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Opinion  /  Published 23.08.21

Together alone: Education for disabled

Inclusion can be an illusion. The Centre recently informed the Supreme Court that under the Samagra Shiksha scheme, a majority of the 22.5 lakh children with special needs would be admitted to regular...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 17.08.21

Class for all: Right to education

When two sets of well-intentioned legal or constitutional provisions come into conflict, it is usually the most vulnerable who suffer. A study conducted by the National Commission for Protection of Ch...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 21.07.21

Budget woes: Budget private schools

Nearly half of India’s children attend private schools — this fact is central to policy and discourse on education in this country. What, however, is often left unsaid is that nearly 70 pe...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 02.06.21

New education order reinvents the varnashram

Last year, Rahim Shekh of Englishbazar, Malda, was hawking pineapples. Divya and Mounika picked cotton in a Telangana village. Chand of Saharanpur sold samosas by the roadside. A year earlie...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri

Opinion  /  Published 08.03.21

New role: shift to blended classes

The global pandemic has forced Indian education to go online, arguably for the better. It has compelled teachers to train themselves in technology and hone their skills to keep up with the pressing ne...
By Sreetamaa Gupta


Opinion  /  Published 08.02.21

Promises to keep: right to education

India, one of the largest democracies of the world, is trying to live up to its promise of delivering justice, liberty, equality and fraternity to its citizens. The Right to Education Act, 2009 comple...
By Aarushee Shukla

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.12.20

RTE: school seats go abegging

Around 60 per cent seats reserved by law for underprivileged children in private unaided schools were left unused in the last academic year (2019-20) in seven Jharkhand districts, including Ranchi, th...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 11.08.20

A critical look at NEP-2020

The National Education Policy-2020 received cabinet approval on July 29. In the last six months, education has been reshaped in India and the world. Modes of teaching and learning resources have been ...
By Sanjeev Rai

India  /  Published 03.08.20

Congress opposes 'stifling' NEP

The Congress has objected to the government thrusting on the country a New Education Policy amid a pandemic without a discussion with the stakeholders or a scrutiny by Parliament. The party has also ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.20

Far From Child’s Play

The paradoxes chasing school education in India have still not been resolved. By 2017, Indian children’s enrolment at the lowest levels of school matched that of developed countries. That seemed a k...
By The Editorial Board


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