Edu-Tech

Examining the impact, potential and politics of technology in education.

9 Trends on Learning During a Pandemic from 7 Reports in India

9 trends on the state of education in much of India can be discerned across 7 major reports一which may be of critical use to policymakers in the coming year.

The Open Book Conundrum

Secondary and higher learning institutions have practised ‘blended learning’ for a year. Now, they must evaluate their own learnings just as much as they must examine their students. Are traditional methods of evaluation even fair game in this mode? Most importantly, are our teachers up for it?

With Schools Closed Across Maharashtra, How Well Did Students Learn Over the Past Year?

Students across Maharashtra are suffering from acute learning losses, policy reforms addressing the worries of their parents and teachers are needed.

Hanging by a Thread: Affordable Private Schools and COVID-19

Targeted policy reforms needed to support the online learning of 79 million students in India’s Affordable Private Schools.

How Can Our Government-Run MOOCs Be Better?

With the onset of the second wave across India, Massive Online Open Courses will continue to be a light in the dark for stay-at-home learners. But how many government-run MOOCS do you even know of?

Data for Governance: An Education System for the Future in Tamil Nadu

Through Tamil Nadu Vagupparai Nokkin, Tamil Nadu is leading the way for a data-driven education system.

Making a Case for a ‘Goldilocks’ Regulation of the Ed-Tech Sector

As per a 2020 report by the Omidyar Network, the K-12 ed-tech-addressable market in India is projected to be worth $1.7 billion (USD) by...

From Moodle to Canvas: Red Flags in India’s Learning Management Systems

In a recent incident at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), students complained of harassment by proctors after their exams were conducted online...
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How Do We Facilitate Women-Led Entrepreneurship Through Government Initiatives?

Edited by Malavika V N Presently, out of the whole set of entrepreneurs in India, only 13% comprise of women. Considering that women constitute close...

5 Reasons Why Ed-tech Cannot be the ‘New Normal’ for a Majority of Indian...

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