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...
Private versus public education in Maharashtra

Understanding Maharashtra’s Move to Privatise Education

Researched by Tanvi Mehta Written by Amrita SinghIf all goes well, Maharashtra’s private school chains may soon be allowed to introduce their own academic boards....

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

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

A Hurdle in the Shadows: Providing Education to the Children of Sex Workers

Written by Shagun BhargavaAs the per the last official count held in 2007, India was home to over 3 million sex workers, who continue...
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...

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...

Educating India’s Daughter: Has the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana Worked?

 Structural and socio-cultural limitations entrenched in modern India have prevented innumerable young girls from attending school across the country. Lack of access to education...
Protest

A Priority Check: Bangladesh’s Tussle with Quotas

Written by Gopika Kumaran Once again, the streets of Dhaka are filling up with students in protest against the age-old quota system for the Bangladesh Civil...

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...
Teachers Protest Jharkhand

Same Work, Minimal Pay: Analyzing the Contract Teaching Phenomenon in India

Co-authored by Chetna Kumar and Avantika Bunga  On 17th January 2019, more than 45,000 ‘para-teachers’ in Jharkhand called off their 63-day hunger strike. As per...

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