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By Claire Brown:  If it feels like you forget new information almost as quickly as you hear it, even if you write it down, that’s because we tend to lose ...
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By Abha Dev Habib: that have thrown its programs into chaos and left its students uncertain about their future. Summers provide a long period where students and teachers are busy ...
entrepreneurship

By Pranav Hebbar: One of the best things about my work is that I get to meet some awesome entrepreneurs on a daily basis. I teach at an entrepreneurship school and ...
arvind kejriwal

By Shruti Aurangabadkar: “If we can impart better education, then within one generation we can eradicate poverty, unemployment and can develop this city,” said Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on May 2nd, ...
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By Prachi Salve: In February 2015, the western state of Maharashtra held its annual evaluation tests for teachers of government-run schools, those who teach (a) classes I to V and ...
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By Bhanvi Satija: The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education, which makes education in India a fundamental right, came into force in April 2010. Five years down the ...
bihar cheating scandal.

By Itika Singh: About this time last month, a photograph of cheating in Bihar went viral. It showed people scaling the walls at an examination centre so that they could ...
st-stephens

By Sanjana Sanghi: The threat to freedom of expression has seemingly transformed into a contagious disease that is creeping into every sphere, including educational institutions. Devansh Mehta, a final year ...
internship

By Punyaslok Rath: Everybody was shocked when Rajeev chose to intern at a small startup, instead of IBM. This was unexpected. A 1st year MBA student, he had secured the coveted ...
IIT Jodhpur

By Aayush Raj: Dear Ministry of HRD, As the tiniest cog in the Indian education system, I reach out to you via this medium to make sure my voice is ...
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By Suraiya Tabassum: “Why is it important to fully implement the Right to Education Act?” – They ask. I will not mince my words here. Each child has a right ...
Haq Banta Hai: A group of girl child peeks through a school window in a village in Chhattisgarh. Photo credit: Amit Sengupta

By Amit Sengupta: I am sure you all are pretty hooked on to your TV sets, smartphones and the social media to get latest updates of the ICC Cricket World ...
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By Sreekanth Narayan: Disclaimer: This post is not intended to vilify or defame any institution or the people who are part of it. But this is an insight into the ...
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By Devesh Narayanan: The Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) made a little history of their own this month. There has been an organizational restructuring that has raised many eyebrows. ...
online internships

By Punyaslok Rath: Summer internship season is here, and the race to seize the best opportunities has begun. An early window to the professional world, internships have always served as ...
DU

By Anjali Ralhan: Students of Delhi University will again be taken as subjects for an experiment after the hurried imposition of the semester system and the Four Year Undergraduate Program ...
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By Paavani Sachdeva: Remember the movie Anjali? It revolved around a middle class family, where a man hides the existence of his new born “mentally retarded” daughter from his wife. The ...
Sex Education

By Archeeta Pujari: Why are we so scared of talking about sex? What kind of twisted logic drives some of our parents, teachers, and education ministers to protect children from sex ...
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By Abhishek Jha: Some time ago – a month really – a professor in my department made a sexist remark in the class. He did it in a class where 75% ...
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By Saumya Tewari: You would think a country of 282 million illiterate people and an ambition to become one of the world’s leading economies would invest more in education. But ...
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By Aman Deep: Panjab University is considered to be a center of excellence and learning, but when it comes to gender equality, its indiscriminate attitude towards female students comes to the ...
ESIC protest

By Akhil Kumar:  “ESIC should exit the field of medical education entirely as it is not the core function of the ESIC…” says the first point of a memorandum served ...

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