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.

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...

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....
Post Colonial Education in South Africa

The Africanization of Education: South Africa’s Attempt to Turn Colonial Tables

Colonialism was largely spurred by a monarchic race for resources, labour and territory. In hindsight, the brutal colonial exploitation of resource-rich Africa seemed inevitable....
Bharatya Janata Party Education Promises

Promise in 2014 vs Practice in 2017: Assessing the BJP’s Education Policies

Despite efforts by previous governments, India’s education system's quality struggles with problems of accessibility, transparency, research and innovation. When the Bharatiya Janata Party campaigned...

A Diamond in the Rough: Replacing the UGC and AICTE in India

  The Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency (HEERA) was proposed by the Narendra Modi led NDA government in June 2017. It was intended to replace...

Inclusion of the Margins – Primary and Secondary Education for the Disabled in India

  In 1995, the Indian legislature passed the Persons with Disabilities Act (PwD), ushering in a new conception of institutional support for children with disabilities....

India’s Golden Challenge ─ Primary Education

India is set to become the third largest economy in the world by 2030 all the while being home to the largest and youngest workforce...