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4)A decade since its conception and passage of law, RTE still suffers from several implementation challenges. Critically examine.

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4)A decade since its conception and passage of law, RTE still suffers from several implementation challenges. Critically examine.

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WHy this question

RTE is a very important initiative of the government and thus needs to be prepared in depth

 

Key demand of the question

The question demands us to highlight the implementation challenges of RTE. The issue has to be examined in depth including reasons for the challenges, ways of addressing it and the impact those challenges have on successful implementation of RTE

 

Directive word

Critically Examine – Focus should be on going deep into the issue by answering the parts of the question highlighted above and providing a fair and balanced opinion in the end.

 

Structure of the answer

 

Introduction – Discuss the long history of RTE in brief to bring out that several changes have happened in RTE over the years, and several more need to happen for ensuring that RTE is successful

 

Body

  • Bring out the implementation challenges in RTE
    • Learning outcomes
    • NDP
    • Debate over the implementation of RTE in case of private unaided schools etc
  • Each issue that you discuss also needs to contain
    • Why the challenge persists
    • How those challenges are hindering the attainment of overall objective of RTE
    • WHat more can be done to address it

 

Conclusion – Highlight the importance of education for addressing the problem of India’s demographic bulge. Also provide your opinion on whether you think RTE in its current form would be able to address the challenge. Bring out that commitment and resolved is required for successful implementation of RTE.