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Bastion Academy Social Impact Studio Devika Malik

Social Impact Studio: How Big Tech Creates Policy with Devika Malik (Session One)

Welcome to Session One of the Social Impact Studio! We live in an age where technological solutions have become central to our societies. From ordering...

Getting Pregnant is Harder Than It’s Made Out To Be

How easy is it to get pregnant? Rising infertility in India is leading to more couples seeking out reproductive experts.

Computer Science Opens Up a World of Possibilities Beyond 0s and 1s

The ‘Learn to Code’ mania risks diminishing the need for Computer Science Education as a subject in Indian schools.

Breaking the Cycle: Why Investing in Primary Education Could Solve India’s Looming Job Crises

How can effective resource allocation towards primary education better learning outcomes and workforce readiness as a whole?

Is it a Meteor Shower? Is it a Shooting Star? No, It’s Space Debris!

Not only does space debris pose a threat to operating satellites that are vital for communication, security, and commerce, but it can also hurl into the Earth’s atmosphere, damaging lives and property. India is right in the mix of things, but how do we mitigate and manage our space junk?

The Making of Increasing Tiger Attacks in the Sundarbans: Common Forest Dependencies, No Compensation,...

In February 2022, West Bengal’s Forest Department entrusted the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) to look into the causes behind the surge in human-tiger conflict in the Sundarbans. The answer lies in the interplay between forest livelihoods, the pandemic, weak social security recourse post-attack, and the history of conservation in these mangroves.

Breaking the Cycle: How Public-Private Partnerships Can Revolutionise Workforce-Ready Education

Public-private partnerships in workforce-ready education could solve India's looming job crisis. How can these partnerships better equip young Indians with the skills needed to join the labour force?
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How Colonial Era Policing Impacts Communities Today

Hosted by Vaishnavi Rathore Edited by Manasi Nene This April, the Parliament passed the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill, 2022. The Act authorises taking fingerprints, handprints, footprints,...

It’s Time to Regulate India’s EdTech Sector

In the last two years, more than 150 million students have entered India’s EdTech sector besides platform users such as teachers and administrators. The role of EdTechs is no longer limited to imparting education through online classes. This calls for a regulatory framework by the government that safeguards the interests of all stakeholders offering and availing the varied educational services.

Teach ‘Em Young: Appreciating Biodiversity Through Our Classrooms

There is a need to develop a language and vocabulary that communicates the essence of the natural world to young students. Citizen science interventions such as Nature Classrooms and Suttha Muttha are encouraging children to go beyond what's in their textbooks to observe, feel, and hear all that is around them.