Teacher Professor Promotions The Bastion

Pedigree over Publication: Vetting the UGC’s ‘Well-Researched’ Professor Promotion Formula

Co-authored by Ishani Pant and Charith Reddy On June 13, the UGC announced new guidelines for the promotion and appointment of university and college teachers....
Online Virtual Education

Taking the Classroom Online: E-Education for India

India’s education landscape is vast ─ close to 260 million students attend more than 1.5 million schools and around 30.5 million college students attend...
This Seat is Reserved! The Underbelly of Discretionary Quotas in Kendriya Vidyalayas

This Seat is Reserved! The Underbelly of Discretionary Quotas in Kendriya Vidyalayas

Researched and Written by Aarathi GanesanLast week, Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD) Prakash Javadekar, along with his predecessor Smriti Irani, came under the...
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...
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 Bastion

An Optimistic Fix: The Pitfalls of the Happiness Curriculum in Delhi

Co-created by Kartik Sundar and Jinson George Chako In what seemed like a recognition of the hectic and stressful nature of the Indian education system,...

A Diamond in the Rough: Replacing the UGC and AICTE in India

 The Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency (HEERA) was proposed by the Narendra Modi led NDA government in June 2017. It was intended to replace...
India Violence

No Country for Foreign Students

Co-authored by Amrita Singh & Aakanksha JadhavAnother day, another session of rigorous frisking and mockery in an unknown language. Frederick*, well equipped to enter...
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...
The Letter of the Law: For the People and Of the People?

The Letter of the Law: For the People and Of the People?

Co-authored Avantika Bunga and Swini Khara "The summum bonum of the aforesaid discussion is that all the aforesaid material which existed before the learned Executing...


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