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A Missed Opportunity: Addressing Sexuality Education in the Draft NEP

Written by Parul Malik & Anurag Shukla  Any discussion over 'sex’ education continues to be elusive in India. It is met with an enormous amount...

A Low Benchmark: The State of Infrastructure in Our Schools

Written & Photographed by Apurva Sankar Working as a Teach For India Fellow in a government school for the past 2 years has given me...
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What We Should Talk About When We Talk About Akshaya Patra

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Shantanu Kishwar  A recent article by The Hindu has triggered controversy surrounding the Akshaya Patra Foundation (APF), particularly regarding their...
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Open Access Chronicles: cOAlition S & India’s Story with Johan Rooryck (Chapter 5)

Hosted by Sourya Reddy Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal In Chapter 4 of the Open Access Chronicles, Professor Rooryck broke down the structure of open access and...

What Our Textbooks Aren’t Telling Us About Caste in India

Alongside other spheres of influence, our history and political science textbooks mislead our youth into believing that caste is not a pressing issue.
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Open Access Chronicles: Breaking Down Open Access Journals with Johan Rooryck (Chapter 4)

Hosted by Sourya Reddy Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal In the latest chapter of our series — Open Access Chronicles, we speak to Professor Johan Rooryck, the...
Refugee education

Educating Refugees: Uncertain Prospects for Rohingya Children in Chennai

Written by Jayashri R. Sundaram  “I am happy that I can at least go to school here. Back home we were not allowed to even...

Bride and Prejudice: Fighting against child marriage in Delhi’s schools

Authored by Ipsita Mishra “I want to become an air hostess but I don’t know what will happen in the future. I don’t know if...

May the Pop be With You! Integrating Popular Culture in Indian Classrooms

“Koi mujhko ye bataaye, Kyun ye doori aur majboori? Iss duniya ki kya story, Kiske haath mein kiski dori?” Some of you might have already started humming along....

Why the Privatisation of Schooling Hasn’t Improved the Quality of Indian Education

Over the past few decades, parents have overwhelmingly shifted their children from government-run schools to private schools. The 4 lakh+ private schools in India...