Classroom

New Year, New Education Policy: Fighting Ailments of Old

Written by Amrita SinghOn 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 GanesanLast 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 SinghThe 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 GanesanRecent 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 15/01/19The No-Detention Policy (NDP) came into existence due to an alarming increase in the rate of school dropouts, and...
School in Sikkim

Merging the Marginalized: North East Region and the RTE

India’s North-East Region (NER) is a long belt of eight states ─ Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim. Each state...
Bad education Loans in India

Bursting the Bubble: Bad Education Loans in India

A competitive job market mandates that only ‘well-educated’ potential employees may fight for its spoils. It is this simple axiom that has guided the...
Public Schools vs. Private Schools

Reservation in Private Educational Institutions – Tracing The Debate

Section 12 of the “Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act” provides for a mandatory 25% reservation in Class 1 in all...

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...
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NEET Medical Exam: The Untidy Aftermath

The National Entrance cum Eligibility Test (NEET) was implemented in 2016 to be the sole medical exam for any medical college in the country....

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