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Whither the Teaching Profession? Inspecting Some Silences in the NEP 2020

Silences in policy are as important as what receives attention and is articulated. If it is the nature of policy to articulate principles and...

#Dialogues: Are Anganwadis Equipped to Handle Early Childhood Care & Education?:...

Edited by Malavika VN Anganwadis play a crucial function in the development of children throughout the country. Although these centres began as an effort...

#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...

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...

Dialogues: Geeta Dharmarajan on the Power of Children’s Literature

The new National Education Policy (NEP) is fresh off the press, and contains big plans for school education. In light of India’s all too...

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....

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...

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...

The Future of Angrezi Medium in Andhra Pradesh

Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, made headlines in November 2019, with a proposal to convert all government schools into English-medium...

(Don’t) Get Smart: 5 Ways to Make Our Education Policies Smarter

This is the second article in a two-part series by Aparna Ramanujam on how incorporating findings from developmental neuroscience into Indian education policies can...