Tag: Business of Education

The Long Run: What happens to the LDF’s education model from...

What implications does the LDF’s ‘model development’ have on education and spending for whichever alliance inherits the reins of the state?

How Pratap Bhanu Mehta’s Exit from Ashoka University is Just the...

Is there something innate about academia that makes a state want to control it? Does being backed by well-off, well connected, philanthropic individuals protect an academic's ideas and freedoms?

Building A Case Against Domicile Reservation in Private Unaided Universities

In late September last year, the Karnataka High Court quashed an amendment which introduced a domicile reservation for The National Law School of India...

Of Untold Stories, Freedom of Speech and Bloomsbury India’s Reaction

Understanding the Context This September, Bloomsbury India was set to publish Delhi Riots 2020: The Untold Story, a book which claims to be a factual...

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...

How Much is Too Much? University Fees Amidst COVID-19

Featured image: "Madras University Senate House", courtesy of Jonas Buchholz (CC BY-SA 3.0), used for representational purposes only. The pandemic has disrupted almost every aspect...

Let’s Be Honest about Public Education: Busting Some Myths

In an opinion article titled “Busting myths and the double-speak on education” published in the Hindustan Times on July 07th, 2020, Mr Gurcharan Das...

Of Quality, Capacity and Job Security: 25% EWS Reservation Holds Answers...

There is a lot of uncertainty over how schooling will look like post-lockdown. Can schools run full scale? Will learning happen through TV and/or...

Education in Times of COVID: A Distressed Batch of 2020 Still...

The COVID-19 pandemic is straining systems worldwide. Besides health, families are struggling with uncertainties surrounding their jobs and aspirations. At all levels of education,...

Can UP’s 2020 Education Budget Fix the State’s Broken Education System?

Which state in India comes to mind when you hear about poor literacy rates, gender inequality, low teacher-student ratios, and bad learning outcomes? I...