Education

Development and Education

Teach ‘Em Young: Appreciating Biodiversity Through Our Classrooms

There is a need to develop a language and vocabulary that communicates the essence of the natural world to young students. Citizen science interventions such as Nature Classrooms and Suttha Muttha are encouraging children to go beyond what's in their textbooks to observe, feel, and hear all that is around them.

India’s Self-Regulated EdTech Industry is Affecting Lakhs of Lives

The lack of timely reforms has enabled the EdTech sector to flourish, but at the cost of its stakeholders—lakhs of teachers, students and parents, and schools.

Making Universities Socially Responsible Through Effective Community Engagement

How socially responsible are Indian universities? How can we look beyond surface-level community engagement to ensure impactful actions by college students?

Is the PM e-Vidya Scheme Losing the Plot on Digitising Education?

In a post-pandemic era, how is PM e-Vidya placed to digitise education for all? Are the services accessible to the students they seek to assist?

Creating a Better Workplace for People Involved in Maharashtra’s Education Reforms

This article is the second in our two-part series on the middle managers who are responsible for implementing education reform policy in Maharashtra and...

Caught in the Middle: People Who Steered Maharashtra’s Education Reforms

This article is the first in our two-part series on how Pragat Shaikshanik Maharashtra, an education reform policy, was implemented to improve learning outcomes...

Why Community Libraries Matter

How are community libraries changing the way children access education? What kind of a role can they play in a community's life? And how does one go about setting up a community library? Let's find out.

The Ways an Education Nonprofit Can Fundraise in Post-Pandemic India

Imagine this. You established your organisation in 2016 to contribute to the field of education. You are almost ready to launch a fellowship program...

Budget Cuts for Five of India’s Environment Institutes Puts Research and Education in Jeopardy

How does financial and administrative disengagement impact wildlife and conservation education and research at India's top institutes?

Unveiling the Hijab Controversy with Warisha Farasat and Rajeev Bhargava

The Karnataka High Court’s interim ruling on 10th February 2022 banning all students “regardless of their religion or faith from wearing saffron shawls, scarfs,...