Edu-Tech

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

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...

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.

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.

Personalized Adaptive Learning for Post-Pandemic Education

“Teaching at the Right Level” (TaRL) can ensure that India’s students suffer minimal educational and economic consequences as a result of the pandemic.

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.