The false narrative of teacher absenteeism4 min read 27 Apr 2017, 12:29 AM IST
People easily talk of absenteeism ranging from 25- 50%, but study finds the rate between 2.5-5%
Almost all my columns in this newspaper are based on experiences involved with the work that the Azim Premji Foundation does in school education. But I have rarely written about what we do. Our work ranges from working directly with government (public) schools and teachers on the ground, to working on matters of curriculum and policy with various government bodies.