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Kerala set to receive central funds for literacy drive after 10 years

The core objective of the new scheme envisaged as a leap forward for achieving the goal of the total literacy in the country by 2030

Published on 6th November 2020
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Beating stigma with positivity: How Kerala's transgenders are carrying the state's education legacy forward

This year, eighteen transgender students passed the Kerala Government's Class XII equivalency examination. We spoke to three of them and understood their backstories

Published on 28th October 2020
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Kerala's Bhageerathi Amma and Karthiyani Amma chosen for the Nari Shakti Puraskar

The women earned great acclaim for successfully completing the Kerala Literacy Mission's equivalency exam and setting an example for others despite their age

Published on 4th March 2020
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Are the literacy preraks in Kerala striking in vain?

The literacy preraks have been on a strike from December 5, raising a set of demands, including getting their entire remuneration paid

Published on 12th December 2019
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Shortchanged for years: Literate Kerala's preraks to go on statewide strike from Dec 5

While all of them will abstain from their duties from December 5, they will begin staging an indefinite protest from December 11

Published on 3rd December 2019
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Meet the Odiya Malayali: Migrant labourer scores 100 per cent marks in Kerala literacy exam

Mudad Revathi had been learning Malayalam for some time under the state-wide 'Changathi' programme

Published on 11th December 2018
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After scoring a top score of 98, 96-year-old Karthiyani Amma  is now aiming to clear the 10th grade exam

Karthiyani Amma, who hails from Alappuzha became the oldest person to receive the literacy certificate

Published on 1st November 2018
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Kerala's great granny gets laptop as gift after topping literacy exam

Amma was the oldest candidate and the top scorer in the Aksharalaksham programme, a flagship initiative of the state-run Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority

Published on 9th November 2018
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Kerala literacy mission's survey at flood-affected places to begin on Tuesday

The literacy mission has decided to conduct the survey in order to generate awareness on climate change, natural disaster, waste treatment among the students

Published on 1st October 2018
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Kerala's transgender community welcomes state government's move to allot seats for them in colleges

In a move being praised as a progressive step towards inclusive education, the Kerala state government has decided to allot seats for transgender persons in colleges

Published on 10th July 2018
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Meet Karthiyani Amma from Kerala who will be 100 when she clears Class X! 

Karthiyani Amma, the oldest student of the state speaks about reentering the classroom with a bang through the Aksharalaksham programme 

Published on 2nd July 2018
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10,000 students volunteer to spread knowledge as a part of Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority's free literacy project

The Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority has rolled off a free literacy project 'Aksharasree', in association with the city corporation

Published on 3rd July 2018
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Now Kerala is bringing literacy to tribals and migrant labourers

Kerala has now embarked on a programme to bridge the small gap in its achievements by training illiterates among tribals, scheduled castes, transgenders, and the migrant labor communities

Published on 15th May 2018
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A 90-year-old tribal woman writes exam in Wayanad, courtesy Kerala Literacy Mission

A three-month training programme was held in the hamlets for the drive and two instructors were appointed in each hamlet to train the neo-literates

Published on 27th April 2018

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