Tag: Business of Education

Loopholes Inhibit the Enforcement of Tamil Nadu’s RTE Rules

There are too many children falling through the cracks of our education system. In principle and practice, Section 12(1)(c) needs to be reformed in the state to account for parents’ real-world situations

Envisioning Goa as a Higher Education Hub: The Goa Private Universities...

The creation of an educational hub in Goa requires a critical discussion on what such a vision means for the quality and accessibility of education, land rights and the environment.

How Can CSR Grant Agreements Be Redesigned to Not Stifle Non-profits?

The grant agreement reflects and amplifies the unequal power dynamic inherent to CSR, which manifests in the form of unfavourable conditions on the grantee.

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...