Swachh Bharat Internship The Bastion

Can the Swacch Bharat Summer Internship Pave the Way for Community Service in Indian...

Co-authored by Simran Taneja and Charith Reddy Let us rewind to four years ago when a fresh-faced Narendra Modi called upon all citizens to dedicate...

I Got It From My माँ: Can a Multilingual Education System Improve Children’s Learning...

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Charith Reddy  "To foster sustainable development, learners must have access to education in their mother tongue and in other languages....
Bharatya Janata Party Education Promises

Promise in 2014 vs Practice in 2017: Assessing the BJP’s Education Policies

Despite efforts by previous governments, India’s education system's quality struggles with problems of accessibility, transparency, research and innovation. When the Bharatiya Janata Party campaigned...
The Bastion

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...
Assam

A Tale of Two Histories: Where Is the Northeast in Our Textbooks?

Co-authored by Haya Wakil and Aarathi Ganesan Most Indian citizens can wax eloquent on India’s’ ancient dynasties and kingdoms, its freedom fighters and perhaps even...
Technology in Public Education

English (Win)glish: Using Technology to Improve Public Education

Co-authored by Amrita Singh and Tanvi MehtaAt the level of providing pre-primary and primary education, India has been doing well since it features among...
Public Schools vs. Private Schools

Reservation in Private Educational Institutions – Tracing The Debate

Section 12 of the “Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act” provides for a mandatory 25% reservation in Class 1 in all...
Pune, Teach For India

No-Detention Policy: Boon, Bane or Both?

Written by Amrita Singh Updated on 15/01/19The No-Detention Policy (NDP) came into existence due to an alarming increase in the rate of school dropouts, and...
India Children Education

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...

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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