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.

Teacher Professor Promotions The Bastion

Pedigree over Publication: Vetting the UGC’s ‘Well-Researched’ Professor Promotion Formula

Co-authored by Ishani Pant and Charith Reddy  On June 13, the UGC announced new guidelines for the promotion and appointment of university and college teachers....
India medical

Nowhere Close to Ideal: Scrutinising NEET

Co-authored by Shraddha Tripathi & P. Charith Reddy  A 2017 WHO report revealed that the current doctor-population ratio of India to be 0.62:1000 as against...
Money for Nothing: The Disconcerting Future of the Humanities in India The Bastion

Money for Nothing: The Disconcerting Future of the Humanities in India

Co-authored by Ishani Pant and Kirti Dass The study of the humanities and social sciences is being threatened by a lack of funds for facilitating...
Assam

A Tale of Two Histories: Where Is the Northeast in Our Textbooks?

Co-authored by Haya Wakil and Aarathi Ganesan  Most Indian citizens can wax eloquent on India’s’ ancient dynasties and kingdoms, its freedom fighters and perhaps even...
India Education College

Fighting the Good Fight: Can Indian Liberal Institutions Stay True to Their Ideals?

Written by Tanvi Mehta  While creating the education system for independent India, the first Education Minister, Maulana Azad, shouldered the responsibility of creating an institution...
Swachh Bharat Internship The Bastion

Can the Swacch Bharat Summer Internship Pave the Way for Community Service in Indian...

Co-authored by Simran Taneja and Charith Reddy  Let us rewind to four years ago when a fresh-faced Narendra Modi called upon all citizens to dedicate...

I Got It From My माँ: Can a Multilingual Education System Improve Children’s Learning...

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Charith Reddy  "To foster sustainable development, learners must have access to education in their mother tongue and in other languages....
Rethinking Education

How the Educated Lack an Education

Written by Rhea Narayan Kuthoore  A vital organ of society has been decaying over time. If you are reading this piece, you were probably thrust...
RSS Shakha The Bastion

Locating Sangh Shakhas Amidst a Secular India

Written by Simran Taneja  When translated from Sanskrit, the term shakha (śākhā) means a party, section, faction, school or sect of an ideological group. In...
Game Based Learning

From Rote to Tech: India’s Path to Ensuring Higher Learning Outcomes

Written by Amrita Singh How would you equally divide 16 oranges between 4 people? This year, the Annual Status of Education Report 2017 (ASER) decided...