As India’s apex body on technical education, AICTE was expected to promote the quality of technical education, but tight control and excessive red tape has stunted its growth. The government is working on a draft bill for a new regulatory body, but for technical institutions, it’ll just mean one invigilator in place of another.
LEAD wants to be the go-to brand for thousands of India’s private schools—where students pay Rs 1,000 or less as monthly fees—to go digital. In two years, it wants to double the number of schools it’s present in, but to get there, it has to tighten more than a few product screws.
For a long time, coding in edtech has been synonymous with WhiteHat Jr in India. A handful of smaller companies like CuriousJr, Coding Ninjas, StayQrious are trying to break through and they’re doing it by focussing on markets where accessibility to tech and coding is nearly non-existent. To succeed, they’ll need to recalibrate the very nature of coding edtech.
Amazon Academy has been discreetly building a foundation in India’s online test prep market since last January, with over one million registered users already. But even after onboarding reputed teachers and partnering with traditional coaching institutes, the venture seems to be missing some key ingredients.
Byju’s big bang entry into the public sector comes via a headline-making partnership with NITI Aayog that promises free educational resources. But without inputs from on-ground stakeholders, the programme is seeing a serious mismatch between Byju’s content offerings and the realities of a post-pandemic learning gap.
How do we use novel data sets and techniques to effectively understand the impact of child poverty on education within urban and rural contexts?
A fiscal definition for Education that could enable key stakeholders like CSOs, research organisations and citizens to not only analyse and critique the education related expenditure for any geography but also modify the definition to get an accurate picture for their specific use cases.
Monitoring the financing of education related scheme, accounting heads and interventions in the state of Uttar Pradesh with a special focus on promoting girl child education.
The COVID-19 pandemic changed the education landscape of India overnight with educational institutes compelled to adopt various digital learning alternatives to sustain timely growth of children. How can FOSS be the solution? Budget 2021-22 recommendations for the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Examining and highlighting the trend of financing for child education with specific focus on girls’ education in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Building the collective voices of local CSOs to be able to advocate for greater budget transparency in allocation and expenditure for education related programmes and making the fiscal data in public domain in simplified forms.