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Education for the Marginalized

Analyzing the accessibility, inclusivity and efficacy of education for the marginalized in India.

Trapped! How our education system makes and breaks learning traps

Authored by Upasna Sachdeva In Part 1 of this series on Learning Traps, we introduced learning traps in the education system. A learning trap is...

Trapped! What’s Putting a Glass Ceiling on Students in India’s Classrooms?

"...the teacher still feels accountable for completing the prescribed syllabus (..) Children who fall behind stay behind as the rest of the class moves...
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Equity or Error? Assessing Andhra Pradesh’s English-ization of School Education

Understanding the Context English-medium education in India is becoming more lucrative by the day. This global lingua franca, which has found its way into most...
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Bastion Shorts: 12,000 Schools May Shut Down as Telangana Govt. Plans to Amend the...

The Right to Education (RTE) Act makes it possible for children from all walks of life to be able to achieve education at an...

A ‘Next Generation’ Education for Delhi

Written by Ipsita Mishra  "Delhi will soon have its own education board, that will not be a replacement for CBSE, but a ‘next-generation board’ to...
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Episode 2: Reforming India — Introducing Education Vouchers

Narrated by Sumit K. Yadav  Accessible education still remains one of India’s biggest challenges. Far too many students are not able to attain quality education,...
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Conquering the Divide: Assessing Delhi’s Free Coaching Scheme

Written by Ipsita Mishra  Vijay Kumar, the son of a tailor, made the headlines last month for being enrolled at the prestigious Indian Institute of...

Straggling towards an Education for All: The Haryana Story

Written by Nishant Kauntia  “In school, my son is called by the name 134a sometimes,” said Rustom, an unemployed pharmacist sitting on his bed, calmly...

Inclusive Education for the Visually Impaired

Written by Ipsita Mishra  “I lost my vision to Chickenpox in my childhood. I used to feel that this has only happened to me until...
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Episode 1: Education for All? Understanding the Needs of the Differently Abled

DISCLAIMER: In this video, we have used the words disabled and disability instead of differently-abled only because most of the legislations use them. We...