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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.

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...

Making Education Relevant Again

Authored by Purvi Asthana  Grade 9 Topic: Precipitation Aim: To describe what precipitation is and the different forms in which it occurs  “Does the aim matter to...
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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...
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From Streets to Schools | The Bastion x Save the Children

“As the traffic light turns green, the car speeds off, leaving behind a little girl in a yellow dress selling storybooks on the street....
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An Optimistic Fix: The Pitfalls of the Happiness Curriculum in Delhi

Co-created by Kartik Sundar and Jinson George Chako  In what seemed like a recognition of the hectic and stressful nature of the Indian education system,...
In Pursuit of Autonomy: Does the HECI Fit the Bill? The Bastion

In Pursuit of Autonomy: Does the HECI Fit the Bill?

Co-created by Aarushi Aggarwal and Kirti Dass The compelling need to resolve the shortcomings of the University Grants Commission (UGC) cannot be disputed. A body...
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Rewriting the National Education Policy: Shortcomings and Solutions

Written by Tanvi Mehta  ‘There is a need for value education, experiential learning, practical knowledge, life skill education and physical education. But where is the...

The Final Verdict: Our Judges Need to Be Trained Better

Written by Avani Airan Trends in the interpretation and application of the law by the judiciary have a huge impact on how society views itself,...

Learning By Doing: How Project Based Learning Can Transform Our Education System

A new B-school graduate finds himself on his first day at work as an analyst in an investment bank. He is facing a spreadsheet...

What the Humanities Can Teach Us During a Pandemic

Epidemics and pandemics are humanitarian crises and hence the subject of the Humanities, as much as they are the subjects of biomedical situations, biologists,...