Tag: Curriculum

Cast Away: A Case For Place-based Education in the Andaman and...

A place-based curriculum in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands can not only ignite individual student potential—but the value of local ecosystems as well.

How Can Curricula Be Designed to Meet the Needs of India’s...

This is the second instalment of a two-part series on how and why our textbooks fail to meet the lofty ambitions set by national...

Why Don’t Our Textbooks Live Up to Our Ambitious Education Policies?

This is the first instalment of a two-part series on how and why our textbooks fail to meet the lofty ambitions set by national...

How Do You Teach Students to be ‘Good’ Indian Citizens?

On the 20th of November 2020, the Ministry of Education released NEP-friendly revised guidelines for a flagship education policy: Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat (EBSB)....

The National Education Policy 2020: Getting It Done!

After years of waiting, the National Education Policy (NEP) of 2020 was finally approved by the Union Cabinet on the 28th of July, resulting...

The Politics of Transnational Education: Of Global Hierarchies and Aspirations

“Growing up, I remember the emphasis our teachers and parents placed on ‘good English’ skills for a successful future. The students in British and...

Indian Textbooks Need to Account for Minority Identities Better

Among the various tools used within a classroom, school textbooks play a significant role in shaping children’s worldview. Yet, are school textbooks inclusive of...

Should Children Be Allowed to Design Their Own Education?

If our meme wasn't clear enough, we can spell it our for you: our education system isn't teaching material that is particularly relevant to...

Pictures Speak Louder Than Words: Should Comics Be Taken Seriously in...

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...

Trapped! What’s Putting a Glass Ceiling on Students in India’s Classrooms?

This is article is the first instalment of a two-part series on why learning traps ensnare children in cycles of poor academic performances, and...