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Education for the Marginalized

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

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#Dialogues: Building COVID-19 Resilience in Education with Kavita Anand

Edited by Malavika VN COVID-19 has shaken the foundations of numerous sectors worldwide. Although many of these changes in our daily life might be temporary,...
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#Dialogues: Early Childhood Care & Education in the NEP 2020 with Kamal Gaur

Last month, the Union Government approved the new National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. Since then, many prominent personalities have spoken about its potential for...

The Politics of Transnational Education: Of Global Hierarchies and Aspirations

“Growing up, I remember the emphasis our teachers and parents placed on ‘good English’ skills for a successful future. The students in British and...

The Parent Trap: The Troubles of Teaching Children at Home During a Pandemic

Tiffin made,  Bags packed,  Books bought,  Uniform ironed,  Sent to school,  Ensuring homework is done,  Repeat.  This used to be a standard day for parents. After all, it was in-person interaction...

Dialogues: Geeta Dharmarajan on the Power of Children’s Literature

The new National Education Policy (NEP) is fresh off the press, and contains big plans for school education. In light of India’s all too...
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...
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Behind the Scenes: The Factors that Influenced Our New National Education Policy

Dear Reader, If there’s anything six years of NDA rule has taught us, it’s that most things in general, whether planned or unplanned, come unannounced....

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...

School Uniforms are Meant to Equalise Students, So Why Enforce Gendered Dress Codes?

“I remember how much I used to love wearing my uniform as a kid. But when I got older, I started to feel more...

Politics Of, By, and For the People: Developing Democracy in 21st Century India

I want you to meet Razia. A 10-year-old girl born in the village of Nayabans, in Uttar Pradesh. She belongs to a Dalit-Muslim family....