Nita Aggarwal is a programme manager at Porticus Asia. She is an experienced development sector professional and has been in the space for close to two decades, with a wide range of experience in education. She has been a key stakeholder in the design and creation of the Life Skills Collaborative.
"The educational systems should rely on three solid foundations: enhancing values, life skills, and formal educational curriculum. Each of these bases completes the other, none of them can stand on its own. "
Culturally responsive evaluation (CRE) involves understanding participants' contexts, embracing cultural nuances, perspectives, and experiences, and integrating diverse factors like race, gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and language into evaluation designs