Education for the Marginalized

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

The Bastion Dialogues: Saurabh Taneja

Saurabh Taneja (ST) is the CEO of The Akanksha Foundation, a non-profit organisation providing children from low-income communities with a high-quality education. For over...
Parth Shah The Bastion

The Bastion Dialogues: Parth Shah

Parth J. Shah (PS), Founder and Chairman of the Centre for Civil Society and the Director of the Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP),...
This Seat is Reserved! The Underbelly of Discretionary Quotas in Kendriya Vidyalayas

This Seat is Reserved! The Underbelly of Discretionary Quotas in Kendriya Vidyalayas

Researched and Written by Aarathi Ganesan Last week, Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD) Prakash Javadekar, along with his predecessor Smriti Irani, came under the...

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...

Inclusion of the Margins – Primary and Secondary Education for the Disabled in India

  In 1995, the Indian legislature passed the Persons with Disabilities Act (PwD), ushering in a new conception of institutional support for children with disabilities....

5 Reasons Why Ed-tech Cannot be the ‘New Normal’ for a Majority of Indian...

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School in Sikkim

Merging the Marginalized: North East Region and the RTE

India’s North-East Region (NER) is a long belt of eight states ─ Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim. Each state...

Change-makers in the Classroom: Centring Students in Educational Institutes

Written by Hafsa Maqbool Malik The state of Telangana was created on the 2nd of June, 2014, making it the 29th state of the country....
Post Colonial Education in South Africa

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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From Streets to Schools

“I think we have failed our children. We will have to be kind to them, we have to reach out to them. The country...