COVID-19

From Moodle to Canvas: Red Flags in India’s Learning Management Systems

In a recent incident at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), students complained of harassment by proctors after their exams were conducted online...

Reopening Schools After 6 Months: Policy Innovation in the Face of Learning Losses

Schools and other educational institutions have been given conditional permission to resume physical classes as per the recent order of the Ministry of Home Affairs. The...

Climate Action In A Post Coronavirus World

There is a video that has been doing the rounds amidst this coronavirus frenzy. It shows how the American news channel Fox News has...
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A Roadmap to Safely Reopening Schools For Our Children

Instead of asking whether schools should reopen, examine the requirements to allow our children to be safely reintroduced to their classrooms and childhoods.

Mapping the Impact of COVID-19 on Himal‌ayan Pastoralists: A‌ ‌Primer‌

State marginalisation of nomadic pastoralists is felt by two Himalayan communities—the Bakarwals of Jammu & Kashmir, & the Van Gujjars of Uttarakhand.

The COVID-19 Battle: Pandemic v/s Privacy

The events following the global spread of COVID-19 have put governments on high alert. This has prompted a variety of initiatives to combat the...

Education in Times of COVID: A Distressed Batch of 2020 Still Hopes to Study...

The COVID-19 pandemic is straining systems worldwide. Besides health, families are struggling with uncertainties surrounding their jobs and aspirations. At all levels of education,...

Amidst Lockdown, Odisha’s Forest-Dependent Communities Have Their Hands Tied

“We fear that we will run out of cash and food soon,” says Subhashree Madi, a member of the Mahila Jan Shakti Sangathan of...

Why the Privatisation of Schooling Hasn’t Improved the Quality of Indian Education

Over the past few decades, parents have overwhelmingly shifted their children from government-run schools to private schools. The 4 lakh+ private schools in India...

Moving When the World is Still: The Seasonal Migration of Van Gujjars Amidst a...

Lockdowns and COVID-19 policies within the Protected Areas that Van Gujjars inhabit during the summer have diminished their autonomy over their livelihood.