Tag: Textbooks

What Our Textbooks Aren’t Telling Us About Caste in India

Alongside other spheres of influence, our history and political science textbooks mislead our youth into believing that caste is not a pressing issue.

Why Don’t Our Textbooks Live Up to Our Ambitious Education Policies?

This is the first instalment of a two-part series on how and why our textbooks fail to meet the lofty ambitions set by national...

How Do You Teach Students to be ‘Good’ Indian Citizens?

On the 20th of November 2020, the Ministry of Education released NEP-friendly revised guidelines for a flagship education policy: Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat (EBSB)....

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 Telangana SCERT Curriculum Framework: Rigorous or Unrealistic?

The State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) is the governing body of primary and secondary education in the state of Telangana. Although...

The Bastion Dialogues: Manu S. Pillai on How We Write Indian...

Anyone who's ever written an academic paper will tell you that while the end product may be enriching, the process itself is laborious, and...

Pictures Speak Louder Than Words: Should Comics Be Taken Seriously in...

Authored by Ipsita Mishra Did you ever sneak-read a Batman graphic novel at night, hiding under the blanket using a flashlight, and wish that your...