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Indian Students’ Silent Hymns: Of Sanskrit Prayers in Secular Schools

Co-authored by Kaushalya Misra & Avantika Bunga    “What is the problem with saying Vande Mataram? We are saying thank you to mother earth? What...

From Streets to Schools

“I think we have failed our children. We will have to be kind to them, we have to reach out to them. The country...

From Streets to Schools: Making the Invisible Visible

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Sanya Sharma    “More than anything else, schools are instruments for bridging inequalities in the country and breaking the cycle of...

From Streets To Schools: The Girl in the Yellow Dress

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Sanya Sharma As the traffic light turns red, I hear a knock on the taxi window. Looking out, I see a...

NCERT’s “Primary” Concern with Technology: Effective or Erroneous?

Written by Shraddha Tripathi In July 2018, the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) published new guidelines concerning the education of children in...

The 2019 National Education Policy Must Enable Girls’ Right to Education

Written by Evita Rodrigues Research by Tanvi Mehta The potential of education to empower often goes unrecognized. It is a tool capable of empowering women to...

‘Open’ for Business: The Growth of Massive Online Open Courses in...

Co-authored by Aarathi Ganesan and Aditya VikramBy virtue of her burgeoning population and proactive Right to Education policy, India is home to around 310...

This Seat is Reserved! The Underbelly of Discretionary Quotas in Kendriya...

Researched and Written by Aarathi GanesanLast week, Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD) Prakash Javadekar, along with his predecessor Smriti Irani, came under the...

No-Detention Policy: Boon, Bane or Both?

Written by Amrita Singh Updated on 15/01/19The No-Detention Policy (NDP) came into existence due to an alarming increase in the rate of school dropouts, and...

Merging the Marginalized: North East Region and the RTE

India’s North-East Region (NER) is a long belt of eight states ─ Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim. Each state...

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