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Of Empathy in Education: Interventions in a Juvenile Home in Gujarat

The Right to Education Act of 2009 constitutionally grants every child between the ages of 6 and 14 with a right to avail free...

Education in Times of COVID: Re-centering Our Public Schools

Suspending all educational activities that involve large gatherings at least until May 3rd has brought about significant changes to schools’ academic cycles, board examination...

Bastion Shorts: Has AAP’s Education Model Really Worked?

The Bastion Shorts—Episode 5 As Delhi goes to vote tomorrow, many of us would be basing our votes on the reforms brought about in...

How Successful has the Universalization of Education in India Been so...

The Bastion and Teach for India have collaborated! Over the next few weeks, TFI's #JollyGoodFellows will be bringing you ground stories on some of India's most pressing education issues, straight from their classrooms. As we gear up for the 2020 budget, Manish Sharma explores the various issues plaguing the education sector, and how funds alone may not solve all of the issues affecting it.

A Low Benchmark: The State of Infrastructure in Our Schools

Written & Photographed by Apurva Sankar Working as a Teach For India Fellow in a government school for the past 2 years has given me...

Bastion Shorts: 12,000 Schools May Shut Down as Telangana Govt. Plans...

The Right to Education (RTE) Act makes it possible for children from all walks of life to be able to achieve education at an...

Teaching India: Analyzing the Four-Year B.Ed Programme

Written by Ipsita Mishra   "Those who can, do; and those who cannot, teach"  George Bernard Shaw’s one line, which was meant to be some harmless banter,...

Public Good, Private Responsibility? The RTE’s EWS Reservation

Understanding the Context The Right to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act was hailed as a monumental intervention to increase access to education. However, it...

Should the NEP Prescribe a Three Language Policy with Hindi?

Understanding the Context On the 31st of May 2019, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) released the Draft National Education Policy (NEP), a comprehensive...

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...