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Budget 2018: Is the Money Anywhere Close to the Mouth?

Co-authored by Amrita Singh & Tanvi Mehta An Obsession with the Established The budget for 2018-19, unveiled by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, focused on revamping...
Technology in Public Education

English (Win)glish: Using Technology to Improve Public Education

Co-authored by Amrita Singh and Tanvi Mehta At the level of providing pre-primary and primary education, India has been doing well since it features among...
MOOCs

‘Open’ for Business: The Growth of Massive Online Open Courses in India

Co-authored by Aarathi Ganesan and Aditya Vikram By virtue of her burgeoning population and proactive Right to Education policy, India is home to around 310...
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....
IIM Bill 2017

Breathing New Life into the IIMs

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) offer Post Graduate Diplomas in Management (PGDM) instead of prized MBA degrees, and are also registered as societies. This,...
Classroom

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...
This Seat is Reserved! The Underbelly of Discretionary Quotas in Kendriya Vidyalayas

This Seat is Reserved! The Underbelly of Discretionary Quotas in Kendriya Vidyalayas

Researched and Written by Aarathi Ganesan Last week, Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD) Prakash Javadekar, along with his predecessor Smriti Irani, came under the...

Transforming Indian Education: What Should the New Education Policy Tackle?

Researched by Tanvi Mehta Written by Amrita Singh The first National Education Policy of independent India was drafted and implemented in 1968, followed by a second...
Quality and Quantity: Assessing Early Childhood Development Initiatives in India

Quality and Quantity: Assessing Early Childhood Development Initiatives in India

Researched by Tanvi Mehta Written by Aarathi Ganesan Recent neuroscientific studies have indicated that the brain develops fastest during the early stages of childhood, with 90%...
Pune, Teach For India

No-Detention Policy: Boon, Bane or Both?

Written by Amrita Singh Updated on 15/01/19 The No-Detention Policy (NDP) came into existence due to an alarming increase in the rate of school dropouts, and...