Started in 2001, the National Coalition for Education (NCE) is a conglomeration of networks working on the Right to Education comprising of Parliamentary Forum for Ensuring Right to Education; All India Primary Teachers Federation (AIPTF), a union of more than 3 million primary teachers; All India Federation of Teachers Organization (AIFTO), a union of 1.2 million teachers; All India Secondary Teachers Federation (AISTF) with 0.85 million teachers; All India Association for Christian Higher Education (AIACHE), an association of 300 college principals; World Vision India (WVI), a foundation working for children education and development and People’s Campaign for Common School System (PCCSS), a rights based mass organization advocating for common school system in India.

Besides these organizations, NCE is privileged to have Parliamentary Forum for Ensuring Right to Education (PFRTE), headed by Mr. Jagadambika Pal, Member of Parliament and 69 parliamentarians, committed to raise the plight of children in the Indian parliament and to ensure their right to education.

The networks have been working together on the issues of the Right to Free and Quality education, the eradication of child labour and the promotion of Child Rights since long independently and in collaboration with each other and with other civil society groups. As of date, NCE has over 272 partner organisations spread all over India.

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Latest Publications :

Status Report on Closure of Schools after RTE Act 2009
Report on Status and Financing of EFA in Post RTE era
Developing Guide – School Development Plan
Study Report on Low fee Private Schools in India
Report of Public Hearing