DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION AMONG TRIBAL WOMEN IN THE AGE OF OPEN EDUCATION AND E-LEARNING: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF KEONJHAR DISTRICT OF ODISHA

Rasmi Ranjan Puhan

Abstract


The present education age is termed as open education and E-learning in the globalization of education. So here the present study focuses on the actual condition of tribal women education in the district and different on-going modern measures taken by government to improve it as well as its effectiveness for decadal literacy change on girls’ education in tribal areas of Keonjhar district. To achieve these objectives three research questions were established and Focus of the questions was to examine the significance of tribal women education for concern govt. Existing and expected role of tribal department in particular as well as contribution from government in general for tribal women’s’ education was also aimed to explore in research questions. The findings by the researcher disclosed that in some cases the family’s positive perception towards their girls’ education these are mostly high classes family, also found negative perception of most of the families due to lack of proper education and financial problem. However, at the same time severe scarcity of human resource and physical infrastructure for girls’ education were highlighted in the areas that are the fault of govt. The paper recommended several empirical steps to overcome these problems including provision of new school locations and ensuring the availability of school buildings, supporting infrastructure. Financial aid for poor students also proposed in the study.

 

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tribe, primitive tribal group, illumination, vulnerable tribal, vaccination/inoculation, life skill education, SSA

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