Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicIndian education

Topic: Indian education

‘Indianising’ education isn’t about Macaulay or ‘saffronisation’. It’s ‘tadka’ vs ‘achar’

The real question about 'Indianisation' of education is if we just want a 'tadka' on a largely colonial education or if we dare take the 'achar' route.

Learning by rote, studying for marks results in non-ambitious workforce, brain drain

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Greater Mumbai’s policy parameters for pre-primary education missing from MoUs, study shows

Vidhi study of the municipal corporation's PPP model finds clear dangers of shifting the responsibility of delivering education from the state to private partners.

Modi govt working on policy to regulate edtech platforms, says Education Minister Pradhan

Ministry of Education is in talks with electronics and IT ministry & law department. Firms are welcome to do business but can’t exploit students, says Dharmendra Pradhan.

More students taking private tuitions is worrying and a poor appraisal of Indian education system

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DU’s alarming cut-offs show Indian education needs to go beyond policy reforms

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Socialists vs conservatives harmed Indian education. Bahujans need market forces

Bahujans will benefit greatly from access to contestable markets in education, though it may not meet egalitarian fancies of well-meaning comrades.

Forced into online exam is India’s opportunity to radically alter how we evaluate students

Universities and UGC rely on proctoring over a live stream because they are worried students will cheat. But this obsession comes from how we evaluate our students.

Only 23% of Indian households have access to internet for e-education, says UNICEF report

The report also highlighted girls from marginalised communities not having easy access to smartphones and lack of quality educational content in vernacular languages.

HRD Ministry sets up panel to explore ways ensuring students pursue higher studies in India

Addressing a session on ‘Stay in India and Study in India’, HRD Minister Pokhriyal also focused on the Indian students returning to the country due to Covid situation.

On Camera

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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