Edu-Tech

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

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...

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.

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...

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...

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.

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...

Education in Times of COVID: How Students, Teachers & Parents are Dealing With the...

On the 14th of March, the news dropped like a bombshell for all teachers: schools would remain closed until the end of the month....

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?

The Saga of Film Education: Raising Cinema to be Respectable

Written by K. Hariharan  Cinema in the 20th century was the most dominant form of popular culture across the world. Simultaneously, it was considered the...

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...