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Analyzing educational institutions—higher education, undergraduate studies, entrance-exam preparations and tuition centres—and the commercialization of education.

Education During Times of COVID-19: From the Private School Practitioner’s Lens

When parents stopped paying fees, teachers taught without pay for months during a pandemic.

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...

Building A Case Against Domicile Reservation in Private Unaided Universities

In late September last year, the Karnataka High Court quashed an amendment which introduced a domicile reservation for The National Law School of India...
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How Do We Facilitate Women-Led Entrepreneurship Through Government Initiatives?

Edited by Malavika V N Presently, out of the whole set of entrepreneurs in India, only 13% comprise of women. Considering that women constitute close...
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...