Education for the Marginalized

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

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Unveiling the Hijab Controversy with Warisha Farasat and Rajeev Bhargava

The Karnataka High Court’s interim ruling on 10th February 2022 banning all students “regardless of their religion or faith from wearing saffron shawls, scarfs,...

Social and Emotional Learning Can Help Indian Schools Deal With the Mental Impacts of...

India needs to develop a contextualised framework for Social and Emotional Learning to address the pandemic's mental impacts on students and caregivers.

How Community-Based Learning Supports Students and Families in the Long Run

“During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there was complete uncertainty about colleges reopening and the kind of future I would have,” recalls Dhanashree Madigalekar, a...

The Beacon Educator Fellowship: Driving Change for 3,000 Government Teachers from Uttar Pradesh

By supporting the needs of overwhelmed government teachers, the Beacon Educator Fellowship hopes to improve learning in Uttar Pradesh's public schools.

Given Only Two Non-Working Days to Reopen, New Delhi’s Government Schools Are Struggling to...

Given only two non-working days to reopen, public schools in New Delhi are struggling to resume offline classes that meet health and safety requirements.

A New Avatar for Disability Services in India

Insights on how the Latika Roy Foundation provided disability services during the pandemic can help disability organisations navigate future emergencies.

What Hinders Women-in-STEM, Even in Elite Liberal Arts Universities?

Unlike the IITs, the gender ratio is in favour of women at India’s liberal arts institutions. Yet, the difficulties faced by women-in-science present themselves in nuanced forms, as early experiences from Ashoka University’s STEM programs suggest.

Where are the Missing Girls of our IITs? Busting Myths Around the “Supernumerary” Seats

Editor’s note: We recommend reading part one of this series, on the leaky pipeline that women endure from school and coaching classes to the...

Where are the Missing Girls of our IITs? The Leaky Pipeline

Women are systematically pushed out of the pipeline that takes them from school, through coaching and the JEE, onto engineering college. At each step of this journey, here's how bright female minds are lost to gender stereotypes and biases, or the ‘leaks’ in the IIT pipeline.
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Why Inclusive Education Benefits Everyone, Not Just the Disabled: With Jo Chopra-McGowan, Executive Director,...

Almost 40% of children with disabilities in India have never attended a school of any sort—and even among those who have, 40% considered dropping...