education policy

Gender Based Dimensions of Education

The phenomenon of Gender encompasses a socially constructed category (as against natural and biological differentiation on the lines of ‘sex’) that assigns specific characteristics, socially  acceptable attributes and norms, behavior, and practices, as well as the allocation of resources and responsibilities to both men and women, thereby highlighting the need for a thorough examination of …

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Regulatory Issues in the School Accreditation and Standard Setting Mechanism Under the National Education Policy 2020

This essay attempts to analyse the major regulatory concerns arising from the newly proposed systems for school accreditation and standard setting under the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. The highlighting of these concerns shall be complemented by policy proposals to address them. Before beginning the analytical section of the essay, it is necessary to clarify …

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What After Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao?

“Beti Bachao, Beti padhao” but what after padhao? What is happening to our women after that? There is comparatively a decent amount of awareness (although, if awareness leads to desired actions is a debate for another time) about saving the girl child and educating her. But, what after educating her? That’s an ambiguous question that …

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