better understanding of the interventions that have been shown to work across the world in improving quality and providing access to the hard to reach; and

Conference Proceedings 

Blue Arrow Quality Education for All

Agenda, Speaker Bios and Presentations 

Blue Arrow Agenda
Blue Arrow Speaker Bios & Presentations

Themes & Background Materials 

Blue Arrow Keynote and Measuring and Enhancing Quality
Blue Arrow What Works to Improve Quality 
Blue Arrow Innovations in Improving Access to Quality Education

Related Information 

Blue Arrow Conference Organizers 
Blue Arrow Useful Links
Blue Arrow Selected Bibliographies
Blue Arrow Selected Background Readings

  • dialogue between policy makers and international experts on the replicability or scaling up of these interventions in the South Asia region.

Brief Description of Program

Sessions will aim to discuss outcomes of interventions related to issues such as classroom processes, enhancing teacher accountability, developing and strengthening the institutional capacity to monitor learning outcomes and evaluate the impact of interventions, and strengthening the role of local bodies in school management.

 Sessions will focus on the following issues:

  • Measuring and enhancing the quality of education
  • What works to improve quality, including:
    • Teacher professional development, incentives and accountability;
    • Decentralization, quality assurance, and school based management; and
    • Teaching-learning processes and pedagogy.
  • Innovations in improving access to quality education
    • Regional case studies on equal access to quality education; and
    • Regional case studies on public-private partnerships to improve access and quality.

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