Education for the Marginalized

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

Education in Times of COVID-19: Strengthening Mental Healthcare in Schools

As we stare at a year filled with uncertainties because of the COVID-19 pandemic, one can’t help but think of all the students stuck...

Indian Students’ Silent Hymns: Of Sanskrit Prayers in Secular Schools

Co-authored by Kaushalya Misra & Avantika Bunga    “What is the problem with saying Vande Mataram? We are saying thank you to mother earth? What...

Education in Times of COVID: The ‘Nook’ Model for Designing Your Own Learning

As I write these lines in my home office, India is under an unprecedented lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis. Shopping malls and cinemas...
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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...
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Bastion Shorts: Has AAP’s Education Model Really Worked?

The Bastion Shorts—Episode 5 As Delhi goes to vote tomorrow, many of us would be basing our votes on the reforms brought about in...
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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...

Indian Textbooks Need to Account for Minority Identities Better

Among the various tools used within a classroom, school textbooks play a significant role in shaping children’s worldview. Yet, are school textbooks inclusive of...

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...
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A Roadmap to Safely Reopening Schools For Our Children

Instead of asking whether schools should reopen, examine the requirements to allow our children to be safely reintroduced to their classrooms and childhoods.

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...