COVID-19

Social and Emotional Learning Can Help Indian Schools Deal With the Mental Impacts of...

India needs to develop a contextualised framework for Social and Emotional Learning to address the pandemic's mental impacts on students and caregivers.

How Community-Based Learning Supports Students and Families in the Long Run

“During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there was complete uncertainty about colleges reopening and the kind of future I would have,” recalls Dhanashree Madigalekar, a...

Caged and Cramped Animals, Pandemic-Hit Revenues: Why Does India Still Have Zoos?

When animals’ lives are compromised in poorly monitored zoos, why does India continue to operate them?

Mental Health in an Age of Productivity: The Collective Cost of Our Activism

When our worth is tied to how quickly we produce results, activism becomes dehumanizing—& has clear repercussions on the mental health of Indian activists.

What We Have Learnt From Conducting Telephonic Health Surveys During the Pandemic

With all its challenges and breakthroughs over the past two years, telephonic data collection has proven to be a useful alternative for in-person data collection methods, albeit entirely new.

Personalized Adaptive Learning for Post-Pandemic Education

“Teaching at the Right Level” (TaRL) can ensure that India’s students suffer minimal educational and economic consequences as a result of the pandemic.

From Maharashtra, With Love: Nine Recommendations on Improving Public Education In the New Normal

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a harsh light on the vulnerabilities and challenges faced by students across the world. Students, teachers, and parents have...

B.O.L.D. Policy Actions to Ensure Optimal Public Health and Nutrition in India

As the National Nutrition Month—or Rashtriya Poshan Maah— begins this September, renewed commitment, relentless advocacy, robust policy, and reassuring action on the ground is expected from the government at every level.

Meet the Sahiyas Empowering Women to Take Control of Their Health in Rural Jharkhand

A community-based approach called Participatory Learning and Action has allowed Sahiyas to streamline their efforts, engage with marginalised communities, and command the respect and recognition that they deserve.

Unravelling the ‘PPP’ Model Affecting Nomadic Pastoralists in Jammu & Kashmir

This article is the third instalment of our series on how the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated lockdowns have impacted the livelihoods of three...