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Vocational Training in the NEP: What Does It Have to Do With Me?

The entrenchment and mainstreaming of vocational education reinforces the already-existing social hierarchies. It does this by placing further obstacles in the way of working class/lower caste students who want to pursue general education. This in turn contributes to the reproduction of the problem of their underrepresentation in academia, writes the NotA Collective.   The new National […]

Making Education the Manor of the Elite 

During the global pandemic, the Indian state has undertaken extensive privatisation of welfare-oriented public services, including education, aggravating the pre-existing issues of women. Through the National Education Policy, 2020, the state has initiated a move toward further diminishing the accessibility of education. The girls and women belong to underprivileged sections of society, and dependent wholly […]

Hindutva, its Corporate Allies and NEP 2020  

In this article on the New Education Policy (NEP) 2020, Akash Bhattacharya elaborates on the fears of accelerating Hindutva ideological domination over education and suggests how and why corporate interests in education seem to dovetail with Hindutva.    RSS and Education    The National Education Policy (NEP) has sparked much debate, and criticism, among intellectuals […]