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Building common knowledge: a cultural-historical analysis of pedagogical practices at a rural primary school in Rajasthan, India

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The centralised control over curriculum framing and pedagogy, the generally poor quality of teaching with little sensitivity to children’s sociocultural environment; and very high drop out rates, even at the primary school level, are some of the challenges facing school education in many of the regions of India. However, one of the successful approaches to these challenges has been the Digantar school system, working in rural communities. The study is based in one Digantar School in Rajast...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Research group:
Oxford Sociocultural and Activity Theory
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
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SSD
Department:
Education
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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