Education

Development and Education

IIM Bill 2017

Breathing New Life into the IIMs

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) offer Post Graduate Diplomas in Management (PGDM) instead of prized MBA degrees, and are also registered as societies. This,...

Monitoring the Right to Education: Who Does What?

On 1st April 2010, The Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE) was passed by the UPA government, making primary education a fundamental...

Education in Times of COVID: Re-centering Our Public Schools

Suspending all educational activities that involve large gatherings at least until May 3rd has brought about significant changes to schools’ academic cycles, board examination...

The Paradox of Liberalising our Universities

Written by Tanvi Mehta  The 484-page long Draft National Education Policy emphasizes the need for the liberalization of education. This draws inspiration from ancient Indian...

‘Developing’ Education or Cultural Distancing? Delving into the EMRS Scheme

Written by Ayush Jain Ever since Independence, the educational indicators of India’s Scheduled Tribe (ST) population have been much lower compared to the rest of...

The Politics of Transnational Education: Of Global Hierarchies and Aspirations

“Growing up, I remember the emphasis our teachers and parents placed on ‘good English’ skills for a successful future. The students in British and...
Bad Education Loans India

Behind the Books: The Burden of Bad Education Loans in India

Tarini Monga uncovers the various facets of this mess of bad education loans Indian students are faced with today.

A ‘Next Generation’ Education for Delhi

Written by Ipsita Mishra  "Delhi will soon have its own education board, that will not be a replacement for CBSE, but a ‘next-generation board’ to...

Straggling towards an Education for All: The Haryana Story

Written by Nishant Kauntia  “In school, my son is called by the name 134a sometimes,” said Rustom, an unemployed pharmacist sitting on his bed, calmly...
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Central Board of Security Errors: Solving the CBSE’s Reputation for Leaking Papers

Here, we break down the process of how papers are set and sent to the examination centres. An in-depth look at each stage of...