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Can the NEP Reform Higher Education in India?

Can the NEP Reform Higher Education in India?

Dear Reader, In yesterday’s newsletter, we laid out the context behind some of the new National Education Policy’s (NEP) biggest and boldest moves in India’s...

How Much is Too Much? University Fees Amidst COVID-19

Featured image: "Madras University Senate House", courtesy of Jonas Buchholz (CC BY-SA 3.0), used for representational purposes only. The pandemic has disrupted almost every aspect...

Let’s Be Honest about Public Education: Busting Some Myths

In an opinion article titled “Busting myths and the double-speak on education” published in the Hindustan Times on July 07th, 2020, Mr Gurcharan Das...

As We May Teach: Where Does All the Ed-Tech Data Go?

This article is the first instalment of Aparna Ramanujam's two-part series 'As We May Teach' which evaluates the privacy concerns and cognitive learning aspects of...

Education in Times of COVID: A Distressed Batch of 2020 Still Hopes to Study...

The COVID-19 pandemic is straining systems worldwide. Besides health, families are struggling with uncertainties surrounding their jobs and aspirations. At all levels of education,...

Study in India: Is India Ready To Be A Destination For Foreign Students?

India with its culture of ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ has been attracting foreign students for years. However, the government is now focusing on transforming India...

Can UP’s 2020 Education Budget Fix the State’s Broken Education System?

Which state in India comes to mind when you hear about poor literacy rates, gender inequality, low teacher-student ratios, and bad learning outcomes? I...

The Bastion Dialogues: Saurabh Taneja

Saurabh Taneja (ST) is the CEO of The Akanksha Foundation, a non-profit organisation providing children from low-income communities with a high-quality education. For over...
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Bastion Shorts: Has AAP’s Education Model Really Worked?

The Bastion Shorts—Episode 5 As Delhi goes to vote tomorrow, many of us would be basing our votes on the reforms brought about in...

The Education Budget 2020: More Money, Less Policy Execution?

Authored by Ipsita Mishra "An investment in knowledge pays the best interest" - — Benjamin Franklin. With education being one of the key determinants of a country’s...