Education

Development and Education

The National Education Policy 2020: Getting It Done!

After years of waiting, the National Education Policy (NEP) of 2020 was finally approved by the Union Cabinet on the 28th of July, resulting...
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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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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...

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...
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New Year, New Education Policy: Fighting Ailments of Old

Written by Amrita Singh On December 18th 2017, the government of Odisha tied up with All India Society for Electronics and Computer Technology (AISECT) to provide...
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How Did Budget 2021 Fare for Indian Education? with Merlia Shaukath

Hosted by Sourya Reddy  Edited by Malavika VN The recently announced Union Budget for 2021-22 concentrated heavily on healthcare; given the continuing impact of the pandemic,...
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From Streets to Schools | The Bastion x Save the Children

“As the traffic light turns green, the car speeds off, leaving behind a little girl in a yellow dress selling storybooks on the street....

Of Empathy in Education: Interventions in a Juvenile Home in Gujarat

The Right to Education Act of 2009 constitutionally grants every child between the ages of 6 and 14 with a right to avail free...

Looking Beyond Tokenism: Inspecting National Awards for Teachers

Structural deficiencies in India’s education system have resulted in lower academic standards and a generally dissatisfied teaching community. It is no surprise that Indian...

Monitoring the Right to Education: Who Does What?

On 1st April 2010, The Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE) was passed by the UPA government, making primary education a fundamental...