Tag: National Education Policy

What Our Textbooks Aren’t Telling Us About Caste in India

Alongside other spheres of influence, our history and political science textbooks mislead our youth into believing that caste is not a pressing issue.

The Open Book Conundrum

Secondary and higher learning institutions have practised ‘blended learning’ for a year. Now, they must evaluate their own learnings just as much as they must examine their students. Are traditional methods of evaluation even fair game in this mode? Most importantly, are our teachers up for it?

How Can Our Schools Create More Financially Literate Citizens?

As another financial year comes to a close and a controversial exam season begins, ask yourselves this: isn’t it ironic that we teach our...

The 4 Pillars of Delhi’s School Education Reforms

India is the world’s fifth-largest economy with hopes to become the fastest-growing major economy globally by piggybacking on its biggest structural advantage: a large...

Dialogues: Saumil Majmudar on Incorporating “Play” via the National Education Policy

Trying to get 100 million kids to play Saumil Majmudar’s Twitter bio encapsulates his straightforward yet revolutionary ambition. The Co-Founder and Managing Director of Sportz...

#Dialogues: Early Childhood Care & Education in the NEP 2020 with...

Last month, the Union Government approved the new National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. Since then, many prominent personalities have spoken about its potential for...

Behind the Scenes: The Factors that Influenced Our New National Education...

Dear Reader, If there’s anything six years of NDA rule has taught us, it’s that most things in general, whether planned or unplanned, come unannounced....

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...

CSR: Providing CPR for India’s Many Educational Ailments

Written by Aarathi Ganesan  Indian education policies often attempt to provide the best educational outcomes to a majority of India’s diverse children. Although necessary and...

A Missed Opportunity: Addressing Sexuality Education in the Draft NEP

Written by Parul Malik & Anurag Shukla  Any discussion over 'sex’ education continues to be elusive in India. It is met with an enormous amount...