Tag: Teacher Training

Beyond Binaries: Developing Gender Inclusive Textbooks for Our Schools

Every now and then, educational posters of an 'Ideal Boy-Good Habits' or an 'Ideal Girl-Good Habits' designed for classrooms go viral on social media. While they may seem harmless at first, a deeper conversation is required on how our education system designs curriculum and learning tools. In this article, we explore how gender inclusive and sensitive our school textbooks are.

The Beacon Educator Fellowship: Driving Change for 3,000 Government Teachers from...

By supporting the needs of overwhelmed government teachers, the Beacon Educator Fellowship hopes to improve learning in Uttar Pradesh's public schools.

From Standing Outside Classrooms to Learning Within Them: Inclusive Education for...

How does an 'inclusive' education system systematically exclude children with learning disabilities?

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?

Data for Governance: An Education System for the Future in Tamil...

Through Tamil Nadu Vagupparai Nokkin, Tamil Nadu is leading the way for a data-driven education system.

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 Status of In-service Training For India’s Teachers: Time for a...

How far has India come in supporting in-service teachers in primary schools in their continuous professional development?

How This Teacher in Karnataka Is Driving Holistic Training for Over...

“I’m pleased that my role allows me to support teachers by identifying their innovative ideas and recognising their contributions.” Manjula G.S. is the Block Resource...

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...

The National Education Policy 2020: Getting It Done!

After years of waiting, the National Education Policy (NEP) of 2020 was finally approved by the Union Cabinet on the 28th of July, resulting...