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Children have become invisible from public discourse, Govt statements

A tweet on a ‘muted’ National Children Day this year from Prof Venita Kaul, Professor Emeritus Education, Ambedkar University Delhi and one of the acclaimed  experts on early care and…

‘Closure notice’ of state run Madrasas in Assam: Reformist or rightwing extremism

Himanta Biswa Sarma, education minister of the largest northeast state of Assam (pop 3.09 cr) has created a stir with his recent announcement saying, “All State-run madrassas will be converted…

Does India need budget private schools?

The Covid19 pandemic has shaken the earth, the invisible has become visible. Worst existential fears have brought uncertainties of all kinds. In all this erupting disorder, education systems have been…

National Education Policy 2020: A milestone or a new dawn?

After more than five years of its announcement on January 26, 2015, the National Education Policy 2020 was approved by the Government on July 29, 2020, which ended not only…

Cancellation of Exams is the first significant victory for children of India

The cancellation of the examination for the remaining subject papers by the two largest national boards—CBSE and ISCE—is a rare instance where the voice of children has in a sense…

Frontliner or Trustee: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank’s first year as HRD minister shows up the man than the ministry

Last year (2019), on May 30, when Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister for the second time in a row after returning to power in  the May 2019…