User:Pooja Tyagi/Aims and Objectives of SSA

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The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan is to provide useful and relevant elementary education for al children in the 6 to 14 age group by 2000. There is also another goal to bridge social and gender gaps, with the active participation of the community in the management of schools.
Useful and relevant education signifies a quest for an education system that is not alienating and that draws on community solidarity. Its aims is to allow children to learn about and master their natural environment in a manner that allows thr fullest harnessing of their human potential both spiritually and materially. This quest must also be a process of value based learning that allows children an opportunity to work for each others’ well being rather than to per it mere selfish pursuits.

1 All children in school, Education Guarantee Centre, Alternate School, “-to-School camp by 2003;
2 All children complete five years of primary schooling by 2007.
3 All children complete eight years of elementary schooling by 2010.
4 Focus on elementary education of satisfactory quality with emphasis on education for life.
5 Bridge all gender and social category gaps at primary stage by 2007 and at elementary education level by 2010.
6 Universal retention by 2010.