Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments

Primary Education for all in the City of Mumbai, India: The Challenge Set by Local Actors

Sets out the context of primary education in the city of Mumbai in general. Stresses issues related to enrolment, drop-out, out-of-school children and literacy rates critically. Differentiates the types of schools based on their management category (public, private, municipal, government etc.), and mediums of instruction (language of education offered). Discusses accessibility, shift-system of the schools and financial and decision making mechanism for education budget. Assesses some schools' sanitation, drinking water, lighting, ventilation, etc. facilities.