Govt, of India asks Supreme Court to Clarify/Modify NALSA
Judgment, ORINAM (Sept.
in its statement said the Lok Adalat "has greatly benefited the common man and it has been achieved not only because of the Legal Services Authorities but also because of the cooperation of the state governments and local administration as well as the financial institutions which include Banks and Insurance Companies.
Flashpoints offers students an interactive learning environment that they can easily customize to fit their needs," said Annaly Bennett-Crawford, NALSA co-president "Flashpoints goes where most technologies can't - students can study anytime, anywhere.
Lisa Gilbert and Annaly Bennett-Crawford established NALSA in 1993 to serve the needs of students preparing for standardized exams.
Through the second initiative, launched by the Minister, the Department of Justice and NALSA
are partnering with CSC- E- Governance Service Limited for mainstreaming legal aid to the marginalized communities through the Common Service Centers (CSCs).
had created a world record by settling nearly 1.
But the government's decision to ax the program has provoked sharp criticism from Asian educators who say NALSAS has not yet sufficiently boosted the level of Asian-language study in schools.
Asian languages were considered vulnerable following the termination of the Commonwealth Government's NALSAS (National Asian Languages and Studies in Australian Schools 1994/95-2002) program: fewer than 5% of undergraduates studied an Asian language, well short of the target of 20% by 2000.
Under the NALSAS [National Asian Languages and Studies in Australian Schools] strategy this approach was successful in increasing the number of teachers of some Asian languages.
As noted above, funding for the first project on standards, the Development of Standards for Teachers of Indonesian project, was provided through the NALSAS Strategy, which aimed to improve participation and proficiency levels in Asian languages and to support studies of Asia across the curriculum (MCEETYA, 2003).
In contrast the study of Japanese in Australia has enjoyed a high profile, particularly between the mid 1970s to the late 1980s, when it also was referred to as the 'tsunami'; Japanese was included as a language of mainstream education, was taught at all universities and was included as one of the priority languages in the NALSAS report (Lo Bianco, 2000, p.
This article considers telling differences that have emerged in participation rates in languages other than English study in the States of Victoria and New South Wales since the introduction and completion of the NALSAS program.