Tag: Ed-Tech

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 Can Our Government-Run MOOCs Be Better?

With the onset of the second wave across India, Massive Online Open Courses will continue to be a light in the dark for stay-at-home learners. But how many government-run MOOCS do you even know of?

The Status of In-service Training For India’s Teachers: Time for a...

How far has India come in supporting in-service teachers in primary schools in their continuous professional development?

Education During Times of COVID-19: From the Private School Practitioner’s Lens

When parents stopped paying fees, teachers taught without pay for months during a pandemic.

Making a Case for a ‘Goldilocks’ Regulation of the Ed-Tech Sector

As per a 2020 report by the Omidyar Network, the K-12 ed-tech-addressable market in India is projected to be worth $1.7 billion (USD) by...

The Rise of Emotiveillance? Emotion AI and Ed-tech in India

A famous (and controversial) experiment in 1976 by Ekman and Friesen tried to study the facial expressions of individuals in response to certain stimuli....

5 Reasons Why Ed-tech Cannot be the ‘New Normal’ for a...

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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 Has the Role of Stakeholders in Education Changed? #Dialogues with...

Edited by Malavika VN  The COVID-19 crisis has thrown the education system in disarray. While schools and colleges have had to adapt to and embrace...

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.