Thursday, April 19, 2018

Incentivise private sector education

The proposed Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Bill, which is under consideration by the Union Government, seeks to provide autonomy to all IIMs, in...

First Amongst Equals: Are they not all grand-daughters?

This year on Teacher’s Day, Amitabh Bachchan wrote a letter to his grand-daughter, excerpts of which are mentioned below: "Don’t live in the shadows of...

Change the conventional questions to get the unconventional answers: New Education...

In the wake of the “Demographic Dividend” that India is soon going to experience, two sectors of “Education” and “Health” are crucial in importance;...

The New Education Policy – More of the Same

Themes and questions for Policy Consultation on School Education There are a list of questions that have been provided for discussion under the various...

The New Education Policy – More of the Same

In late 2015, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) made a draft of the New Education Policy available for public comment. In principle...

The landscape of higher education in India – Part 2

Recommendations from the MHRD's report on the new education policy The committee has recommended major reforms to address the issues listed above. It advocates a longitudal...

The landscape of higher education in India – Part 1

On 24th November 2015, the minister of human development Ms Smriti Irani, setup a committee with the mandate to “formulate a draft of the...

Public School System and Mushrooming of Private Schools

The concept of private schools is becoming more poignant in urban and suburban areas of India as most parents prefer to send their wards...

Who killed Chandu Ramavat?

Chandu Ramavat a student of class one died on 10th November 2014 in a remote school in Tirumalgiri village, of rural Andhra Pradesh. When...

Awaiting new policy on education

The new policy on education is yet to come out, but one fundamental principle of any education system that can be called national is...