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Can the NEP Reform Higher Education in India?

Can the NEP Reform Higher Education in India?

Dear Reader, In yesterday’s newsletter, we laid out the context behind some of the new National Education Policy’s (NEP) biggest and boldest moves in India’s...
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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....
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How Has the Role of Stakeholders in Education Changed? #Dialogues with Kavita Anand

Edited by Malavika VN  The COVID-19 crisis has thrown the education system in disarray. While schools and colleges have had to adapt to and embrace...

Education in Times of COVID: Bringing Social-Emotional Learning to Mobile Education

With the world straddling the COVID-19 pandemic, pre-existing societal issues such as violence, inequity, and poverty have been further magnified. Young children are literally...

How Much is Too Much? University Fees Amidst COVID-19

Featured image: "Madras University Senate House", courtesy of Jonas Buchholz (CC BY-SA 3.0), used for representational purposes only. The pandemic has disrupted almost every aspect...

School Uniforms are Meant to Equalise Students, So Why Enforce Gendered Dress Codes?

“I remember how much I used to love wearing my uniform as a kid. But when I got older, I started to feel more...

Let’s Be Honest about Public Education: Busting Some Myths

In an opinion article titled “Busting myths and the double-speak on education” published in the Hindustan Times on July 07th, 2020, Mr Gurcharan Das...
Building an Entrepreneurial India with Ramanathan Ramanan (Part 1)video

Building an Entrepreneurial India with Ramanathan Ramanan (Part 1)

Edited by Malavika VN There are some big questions that India currently faces — how do we make use of our demographic dividend? How can...

Politics Of, By, and For the People: Developing Democracy in 21st Century India

I want you to meet Razia. A 10-year-old girl born in the village of Nayabans, in Uttar Pradesh. She belongs to a Dalit-Muslim family....

The Perils of Being Queer in Indian Schools

“From being an outspoken frontbencher in class, the constant bullying and unwarranted attention made me isolated and quiet. I began sitting right at the...