The study “Interrogating What Reproduces a Teacher” is a study of teachers labouring lives, situated in an industrial working class neighbourhood in the city of Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Primarily, it looks at what sustains and reproduces an elementary school teacher in low-fee private schools in the area. Within a highly stratified
Author : Jayasree Subramanian. What makes it possible for us to consider online education as a solution without taking stock of the situation at the ground level and being sure that it reaches all the learners as it should? Online Education and the Culture of Exclusion It is obvious to everyone
Author : Jayasree Subramanian. The most fundamental question is, how are we sure that children and youth, who themselves are facing different kinds of hardships in these abnormal times, would find it worthwhile to sit through these sessions which does not seem to provide anything including a hope for a better
India reached a milestone on October 22, 2021 of managing a health crisis, Covid-19, by administering 1 billion covax dosages to its population. Although the situation was completely different when the Supreme Court of India in a suo-moto case inquired the Central government on vaccine procurements, the dual prices of
There is a growing spectre of credit among the working classes, in the country. To put it very straight, it is not merely the alarming rates of household indebtedness of working class families and particulary, the working women, as mainstream economists would caution us. The problem is deeper. And it
At the time of a global pandemic, when the Indian government should be focusing on delivering health and economic measures, they turned their attention to pass the farm and labor laws that can crush the bargaining power of two groups who together form 90% of the work force in India.
We should consider this global crisis as a chance to reflect, and imagine a better system. The crisis needs to be a time we ask hard questions about the education system and what role examinations, attendance, and virtual tools play to provisioning educational resources. Education is a central institution in
Author : Jayasree Subramanian. The Novel Coronavirus disease pandemic, also referred to as COVID-19 pandemic or simply as COVID-19, spreading across the world has transformed it like never before. In an effort to contain the spread of the disease, many countries imposed a partial or full lockdown and the Indian government
… समय ही बताएगा कि कोरोना के प्रकोप के बाद इस ऑनलाइन शिक्षा का कितना हिस्सा हमारे साथ रह जाने वाला है। लेकिन ये ज़रूरी है कि हम ये समझें कि इंटरनेट के माध्यम से ज़्यादा पहुँच का दावा खोखला है क्योंकि यह प्रणाली कई लोगों को शिक्षा व्यवस्था के बाहर कर देगी।
The idea that online education would bring some sort of democratization or larger reach seems like an incomplete picture of what is to come. It is important that we understand the problems and the kind of further marginalization online education would bring.