Read our quarterly update on recent presentations by RJMCEI members during April – June, 2021.
Courses and Student Projects: Jan – Mar 2021 (Online)
Read about the courses taught by the RJMCEI faculty and the student projects they guided, during January 2021 to March 2021.
Jan – Mar 2021 Updates
Read our quarterly update on recent presentations by RJMCEI members during January – March, 2021.
Courses and Student Projects: April – December 2020 (Online)
Read about the courses taught by the RJMCEI faculty and the student projects they guided, during April 2020 to December 2020.
April – December 2020 Updates
Read our quarterly update on a COVID-19 Report, new publications, and recent and upcoming presentations by the RJMCEI members.
NEP 2020: Missed chance to raise the bar with a hybrid business model
The National Education Policy 2020 has been in the public domain for some time now and seems to have been received well. This is the third national policy (after 1968 and 1986/92), and being what is called a framework policy, Read More …
NEP 2020 – Panel Discussion
Citizens’ Forum India (CFI) presents a Panel Discussion titled NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY 2020: CONTINUITIES AND DEPARTURES on Sunday 16th August, 2020, 4:30pm – 6:30pm IST
Improving India’s School System: A Bottom-up Approach
In a recent article (Opportunity to Rethink Educational Policymaking), we discussed the problems of ‘top-down policymaking’ as it happens in our context: failure to build a body of policy-relevant knowledge based on empirical, context-sensitive studies, and the tendency to rely on short-sighted political compulsions. To counter these, we need to (a) develop an educational ecosystem that does not rely only on teachers and teacher-trainers, but draws on other kinds of human resource such as curriculum developers, administrators, educational data analysts, school psychologists, and test developers and psychometricians and (b) make this ecosystem a base for ‘bottom-up’ decentralized policymaking and evaluation.
Opportunity to Rethink Educational Policymaking
The interruption of the educational calendar caused by the COVID-19 crisis offers an opportunity to re-examine Indian educational policy-making mechanisms that have traditionally been ‘top-down’ and input-driven.