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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.

Surfing Towards Conservation Education in Chennai

This is the first article of a three-part series on how surf schools on India's coasts are pivoting around sports education to bolster conservation...

How Do You Teach Students to be ‘Good’ Indian Citizens?

On the 20th of November 2020, the Ministry of Education released NEP-friendly revised guidelines for a flagship education policy: Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat (EBSB)....
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Open Access Chronicles: The Origin Story with Dr. Peter Suber (Chapter 2)

Hosted by Sourya Reddy Edited by Malavika VN From the early days of academic publishing to the emergence of an oligopoly, Chapter 1 of our series...

Sex Education: The Missing Piece in the Sexual Health and Literacy Puzzle

Our educational system teaches us exactly how to remember the definition of gravity and how to locate places on topographical maps. It teaches us...

How This Teacher in Karnataka Is Driving Holistic Training for Over 500 Teachers

“I’m pleased that my role allows me to support teachers by identifying their innovative ideas and recognising their contributions.” Manjula G.S. is the Block Resource...

The 4 Pillars of Delhi’s School Education Reforms

India is the world’s fifth-largest economy with hopes to become the fastest-growing major economy globally by piggybacking on its biggest structural advantage: a large...

Dialogues: Saumil Majmudar on Incorporating “Play” via the National Education Policy

Trying to get 100 million kids to play Saumil Majmudar’s Twitter bio encapsulates his straightforward yet revolutionary ambition. The Co-Founder and Managing Director of Sportz...

Reopening Schools After 6 Months: Policy Innovation in the Face of Learning Losses

Schools and other educational institutions have been given conditional permission to resume physical classes as per the recent order of the Ministry of Home Affairs. The...

Do Children in Preschool Ever Actually Play “Freely”?

One could say that the “all-work-and-no-play-makes-Jack-a-dull-boy” proverb has been butchered out of context many-a-time. While adults — especially those now overworked from home —...

Whither the Teaching Profession? Inspecting Some Silences in the NEP 2020

Silences in policy are as important as what receives attention and is articulated. If it is the nature of policy to articulate principles and...