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A Case Study of SCERT textbooks from Kerala: Decoding Meanings, Perceptions and Implications

An analysis of textbooks and resource materials can open up many possibilities of understanding meaning, perception and implications on the minds of children.

Challenging the Notion of Confined Classrooms: Thinking of Education beyond Textbooks

The schooled mind may tend to lose its spontaneity and sense of wonder making learning an extremely alienating process. If creative methods are used and innovative ideas implemented learning can become a celebration beyond boundaries.
Child friendly learning environments are necessary rather than bringing up children in an ecosystem that labels and tags them early on.

Who is Responsible for Haryana’s Government School Students Who Don’t Have Access to Textbooks?

Over 14% students enrolled in Haryana’s government schools don’t have access to textbooks, educational opportunities amid the pandemic finds ASER Report.

NCERT Deletes Content on Separatist Movement in J&K from Class Twelfth Political Science Textbook

The NCERT has scrapped content about the rise of separatist politics in Jammu and Kashmir and added portions on scrapping of Article 370 in recent times.

CBSE Drops Chapters on Civic Values Like Secularism and Democracy to Reduce Academic Burden...

CBSE drops chapters on Secularism and Democracy citing the need to reduce academic burden on students amid pandemic. Opposition leaders condemn the decision.

Selfie Death,Mob Lynching Termed Man-Made Disaster by Gujarat Textbook

Gujarat schools claim selfie deaths and lynchings are just man-made disasters .

NCERT Textbooks: Curtailing Academic Freedom or Reducing Academic Burden?

NCERT / The CBSE wants three critical chapters to be deleted from the NCERT class IX History textbooks. These are the chapters that talk of caste conflict and caste struggles that have taken place in Indian society.

Inclusion in Textbook Writing

Textbooks play a key role in the process of knowledge in Indian classrooms. The question arises: Are these texts ‘biased’ or sufficiently inclusive? An educationist does a comparative analysis, and raises important questions.

When Farhan Akhtar replaced Milkha Singh in a Textbook

Farhan Akhtar recently brought to the attention of the entire nation a blunder in a Bengali textbook where his own image from the Milkha Singh biopic in which he acted, was published in a section on the legendary sportsman instead of an original image of Milkha Singh.

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