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Inspiring teachers to become the best minds by S V Manjunath, Bfirst.in, August 2017

SV Manjunath shares his experience about the ongoing revamped teacher professional development process in Karnataka

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The sordid tale of teacher education in India by Anurag Behar, Livemint, August 2017

The MHRD and NCTE have begun a complete and methodical overhaul of the teacher education system, from its regulatory to its educational aspects

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Govt, NGOs can be an ideal match by Dileep Ranjekar, Civil Society, August 2017

He was a relatively young IAS officer in charge of education in a large state. Very energetic and action-oriented. We ..

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Graphic Bodies:Picturing Feminised Pathology, Narrating Resistance, by Neeraja Sundaram, Indian Journal of Gender Studies, August 2017

This article studies three graphic memoirs by women, Marisa Acocella Marchetto’s Cancer Vixen, Sarah Leavitt’s Tangles and Leah Hayes’ Not Funny Ha-Ha, to explore the use of the graphic form in the narrating of an experience of illness.

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Aadhaar and multiple identity disorder by Rajendran Narayanan, Business Standard, July 2017

What is primarily required is political and administrative will for effective delivery of services.

Aadhaar and multiple identity disorder by Rajendran Narayanan, Business Standard, July 2017

What is primarily required is political and administrative will for effective delivery of services.

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Aadhaar Card, Waiver of Farm Loans and `Good’ Governance by V Santhakumar, Economics in Action, August 2017

I have no serious problem with Aadhaar or a unique identification number or a biometric identification system if it is implemented by knowing and admitting its limitations.

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"No place for fear in the classroom" by Dileep Ranjekar, Civil Society, July 2017

The belief that punishment is necessary for children is very widespread and deeply entrenched in society, including parents.

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"Switching medium of instruction in schools from local languages to English is not educational reform" by Anish Madhavan, Scroll.in, July 2017

Teaching in the mother tongue supports learning by enabling children to build on their existing knowledge base.

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"Working with the government, effectively" by Anurag Behar, Livemint, July 2017

The government is a monolithic abstraction that doesn’t actually exist; in reality, it is people that you have to work with.

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"Countering the false narrative" by Anurag Behar, Livemint, June 2017

Education can improve only as much as classroom pedagogic practice and school culture improves

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"Getting the right education administrators" by Anurag Behar, Livemint, June 2017

Authoritarianism in an education system is particularly problematic because it negates the very values of autonomy

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