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.

The Politics of Transnational Education: Of Global Hierarchies and Aspirations

“Growing up, I remember the emphasis our teachers and parents placed on ‘good English’ skills for a successful future. The students in British and...

The Parent Trap: The Troubles of Teaching Children at Home During a Pandemic

Tiffin made,  Bags packed,  Books bought,  Uniform ironed,  Sent to school,  Ensuring homework is done,  Repeat.  This used to be a standard day for parents. After all, it was in-person interaction...

Can Gamifying Education Improve Learning Behaviour?

Growing up, I was a fairly intelligent child who enjoyed studying social sciences and English. I performed decently in Mathematics too, but my efforts...

Dialogues: Geeta Dharmarajan on the Power of Children’s Literature

The new National Education Policy (NEP) is fresh off the press, and contains big plans for school education. In light of India’s all too...

May the Pop be With You! Integrating Popular Culture in Indian Classrooms

“Koi mujhko ye bataaye, Kyun ye doori aur majboori? Iss duniya ki kya story, Kiske haath mein kiski dori?” Some of you might have already started humming along....
Can the NEP Reform Higher Education in India?

Can the NEP Reform Higher Education in India?

Dear Reader, In yesterday’s newsletter, we laid out the context behind some of the new National Education Policy’s (NEP) biggest and boldest moves in India’s...
New National Education Policy

Behind the Scenes: The Factors that Influenced Our New National Education Policy

Dear Reader, If there’s anything six years of NDA rule has taught us, it’s that most things in general, whether planned or unplanned, come unannounced....
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How Has the Role of Stakeholders in Education Changed? #Dialogues with Kavita Anand

Edited by Malavika VN  The COVID-19 crisis has thrown the education system in disarray. While schools and colleges have had to adapt to and embrace...

Education in Times of COVID: Bringing Social-Emotional Learning to Mobile Education

With the world straddling the COVID-19 pandemic, pre-existing societal issues such as violence, inequity, and poverty have been further magnified. Young children are literally...
Building an Entrepreneurial India with Ramanathan Ramanan (Part 1)video

Building an Entrepreneurial India with Ramanathan Ramanan (Part 1)

Edited by Malavika VN There are some big questions that India currently faces — how do we make use of our demographic dividend? How can...