EDUCATION AND PASTIMES. Emily L, Matt B, Nadia, Eric. Definition: Can read and write above the age of 14 Total % of the population: 61% % of the male population: 73.4% % of the female population: 47.8% *note there is a large gap between men and women as of 2001. Education.
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EDUCATION AND PASTIMES Emily L, Matt B, Nadia, Eric
Definition: Can read and write above the age of 14 Total % of the population: 61%% of the male population: 73.4% % of the female population: 47.8% *note there is a large gap between men and women as of 2001 Education Literacy
10 + 2 + 3 • The 10 + 2 + 3 pattern is a template for education • 10 From the age of 6, 10 years of primary and secondary education • 2 2 years of higher secondary • 3 3 years of college This system has been in place since 1964 Since 2009 children in the government education age 6 – 16 get free education
School Life Expectancy • primary to tertiary total expectancy : 10 yearsexpectancy of males: 11expectancy of females : 10 • In 2001 6,000,000 elementary school teachers only 2,000, 000 above Note the heavy weight on primary and secondary education
Government • 80% of recognized elementary schools are government run or supported • preschool is limited to neighborhood nursery schools and small chains • Post independence education was viewed as a good way to change the population
Private Schooling • Most Middle Class Send Their Children To Private schools because of the bad quality of education in the government run schools • 27% of children are privately educated • Privately owned and managed schools can have public in name • Private education is taught in English and Hindi is taught
Private Schooling -Private schools offer a wider variety of curriculum and offer extracurricular activities -Dropout rate is virtually zero -Compare to public schooling: ~55% -Commonly run by missionaries or church societies -Private colleges cost 10-12 times more than public
Public Schooling -73% of all students are taught through public schooling -Average teacher to student ratio is 1:35 -Compare to America’s 1:20 average ratio -Many schools have poor infrastructure and a lack of: -Water -Electricity -Toilets -Furniture
Sports • Cricket is the most popular sport within India • Badminton was invented in India and is widely played throughout the country • Football (soccer) is rising in popularity, primarily in the younger generation • Chess is considered a sport, and played and watched by many
Shopping • Bargaining is a big part of the shopping experience within India • The Mall of India is currently being constructed, and is projected to be one of the world’s largest malls • Baazar’s are open markets where clothes, food, etc. are sold.
Bollywood • Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay), Maharashtra, India. • Bollywood does not include all Indian films • Formally referred to as Hindi Cinema • Most Bollywood films have English integrated in, which is know as Hinglish • Bollywood does not exist as a physical place • Bollywood film music is called “filmi” music (from Hindi, meaning "of films").
TIMELINE • 1913: First film, silent film (Raja Harishchandra) • 1931: Films with sound (Alam Ara) • 1930s-1940s: Bollywood struggles because of numerous economical problems • 1937: Color films (Kisan Kanya) • 1950s: Color films became popular • 1940s-1960s: The “Golden Age” • late 1960s- early 1970s: romance movies • 2000s: the world’s interest in Bollywood films grew
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