Education for the Marginalized

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

Goa India Higher Education

Envisioning Goa as a Higher Education Hub: The Goa Private Universities Act 2020

The creation of an educational hub in Goa requires a critical discussion on what such a vision means for the quality and accessibility of education, land rights and the environment.
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Decoding the Importance of the National Curriculum Framework with Subir Shukla

Last year, India released its much-awaited National Education Policy (NEP): which guides the overall objectives and goals of India's education system. But, what do...

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.

How the I’MPossible Fellowship is Reimagining Education for India’s Youth Living with HIV

Orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV remain stigmatised in Indian society—difficulties which the two-year I’MPossible Fellowship aims to solve for.

From Standing Outside Classrooms to Learning Within Them: Inclusive Education for Children with Learning...

How does an 'inclusive' education system systematically exclude children with learning disabilities?
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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...

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...

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.

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.

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.