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Why do IIT graduates quit engineering?
Often, there is a lot of outrage saying that IIT graduates don’t pursue engineering careers and hence the money invested on their education…
Misplaced obsession with RTE in policy discourse
These days, every discussion on education policy in India, invariably revolves only around RTE. It appears as if “Education Policy is RTE…
[Stories from ground] Difference between a budget private school and a high-end private school
I am starting a new series called “Stories from ground”. I am planning to post all my anecdotal observations in this category.
Problems with using standard incentive models to explain governments’ inaction in education
Often, people use standard incentive frameworks to explain governments’ inaction in education. The argument goes that governments don’t put…
On instruction in mother tongue
There is a general consensus these days that children should be taught in mother tongue at least in their initial years of education. The…
[UnpackED — 4] Strategy for Indian public education reform
The strategy for Indian public education reform should incorporate the three lessons from previous attempts to reform.
[UnpackED — 3] Why do the best of India’s private schools fare below average globally?
The first and second posts discussed various issues with the education reform in India. These involved monitoring mechanisms, providing…
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