Centre for Education Innovations

 

Vrutti & CMS have been working in the ‘Education sector’ for the past seventeen years, providing variety of services, across the programme cycle.
 
 The supports provided by  CMS  & Vrutti in this sector have largely been in the areas of:
  • Large scale concurrent impact evaluations using experimental, quasi-experimental and mixed methods, using quantitative and qualitative techniques
  • Summative evaluations – Project and Programme Evaluations (mid-term and end-term), using variety of methodologies, for stand-alone education programs or education as a part of integrated program
  • Design and Implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation Systems, for programs that focus on learning outcomes
  • Support in Developing Theory of Change/ Result-based Project Plans, for programs and organisations involved in education
  • Sustainability Assessment, for the community organisations and support organisations working/ governing education inputs/ learning outcomes in communities
  • Piloting and Scaling up initiatives (action research and implementation), in collaboration with organisations/ programs to undertake initiatives that address ‘learning outcomes’
  • Research into specific areas, such as level of teachers’ and students’ absenteeism, etc.
  • Facilitating networking and partnerships
 

Currently Vrutti / CMS is the India Partner & acts as the India hub for the Centre of Education Innovations, a global network run by the Results for Development Institute, US with funding support from the Department for International Development, UK.
 
  • CEI increases access to quality education for the poor by identifying, analyzing, and connecting non-state education innovations:
  • IDENTIFY: CEI provides comprehensive, up-to-date information about non-state programs with the potential to improve the way education systems operate for the poor.
  • Catalyst Management Services
  • ANALYZE: CEI analyzes programs in order to translate good practices and build the body of research on non-state innovations and their role in education.
  • CONNECT: CEI connects those who are implementing, funding, and analyzing programs in order to facilitate the growth and adaptation of successful models. 



 

Highlights
Locations
Bangalore, Across India
Partners

Catalyst Management Services

Donor
R4D ( Results For Development Institute) ,Washington
Objective
Implementations of a Center for Education Innovations (CEI) India Country Hub .
Vrutti's Role
Institutional Development
Programme studies
Capacity building
Monitoring and Evaluation
Joint Project Steering .
Vrutti Strategy
Collaborative Actions for Scale Implementation
Knowledge Hub to Extract and Transfer Learning
Meaningful Engagement for Enabling Policies