Edu-Tech

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

Education in Times of COVID: Why Does It Take a National Lockdown to Revamp...

In light of the national lockdown imposed to combat COVID-19, the CBSE has released a series of measures to be taken by students, teachers,...

Education in Times of COVID: How Corporation Schools in Chennai Are Bridging the E-Learning...

Like every other industry, education systems across the world have come to a crashing halt in the face of COVID-19. Although the pandemic has...

As We May Teach: Where Does All the Ed-Tech Data Go?

This article is the first instalment of Aparna Ramanujam's two-part series 'As We May Teach' which evaluates the privacy concerns and cognitive learning aspects of...

How Well Can E-Learning Match Up To A Traditional Classroom?

Imagine learning a course from top teachers a continent away, from the comfort of sitting at your home.Today, the Internet has brought about a...

What Ed-Tech Looks Like in Rural Maharashtra’s Schools

In a small school in Nashik, Maharashtra, most of the students are drawn towards their coming annual day practice, running around for speakers and...

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

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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...
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‘Open’ for Business: The Growth of Massive Online Open Courses in India

Co-authored by Aarathi Ganesan and Aditya Vikram By virtue of her burgeoning population and proactive Right to Education policy, India is home to around 310...

From Maharashtra, With Love: Nine Recommendations on Improving Public Education In the New Normal

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a harsh light on the vulnerabilities and challenges faced by students across the world. Students, teachers, and parents have...

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...