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From Streets to Schools | The Bastion x Save the Children

“As the traffic light turns green, the car speeds off, leaving behind a little girl in a yellow dress selling storybooks on the street....

The Pink and Blue Divide: Rethinking Children’s Textbooks in a Post 377 India

Co-authored by Ayushi Ghosh and Kartik Sundar The striking down of a controversial 158-year old provision of Section 377 to decriminalize non-procreative relationships was a...
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From Streets to Schools: Making the Invisible Visible

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Sanya Sharma    “More than anything else, schools are instruments for bridging inequalities in the country and breaking the cycle of...
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From Streets To Schools: The Girl in the Yellow Dress

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Sanya Sharma As the traffic light turns red, I hear a knock on the taxi window. Looking out, I see a...

The Saga of Film Education: Raising Cinema to be Respectable

Written by K. Hariharan Cinema in the 20th century was the most dominant form of popular culture across the world. Simultaneously, it was considered the...

Nurturing Sensitivity in Students: The Dearth of Mental Health Education in India

Co-authored by Gopika Kumaran & Avantika Bunga 10% of India’s population suffers from Common Mental Disorders (CMDs) which include depression, anxiety and substance abuse, according...

NCERT’s “Primary” Concern with Technology: Effective or Erroneous?

Written by Shraddha Tripathi In July 2018, the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) published new guidelines concerning the education of children in...
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Printed Ideologies: Protecting our Students from Politicized Textbooks

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Gopika KumaranFor decades, textbooks have occupied a pivotal role within India’s education system as a resource utilized by teachers...
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Institutes of Eminence: Imminent Game-changers for India’s Higher Education System?

Co-authored by Ishani Pant and Kirti Dass Despite the many ups and downs that Indian higher education has seen, the goal of raising India’s academic...
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Moving Beyond Students: Dissecting the UGC’s Proposal for Faculty Reservation

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Charith Reddy A recent proposal by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to alter the method of calculating the number of...

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