When Neha Singh, a Mumbai-based theatre person, feminist, and founder of the women’s movement Why Loiter, co-wrote her first collection of short stories, she made sure to write an equal number about boys and girls, as a matter of principle.
All around the world, to varying degrees, STEM education and careers are disproportionately male. As girls and women advance through math and science education and professions, fewer and fewer remain. The sexist idea that women aren’t suited to these fields
We’re used to shaking our heads at ineffective knee-jerk reactions, but this one seems worthy of a little outrage: the Delhi government plans to install continuous CCTV camera monitoring in classrooms across all schools in the state, and make the
Across the world, institutions are moving toward inclusive education, a learning model in which children with special needs and typically developing children study side-by-side. It’s an admirable goal, but a divisive practice; many parents, while supporting inclusive education in theory,
Coding: an education buzzword that quickly captured popular imagination and led to a movement that has initiated a curricular sea change in many of the world’s leading education systems. As parents we know it’s important – so many teachers, academics,
Artificial intelligence (AI) enables Siri to recognise your question, Google to correct your spelling, and tools such as Kinect to track you as you move around the room. Data big and small have come to education, from creating online platforms
Academic pressure — particularly of the kind Indian high school students face — can be debilitating. But a growing body of research around the power of values affirmation, a psychological tool, suggests a short exercise can have dramatic effects on
“Why do they go into a lecture mode?” complained my husband. We were at a parent session on children’s health and fitness, organized by my son’s play school. The meeting had started out well enough, both interesting and informative, but soon