MPJ Organized a Stakeholders' Consultation Meeting on the “Poor Learning Outcomes in School Education” in Mumbai.


Education is one of the most powerful tools for breaking the poverty cycle.  It is the only vehicle, which can bring equality to society.   But the poor quality of education has caused poor learning outcomes in our country and the poor learning outcome is pushing our children out of the education system. Ultimately, the drop-outs are forced to join child labour and the unorganised sector.

Movement for Peace and Justice for Welfare (MPJ) a public movement working for the betterment of the people of Maharashtra, organized a consultation meeting on the “Poor learning outcomes in school education on Saturday, 24th September 2022 at Anjuman-I-Islam College in Mumbai. This event got an overwhelming response from all the stakeholders. People from the teaching community, civil society, academics, government and parents were present in large numbers.

Mr. Muhammad Anees gave a brief overview of the current situation of poor learning outcomes in school education. Prof. Sharad Jawadekar, a retired teacher from Pune University and a well-known education activist, Dr. Sandhya Mhatre, a researcher and education activist, Mr. Ashfaq Ahmad, Education Officer, Mr. Faheem Abdul Bari from All India Ideal Teachers Association, Mr. Syed Habib representing the Education department of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind and members of All India Samajwadi Shikshan Haq Sabha were part of the panel of experts.

The panelists stressed the importance of increasing public spending on education and raising awareness among the community to take ownership and accountability to run and manage the schools.

Dr Kazim Malik announced MPJ’s plan to hold local-level consultation meetings on the issue at different locations in Maharashtra to engage all the stakeholders and aware them of the problems and challenges associated with school education.  


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