education

The ‘note’ economy

A brief history of English-literature exams in contemporary India.

| Aug 03, 2020

Southasiasphere: Issue #6

Digital divide in online classes, long-term impact of Cyclone Amphan, and more.

| May 29, 2020

Nepal’s public-school wars

Political dissonance is threatening the vitality of public schools in Nepal’s new federal arrangement.

| Oct 01, 2019

Love, with an albatross attached: Part II

A personal essay about coming of age in the world of hypercompetitive education in 1990s India.

| May 18, 2018

Love, with an albatross attached: Part I

A personal essay about coming of age in the world of hypercompetitive education in 1990s India.

| May 11, 2018

Ruptured continuity

Will the new NLD government move forward with neoliberalism at the cost of a welfare state?

An art experiment in Gorkha

Prioritising arts education in times of disaster can help people heal.

| Aug 14, 2015

The modern madrassa

Review of Arshad Alam's 'Inside a Madrasa: Knowledge, power and Islamic identity in India'

| Jan 26, 2012

Back to the village

Life is so much better in the village; what are we doing sitting around here?

| Oct 01, 2010

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