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Development and Education

Where are the Missing Girls of our IITs? Busting Myths Around the “Supernumerary” Seats

Editor’s note: We recommend reading part one of this series, on the leaky pipeline that women endure from school and coaching classes to the...

Where are the Missing Girls of our IITs? The Leaky Pipeline

Women are systematically pushed out of the pipeline that takes them from school, through coaching and the JEE, onto engineering college. At each step of this journey, here's how bright female minds are lost to gender stereotypes and biases, or the ‘leaks’ in the IIT pipeline.
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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.