Tag: Right to Education

A Roadmap to Safely Reopening Schools For Our Children

Instead of asking whether schools should reopen, examine the requirements to allow our children to be safely reintroduced to their classrooms and childhoods.

Loopholes Inhibit the Enforcement of Tamil Nadu’s RTE Rules

There are too many children falling through the cracks of our education system. In principle and practice, Section 12(1)(c) needs to be reformed in the state to account for parents’ real-world situations

Empowering Parents To Demand Better Of Their Child’s Education

Without improving parental engagement, Indian education will lack accountability and deliver poor education under the facade of quality and equity.

In Search of a Vaccine for Public Education: What’s With Consolidating...

By Sourya Reddy  Headlines like these have been finding a place in newspapers for a little over a couple of years now. Of the sparse...

#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...

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...