Commentators see the National Education Policy 2020's emphasis on choice, modularity and autonomy as disquieting because they see it as pushing the education system into a neoliberal governance mode.
This position paper on 'Knowledge of India' aggressively canvasses the agenda to re-assert Brahmanical ethos, intellectual currents and social order as the only "authentic" Indian knowledge system.
India needs an extra 11,16,846 teachers in schools, as per the current status of the student-to-teacher ratio.
The COVID-19 has increased risks for children, especially those from vulnerable communities.
Though there are positives when it comes to discontinuing the programme, it could have an impact on the quality of research in India over the coming years.
The ministry of education's recent decision to impose regional languages in technical education will do more harm than good to students belonging to underprivileged sections of society.
English may be a painful reminder of our tragic history, but it is also a symbolic social equaliser to a certain extent.