Edu-Tech

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

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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#Dialogues: Building COVID-19 Resilience in Education with Kavita Anand

Edited by Malavika VN COVID-19 has shaken the foundations of numerous sectors worldwide. Although many of these changes in our daily life might be temporary,...

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...

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...
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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...

Amidst COVID-19, Who is Watching Over Children’s Data on Ed-Tech Platforms?

As Indian students continue to depend on ed-tech platforms to learn for the foreseeable future, we also need to also think about how we’re protecting their digital and personal safety. Are ed-tech companies themselves responsibly using and protecting children’s data? How is the Indian state monitoring their protection of children’s data? Are our Internet laws strong enough to protect a child’s right to privacy online? We answer all these questions and more, in this month’s On the Fence.