Launch 2022 GEM South Asia Report on non-state actors in education

2022 South Asia regional report photo

Building on the theme of the 2021/2 GEM Report, the GEM Report is launching a 2022 GEM South Asia Report on non-state actors in education.

The full-day event will bring together key stakeholders and representatives from organizations whose research helped informed the report to examine some of the critical arguments over efficiency and innovation as well as over equity and inclusion which form the background to a highly contested debate over the role of non-state actors in education in India.

Morning session 10:30-12:30

Watch live online.

National launch of 2022 South Asia Report

Agenda highlights:

  • Presentation of the 2022 South Asia Report, Manos Antoninis, Director, GEM Report
  • Keynote addresses from Atishi Marlena, MP and Vrinda Sarup, former Secretary Ministry of Education
  • Interactive panel

Showcasing the depth of this unique partnership an interactive panel will feature insights from the report’s contributors, each bringing their own perspective on key issues surrounding non-state engagement including governance and regulation, access and quality, teacher training and higher education from their research.

  • Moderator: Priyadarshani Joshi, GEM Report
  • Kiran Bhatty, Centre for Policy Research
  • Ajay Singh, Centre of Excellence in Teacher Education, Tata Institute of Social Sciences
  • Divya Nambiar, Oxford Policy Management
  • Prashant Narang, Centre for Civil Society

Lunch 12:30-14:00

Afternoon session 14:00-16:00

Agenda highlights:

  • Keynote addresses
  • Expert roundtable discussion- exploring dimensions of non-state engagement in India

Using the National Education Policy 2020 as a prism, the session will bring together speakers from both partner and other imminent institutions in the country to explore different dimensions of of non-state engagement in the education sector of the country. Accountability, government collaboration, state capacity, equity and quality of education are some of the broad themes that will be discussed by the speakers including:

  • Dhir Jhingran, Founder Director of Language and Learning Foundation
  • Anjela Taneja, Public Services and Inequality Policy and Advocacy Lead, Oxfam International
  • Avani Kapur, Center for Policy Research
  • Padma Sarangapani, Professor and Chairperson of the Centre of Excellence in Teacher Education, Tata Institute of Social Sciences
  • Rahul Ahluwalia, Central Square Foundation