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Public Good, Private Responsibility? The RTE’s EWS Reservation

Understanding the Context The Right to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act was hailed as a monumental intervention to increase access to education. However, it...

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...
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Let’s #EduTok: Democratising E-Learning or Shrewd PR Gimmick?

Understanding the Context TikTok’s arrival in India has been heralded as a game-changer in Indian social media spaces. The country is home to 120 million...

Colourful Walls, Learning All-Round: This Village is Bringing Education Closer to Every Home

“My son started reading small words only because of these paintings on the wall—he learned them unconsciously as a part of the play...

Bastion Shorts: How Safe Do Women Feel Going to College in Delhi?

A women’s college’s cultural festival in the national capital. Unknown men enter the campus that’s supposed to be secured and guarded to protect the...
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Students First: Using Education as an Electoral Platform

Written by Rizowana Hussaini  As the early morning buzz settles in on the narrow alleys of Sangam Vihar, Delhi, uniform-donned students rush inside the gates...

(Don’t) Get Smart: 5 Ways to Make Our Education Policies Smarter

This is the second article in a two-part series by Aparna Ramanujam on how incorporating findings from developmental neuroscience into Indian education policies can...

Education in Times of COVID: Bringing Social-Emotional Learning to Mobile Education

With the world straddling the COVID-19 pandemic, pre-existing societal issues such as violence, inequity, and poverty have been further magnified. Young children are literally...
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How Successful has the Universalization of Education in India Been so Far?

The Bastion and Teach for India have collaborated! Over the next few weeks, TFI's #JollyGoodFellows will be bringing you ground stories on some of India's most pressing education issues, straight from their classrooms. As we gear up for the 2020 budget, Manish Sharma explores the various issues plaguing the education sector, and how funds alone may not solve all of the issues affecting it.

Who Teaches the Teachers? Developing teacher mentors for quality education

Written by Pranjali Hardikar and Ashwini Maslekar Every one of us, at least once in our life, has complained that the quality of education in...