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Replacing Pity With Potential Can Transform Disabled Children’s Rights

Hosted by Chirag Chinnappa  Edited by Manasi Nene Earlier this month, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment announced its intent to sensitise and train 10,000...

Education in Times of COVID-19: Strengthening Parental Engagement in Early Childhood Education

Akanksha Foundation's insights on the teachers in Maharashtra who received technological support—and those who didn't—may help reform ECE as schools reopen.
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Why Inclusive Education Benefits Everyone, Not Just the Disabled: With Jo Chopra-McGowan, Executive Director,...

Almost 40% of children with disabilities in India have never attended a school of any sort—and even among those who have, 40% considered dropping...

Transitioning into the Development Sector? Here’s What You Should Keep in Mind

The post-COVID trend of professionals exploring a second innings in the social sector is a welcome development, but this transition can be daunting and unsatisfactory unless one is prepared for what’s in store. Hear what a few of those who have embarked on this journey have to say.
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Decoding the Importance of the National Curriculum Framework with Subir Shukla

Last year, India released its much-awaited National Education Policy (NEP): which guides the overall objectives and goals of India's education system. But, what do...

From Standing Outside Classrooms to Learning Within Them: Inclusive Education for Children with Learning...

How does an 'inclusive' education system systematically exclude children with learning disabilities?

How the I’MPossible Fellowship is Reimagining Education for India’s Youth Living with HIV

Orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV remain stigmatised in Indian society—difficulties which the two-year I’MPossible Fellowship aims to solve for.

Personalized Adaptive Learning for Post-Pandemic Education

“Teaching at the Right Level” (TaRL) can ensure that India’s students suffer minimal educational and economic consequences as a result of the pandemic.

From Maharashtra, With Love: Nine Recommendations on Improving Public Education In the New Normal

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a harsh light on the vulnerabilities and challenges faced by students across the world. Students, teachers, and parents have...
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“We Have No Future Here” | A Young Afghan Woman’s Plea to the Indian...

A cycle of imperialism and fundamentalism is repeating itself in Afghanistan, once again. The Indian government's response to the situation in Afghanistan will lay down markers for the type of developmental path we choose to tread.