Author(s): Ramanujan, P.; Deshpande, A.
Organisation(s): Assessment Survey Evaluation Research (India)
Pages: 66 p. + 8 p.
This two-year study (2014-2016) aimed to provide an in-depth understanding of factors that influence children’s transition from elementary to secondary school. Three interrelated issues were investigated: (i) school provisioning at the elementary and post-elementary stage; (ii) student learning outcomes at the end of elementary school (Std VIII) and one year later (Std IX), and (iii) patterns of transition into secondary schooling. The study was conducted in two rural blocks each of Hardoi district, Uttar Pradesh and Sambalpur district, Odisha (4 blocks in total) and data collection was conducted in three phases.