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    Creative Pedagogy and Innovative Learning in Adverse Situations

    There is an urgent need to rethink teaching-learning especially at a time when it ends up alienating students and depriving them of the happiness and pleasure that must ideally accompany the educational pursuit.

    The Pandemic , Unequal Opportunities and the Challenges Posed by the Online Mode of Learning

    In a society embedded in socio-economic hierarchies, access to online education is limited to the privileged and leaves behind a large section of those coming from marginalised backgrounds.

    What are the Benefits of Learning as a Parent?

    An educated and learned set of parents is an asset to children as it forms the premise for a well-rounded, holistic and meaningful growing up process.

    Online Learning: An Exclusively Inclusive Attempt to Cope with the Pandemic

    The online mode of teaching-learning seems to have become the predominant cult in our times but how viable is the 'new normal’?

    “A major learning for the post-COVID world should be the acknowledgement of a common humanity and the vulnerability of human existence.” Says Prof. Kumkum...

    Professor Kumkum Roy teaches at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Prof. Kumkum Roy has been working on issues related...

    An Obsession with Graded Learning Damages the Learner’s Capacity to Reflect and Engage with the Self

    A growing obsession with grades and certificates goes against the free-spirited eagerness to learn with interest and turns children into docile and disinterested consumers of knowledge.

    Kerala’s Mass Movement for Democratising Virtual Learning and Bridging the ‘Digital Divide’

    At a time when education is entirely halted for a majority of school students and a push for online education amid a lack of infrastructure asserts itself, Kerala is witnessing a historic mass movement for democratising virtual learning.

    All That is Lovely, Need Not be Fair: Learning to Embrace People Beyond the Colour of Their Skin

    From harmless taunts to media induced cultural symbols of beauty, the obsession with ‘fair’ skin points to a regressive and archaic Indian self.

    2G in Times of 4G: Poor Internet Connectivity Makes Online Learning Impossible for Children in the Kashmir Valley

    At a time when online teaching is becoming the new trend, children in the Valley are struggling to download WhatsApp lectures amid poor internet connectivity.

    Creative Pedagogy and Innovative Learning in Adverse Situations

    Innovative Pedagogy must be at the heart of education. How can this be made possible in the most adverse of situations that often characterize schools in India with little infrastructural support? Amidst these circumstances can a child-centric pedagogy really be designed and implemented to suit our own specific socio-cultural needs?

    E-Learning is Fashionable, But is it Universally Accessible Too?

    With schools shut and academic calendars looking uncertain, e-learning becomes fashionable. But can all children access it with equal ease and comfort?

    Learning to Live in Times of the Corona Pandemic: A New Reality and Many Challenges

    Covid-19 is certainly making news around the world and the fine line between panic and precaution seems to be disappearing fast, how should we make sense of this changing reality around us?