Education

Development and Education

The Final Verdict: Our Judges Need to Be Trained Better

Written by Avani Airan Trends in the interpretation and application of the law by the judiciary have a huge impact on how society views itself,...

Who Teaches the Teachers? Developing teacher mentors for quality education

Written by Pranjali Hardikar and Ashwini Maslekar Every one of us, at least once in our life, has complained that the quality of education in...

From Scraps to School: Education for Child Ragpickers in India

Written by Ipsita Mishra “Gande me rehna kisko pasand hai? Ganda wala kaam kisko karna hai?” asks Kiran, a mother of four, and a ragpicker...
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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...

The Education Budget 2020: More Money, Less Policy Execution?

Authored by Ipsita Mishra "An investment in knowledge pays the best interest" - — Benjamin Franklin. With education being one of the key determinants of a country’s...
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How Successful has the Universalization of Education in India Been so Far?

The Bastion and Teach for India have collaborated! Over the next few weeks, TFI's #JollyGoodFellows will be bringing you ground stories on some of India's most pressing education issues, straight from their classrooms. As we gear up for the 2020 budget, Manish Sharma explores the various issues plaguing the education sector, and how funds alone may not solve all of the issues affecting it.

Viva la Educación: Educating for Democracy

Authored by Upasna Sachdeva  As student protests boil over the country, I am reminded of the Chinese curse, “May you live in interesting times.” For...

Pictures Speak Louder Than Words: Should Comics Be Taken Seriously in the Classroom?

Authored by Ipsita Mishra Did you ever sneak-read a Batman graphic novel at night, hiding under the blanket using a flashlight, and wish that your...

Making Education Relevant Again

Authored by Purvi Asthana  Grade 9 Topic: Precipitation Aim: To describe what precipitation is and the different forms in which it occurs  “Does the aim matter to...

(Don’t) Get Smart: 5 Ways to Make Our Education Policies Smarter

This is the second article in a two-part series by Aparna Ramanujam on how incorporating findings from developmental neuroscience into Indian education policies can...

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