Education for the Marginalized

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

Empowering Parents To Demand Better Of Their Child’s Education

Without improving parental engagement, Indian education will lack accountability and deliver poor education under the facade of quality and equity.

Education in Times of COVID: Re-centering Our Public Schools

Suspending all educational activities that involve large gatherings at least until May 3rd has brought about significant changes to schools’ academic cycles, board examination...
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How Successful has the Universalization of Education in India Been so Far?

The Bastion and Teach for India have collaborated! Over the next few weeks, TFI's #JollyGoodFellows will be bringing you ground stories on some of India's most pressing education issues, straight from their classrooms. As we gear up for the 2020 budget, Manish Sharma explores the various issues plaguing the education sector, and how funds alone may not solve all of the issues affecting it.
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The Africanization of Education: South Africa’s Attempt to Turn Colonial Tables

Colonialism was largely spurred by a monarchic race for resources, labour and territory. In hindsight, the brutal colonial exploitation of resource-rich Africa seemed inevitable....
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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...

Situating the Madrasa in Modern India: Is Reform Around the Corner?

Written by Avantika Bunga, Gopika Kumaran & Shreyasi Rao  The Indian State’s fraught history of ensuring primary education for marginalized communities has made madrasas viable...

Education in Times of COVID: How Students, Teachers & Parents are Dealing With the...

On the 14th of March, the news dropped like a bombshell for all teachers: schools would remain closed until the end of the month....
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In Search of a Vaccine for Public Education: Is School Consolidation the Answer?

By Sourya Reddy  The idea of school consolidations are fairly simple in theory; for a particular region, in schools where there are too few students,...

The Pink and Blue Divide: Rethinking Children’s Textbooks in a Post 377 India

Co-authored by Ayushi Ghosh and Kartik Sundar  The striking down of a controversial 158-year old provision of Section 377 to decriminalize non-procreative relationships was a...

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...