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

This article is the second instalment of a two-part series on why learning traps ensnare children in cycles of poor academic performances, and what...

Breaking the Taboo: Delhi’s Menstrual Health Challenge

Written by Ipsita Mishra  “Even if I want to be in school and not miss out on classes, it is really difficult to come during...

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...
New National Education Policy

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....

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...

Project Awareness: Addressing Mental Health Literacy in a School in Rural Karnataka

As early as 1954, the first director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Brock Chisholm famously stated that “without mental health, there can...
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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...

Loopholes Inhibit the Enforcement of Tamil Nadu’s RTE Rules

There are too many children falling through the cracks of our education system. In principle and practice, Section 12(1)(c) needs to be reformed in the state to account for parents’ real-world situations

Is the PM e-Vidya Scheme Losing the Plot on Digitising Education?

In a post-pandemic era, how is PM e-Vidya placed to digitise education for all? Are the services accessible to the students they seek to assist?