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Sathyamala, C. – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
Transitioning towards a plant-based diet is considered both ethical and environmentally friendly from a Western perspective of high per capita consumption of flesh foods. However, in contemporary India, beef-eating has emerged as a political act of subversion in the context of its current ban by the Indian state which is transforming…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Food, Eating Habits, Dietetics
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Gupta, Amita – Policy Futures in Education, 2018
In rapidly globalizing systems of schooling around the world, economic considerations have led to a push to impose neoliberal reforms in the field of education. Under this influence early childhood education and teacher education in Asia have increasingly become positioned as regulated markets governed by neoliberal policies, leading to peak…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Global Approach, Privatization, Qualitative Research
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Suissa, Judith – Policy Futures in Education, 2017
Neel Mukherjee's novel, "The Lives of Others", which depicts characters dealing with a situation of extreme and violent oppression, is used as the basis for looking more closely at some of the theoretical assumptions about hope, agency and critical consciousness that underpin Critical Pedagogy. It is suggested that it may be…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Violence, Ethics, Novels
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Ray, Sharmila; Saini, Sakshi – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
The Government of India made a series of policy changes regarding elementary school education in the country in the period 2002--2012. In 2009 the Government made free (and compulsory) education a fundamental right of every child in India between the ages of six and fourteen. The Government also set out the infrastructure provisions that schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Civil Rights, Educational Policy
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Murphy-Graham, Erin; Lloyd, Cynthia – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
This article proposes a conceptual framework for how education can promote adolescent girls' empowerment and, by mapping the field, highlights promising examples of empowering education programs. We conclude by identifying both research and programmatic opportunities for the future that will harness the expertise of a range of specialists from the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Middle School Students, Student Empowerment
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Brinkmann, Suzana – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
Recent international education trends have witnessed a widespread push for promoting Western-originating "learner-centred" approaches, often without adequately considering the challenges involved in crossing cultures. Like many developing countries, India has been attempting to bring a paradigm shift from "teacher-centred" to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Learner Controlled Instruction
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Chhabra, Heeral – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
The history of education in India has been looked into with a view which has been narrow in its expanse, often missing out on many social categories which had a relatively limited, yet important, presence in colonial India. Sufficient attention has been paid to the official policies of the British Indian government (starting from Macaulay's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Nationalism, Foreign Policy
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Dastidar, Ananya G.; Sikdar, Soumyen – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
As India's higher education sector is poised to grow at a tremendous pace, one of its main challenges would be provision of quality education. Teacher quality has been identified as one of the most critical factors affecting educational quality. As such, the immense importance of attracting high-quality entrants into the teaching profession cannot…
Descriptors: High School Students, College Students, Teaching Methods, Career Choice
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Sarin, Meera Nath – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
This article is based on a case study conducted at a government (state-run), girls' secondary school in a low-income neighbourhood in New Delhi that was conducted in March, 2012, two years after the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE) came into force. The study examined how RTE and its related reforms were being…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Quality, Equal Education, Secondary Schools
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Ghosh, Ratna; Chakravarti, Paromita; Mansi, Kumari – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
While women have made many advances, their inferior status to men continues to be a global phenomenon. At a time of unprecedented economic growth, India is experiencing a dramatic intensification of violence against women and the majority of girls are still not getting equal educational opportunity. In one of the most important steps for the…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Womens Studies, Empowerment, Self Help Programs
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Sharma, Namrata – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
Can active citizenship be learned? In recent years, teaching citizenship issues are becoming popular in schools across various parts of the world. This paper makes reference to India as an example. It argues the need for a pedagogical debate on what makes an active citizen. The complex questions it begins to address are these: who is a citizen?;…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Citizen Participation, Graduate Study
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Mukherjee, Mousumi – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
The aim of the first "Global Conclave of Young Scholars of Indian Education" held in New Delhi in 2011 was to help build bridges for research collaboration primarily for young scholars of Indian education to collaborate with their partners across borders. This paper draws on an "intrinsic case study" of this "global…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research, Cooperation, Global Approach
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Byker, Erik Jon – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
Although controversial, perhaps no piece of legislation has the potential to transform India's future more than the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE). Upon the passage and enforcement of RTE in 2009, the Indian government instituted a series of wide-ranging reforms to India's education system. For example, the act…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Schools, Case Studies, Educational Change
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Tukdeo, Shivali – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
Interdisciplinary scholarship in recent years has begun to pay attention to the state (re) formation in India under neoliberal conditions. The particularities of this transformation have arisen from the points of re-imagination of the relationship between the post-colonial state and global capital. Working through the contradictions and conflicts…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Educational Legislation, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Baily, Supriya – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
The promotion of US-Indian higher education partnerships affects those students who are most marginalized. This article explores the development, implementation, and reception of such partnerships to meet the needs of students who remain on the borders of educational access in India. This article addresses the ways higher education policies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Access to Education, Administrators
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