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Syllabus and Pedagogy

The politics in structuring the education system; the politicisation of syllabi and exploring the knock-on effects of the diversification of syllabi.

Trapped! What’s Putting a Glass Ceiling on Students in India’s Classrooms?

"...the teacher still feels accountable for completing the prescribed syllabus (..) Children who fall behind stay behind as the rest of the class moves...
OTF Andhra Education

Equity or Error? Assessing Andhra Pradesh’s English-ization of School Education

Understanding the Context English-medium education in India is becoming more lucrative by the day. This global lingua franca, which has found its way into most...

Mediating the Media: Making India’s Children Media Literate

Authored by Ipsita Mishra  The Internet is the main source of information today, with usage climbing across urban and rural areas. Where we get our...

Providing an Art Education for All

Written by Ipsita Mishra  “I grew up with numbers and labels… These numbers tell me where I stand, how much I learn, and how much I...

Beyond the Books: Art Education in India

Written by Ipsita Mishra  “What is Art? It is the response of an individual’s creative soul to the call of the real” —Rabindranath Tagore Art figures in...

Teaching India: Analyzing the Four-Year B.Ed Programme

Written by Ipsita Mishra   "Those who can, do; and those who cannot, teach"  George Bernard Shaw’s one line, which was meant to be some harmless banter,...

Inclusive Education for the Visually Impaired

Written by Ipsita Mishra  “I lost my vision to Chickenpox in my childhood. I used to feel that this has only happened to me until...
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Episode 1: Education for All? Understanding the Needs of the Differently Abled

DISCLAIMER: In this video, we have used the words disabled and disability instead of differently-abled only because most of the legislations use them. We...
India Sex Ed

A Missed Opportunity: Addressing Sexuality Education in the Draft NEP

Written by Parul Malik & Anurag Shukla  Any discussion over 'sex’ education continues to be elusive in India. It is met with an enormous amount...
The Bastion Classical Languages

Classical Languages in the NEP: Reviving the Humanities for Humanity’s Sake?

Written by Shreyasi Rao  On the 31st of May 2019, the HRD Ministry released the revised draft National Education Policy (NEP). Within hours of its...