Tag: Education in Times of COVID

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.

From Moodle to Canvas: Red Flags in India’s Learning Management Systems

In a recent incident at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), students complained of harassment by proctors after their exams were conducted online...

Reopening Schools After 6 Months: Policy Innovation in the Face of...

Schools and other educational institutions have been given conditional permission to resume physical classes as per the recent order of the Ministry of Home Affairs. The...

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

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#Dialogues: Building COVID-19 Resilience in Education with Kavita Anand

Edited by Malavika VN COVID-19 has shaken the foundations of numerous sectors worldwide. Although many of these changes in our daily life might be temporary,...

The Parent Trap: The Troubles of Teaching Children at Home During...

Tiffin made,  Bags packed,  Books bought,  Uniform ironed,  Sent to school,  Ensuring homework is done,  Repeat.  This used to be a standard day for parents. After all, it was in-person interaction...

Can the NEP Reform Higher Education in India?

Dear Reader, In yesterday’s newsletter, we laid out the context behind some of the new National Education Policy’s (NEP) biggest and boldest moves in India’s...

Education in Times of COVID: Bringing Social-Emotional Learning to Mobile Education

With the world straddling the COVID-19 pandemic, pre-existing societal issues such as violence, inequity, and poverty have been further magnified. Young children are literally...

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...