Gurumurthy Kasinathan, an educator NCEE co-founder, and Anusha Hegde, Program Associate at IT for Change and who works in the area of adolescent girl empowerment wrote for Deccan Herald about the pervasive sexism in Indian schools, and recommended some pathways on how to tackle them. Read the Full article here.
NCEE co-founder Gurumurthy Kasinathan writes about how centralised examinations are anathema to the spirit and purpose of education. After a brief battle between Education department and schools association, the Karnataka High Court intervened and decided to move ahead with standardized examinations, even though academicians have continuously opposed common examinations, as…
Twelve years after the Right to Education Act was passed, public investment in schools remains abysmally low. Read the article on Scroll
For Immediate Release. 02.06.2022 We strongly urge the Government of Karnataka to: Revoke the recent revisions to the textbooks, which are regressive in nature, and have been done in an arbitrary manner, without adherence to well-defined curriculum framework and processes. Print and supply the textbooks which have been in use…
Impacts of the pandemic on the Indian education system, mitigation efforts by the NCEE and next steps
As education went online during the pandemic, lakhs of children from poorer households with no smartphones and access to the internet were missed out.
With the Government’s announcement of reopening of schools in Jharkhand from Grades 1-9 from March 7, as parents, teachers, and communities, the only way we can ensure that children continue to learn and are happy is by sending children back to school and support the Government‘s welcome step.