Education for the Marginalized

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

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...

#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...

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...

From Maharashtra, With Love: Nine Recommendations on Improving Public Education In the New Normal

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a harsh light on the vulnerabilities and challenges faced by students across the world. Students, teachers, and parents have...

Who Will Protect the Mental Justice of Deprived Communities?

Growing up, I would never have a fitting response for my school friends when they laughed at me for spending hours in line to...

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...
The Letter of the Law: For the People and Of the People?

The Letter of the Law: For the People and Of the People?

Co-authored Avantika Bunga and Swini Khara "The summum bonum of the aforesaid discussion is that all the aforesaid material which existed before the learned Executing...

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...
Private versus public education in Maharashtra

Understanding Maharashtra’s Move to Privatise Education

Researched by Tanvi Mehta Written by Amrita Singh If all goes well, Maharashtra’s private school chains may soon be allowed to introduce their own academic boards....

The Bastion Dialogues: Anil Pradhan

Anil Pradhan (AP) is the founder of the International Public School for Rural Innovation (IPSFRI), an initiative started in 2015 to educate Odisha’s under-privileged...