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.

Pictures Speak Louder Than Words: Should Comics Be Taken Seriously in the Classroom?

Authored by Ipsita Mishra Did you ever sneak-read a Batman graphic novel at night, hiding under the blanket using a flashlight, and wish that your...

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...

(Don’t) Get Smart: 5 Ways to Make Our Education Policies Smarter

This is the second article in a two-part series by Aparna Ramanujam on how incorporating findings from developmental neuroscience into Indian education policies can...

Change-makers in the Classroom: Centring Students in Educational Institutes

Written by Hafsa Maqbool Malik The state of Telangana was created on the 2nd of June, 2014, making it the 29th state of the country....

Can the NITI Aayog’s School Education Quality Index Effectively Evaluate Indian Education?

Written by Avani Airan The NITI Aayog recently introduced a first-of-its-kind School Education Quality Index (SEQI). The index provides a regular review of the quality...

Trapped! How our education system makes and breaks learning traps

Authored by Upasna Sachdeva In Part 1 of this series on Learning Traps, we introduced learning traps in the education system. A learning trap is...

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...