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19 November 2014
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CCS DashboardSchool Choice National Conference, 19 December 2014


SCNC has established itself as a the reference point for education reforms. This year, in its 6th edition, our flagship Conference aims to:

  • Bring together educationists and educational planners, policy experts, activists and government officials to discuss and debate dimensions of Freedom in Education
  • Showcase innovative models—both national and international—that create an ecosystem of Freedom in Education

How do different stakeholders across the world perceive freedom in education? What  are the policies that enable more freedom in different education systems? What are some models that empower parents and students to exercise freedom in education? Join us for a one of the biggest education conferences of the year! Register NOW. Check out the program schedule here.

Date: 19 December 2014
Venue: India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Contact Rohan Joshi ( | +91-96501 27755) for more information.

CCS DashboardJeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival, 13-14 December 2014

JeevikaDEADLINE EXTENDED. Filmmakers, you now have till 25 November to send in your documentaries! The informal sector constitutes over 93% of our workforce, yet they remain the most burdened by complex and unnecessary regulations and barriers. Jeevika aims to bring these issues to the fore, so that the enterprising poor can pursue livelihood of choice. Inspire change, spark a movement! Send in your entry TODAY. Winners get awards worth INR 130,000 and a trip to Nepal to attend the Asia Liberty Forum.

Promote the festival! Find out how, here. Contact Sadaf Hussain ( | +91-99531 33868) for more information.

CCS Dashboard#ccstalks Tweetchat on ‘Should prostitution be legalised?’, 26 November 2014, 7-8pm

TweetChatIs prostitution a legitimate vocation? Why is treated differently from other professions? Join us for #ccstalks Tweetchat, on Wednesday 26 November at 7pm! Log in to or Twitter and follow #ccstalks. We look forward to speaking with you! For more information, contact Manasi Bose (

CCS DashboardAsia Liberty Forum, 8-10 January 2015

Asia Liberty ForumFreedom takes courage. Come celebrate freedom, liberty and markets at the Asia Liberty Forum 2015! Acquire skills on championing liberal approaches to public policy from experts working in the field from across the region and the world and meet over 200 friends of freedom from over 40 countries!

Register NOW for the 3rd annual Asia Liberty Forum! Contact Srijan Bandyopadhyay ( | +91-99536 72130).

CCS DashboardThink Tank Start Up Training, 5-8 January 2015

Think Tank Start Up TrainingYoung think tanks starting out will benefit greatly from the Think Tank Start Up Training. Frame your purpose statement. Find that perfect pitch. Learn how to make a ‘case’ for support. Network with 30 young entrepreneurs like yourself! Register NOW. Contact Srijan Bandyopadhyay ( | +91-99536 72130) for more information.

CCS DashboardAmritsar Policy Group Photo Competition

Amritsar Policy GroupGood with a camera? Send in original photos capturing the spirit of ‘Economic Freedom’ to the Amritsar Policy Group Photo Competition. Deadline to submit entries is 15 December 2014. You could win prizes worth INR 30,000! For more information, visit their Facebook page, or contact Rishi Kochhar (

CCS Events Calendar
Upcoming Events

26 November 2014, 7-8 pm - #ccstalks TweetChat on ‘Should prostitution be legalised?’

04-06 December 2014 - Liberty Fund Colloquium

13-14 December 2014 - Jeevika Asia Livelihood Festival, New Delhi

19 December 2014 - 6th Annual School Choice National Conference, New Delhi

05-08 January 2015 - Think Tank Start Up Training 2015, Kathmandu, Nepal

08-10 January 2015 - 3rd Annual Asia Liberty Forum, Kathmandu, Nepal

27-29 January 2015 - ìpolicy for Young Leaders, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar

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ViewPoint 10.1: Reservation in Private Schools under the Right to Education Act: Model for Implementation

ViewPoint 10.1: Reservation in Private Schools under the Right to Education Act: Model for ImplementationA study of how skill vouchers can catalyse demand for quality skill development services, examining Indian and global experiences with skill vouchers. Download here.

Support our demand to assess all schools and accord recognition on the basis of learning outcomes! Sign the petition NOW.

For more information contact  
Sadaf Hussain  
M: +91 99531-33868  

Centre for Civil Society  
A-69, Hauz Khas  
New Delhi - 110 016, India  
Ph: +91 11 26537456, 26521882  
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