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  • 16 Nov
    2018
    CBPS organised a talk by Prof. Abhayraj Naik on 16 November 2018. The title of his talk was, 'The New Politics of Justice in India - Reflections on the Journey of the ‘Right to Privacy’'. He is a Bengaluru-based researcher and consultant in the fields of culture, education, environment, development, governance, justice, law, policy, and urban planning. His ongoing independent research focuses on animal welfare, environmental regulation, justice education, mobility, privacy, urban governance, and transformation theory. He is currently a member of the Board of Studies for Urban Studies at...
  • 13 Nov
    2018
    Jyotsna Jha will be speaking at the Archives Public Lecture Series at the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore on 13 November 2018. The title of her talk is 'Enabling Education: Stories and trajectories from education policies in India'. It will be at 4 p.m. at Lecture Hall -1 (Haapus), NCBS. The poster for the talk is available here. For more information, please visit here.
  • 31 Oct
    2018
    Maithreyi attended the National Symposium on Youth Work and Youth Rights, conducted by Samvada on 30 October 2018 at the United Theological College, Miller's Road, Bangalore. The symposium brought together speakers from both academia and advocacy, and covered themes related to education, employment, social inclusion, health and well-being. The panels highlighted a number of critical points related to youth. It started with a discussion of how youth, seen as a demography by the state, fails to understand the multiplicities of youthhood and their different needs. The panel on health and well...
  • 29 Oct
    2018
    CBPS Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Research Team (R.Maithreyi, Ketaki Prabha, Arun Vignesh, Akash Kumar and Jyotsna Jha) published a blog titled 'Why do contexts matter for early childhood care and education?' on the British Academy Website on 11 October 2018. To view the blog please visit here.  
  • 11 Oct
    2018
    Jyotsna Jha represented Malala Fund to advocate for enhanced commitment from G20 leaders to twelve years of education for girls worldwide by presenting to the B20 Business Women Leaders Task Force. The B20 Business Women Leaders Task Force met on 3rd October 2018 at the Presidential Pink Palace in Buenos Aires in Argentina, where Jyotsna Jha, a Gulmakai Champion from India, along with Lucia Fry from Malala Fund, presented them a case for enhancing the domestic as well as international funding for secondary education in developing countries. Advance copies of the recently released report tit...
  • 04 Oct
    2018
    Siddarth Sriram, Mithila Abraham Sarah, Apurva K H and Rajesh C S participated in Cantor's World – Game session on 3 October 2018 at the office of Fields of View, Bangalore. Cantor’s World is a game about understanding sustainable decision making in a world of indices of economic performance measures – Gross Domestic Product, Human Development Index, and the importance of the more recent Inclusive Wealth Index (IWI). It provides a scenario where a policymaker, faced with choices of policy mix for a particular year can optimally make choices in ways where investments in development a...
  • 27 Sep
    2018
    Sharad Pandey attended and presented at the Round Table Discussion – Right to Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) held in Delhi on 28 September 2018. The discussion was organised by Save the Children. The theme of discussion was to kick start a national level advocacy for making ECCE a right to address continuum of development and commits to integrating the components of health, nutrition, protection, early learning and education by bringing it under the RTE legislation. To reaffirm the entitlements and non-negotiables for ECCE in a consultative and collective manner for national le...
  • 06 Sep
    2018
    Dr. Maithreyi R has published an article titled 'Children’s reconstruction of psychological knowledge: An ethnographic study of life skills education programmes in India' in SAGE Journals. To view the article please visit here.
  • 28 Aug
    2018
    CBPS is organising a Panel Discussion on 'Bureaucracy, Think Tanks and Public Policy' for Exploring Policy Making: International Conference on Public Policy Affairs, oraginsed by Department of Public Policy, Mount Carmel College Bangalore on their campus on 4 September 2018. The session will be chaired by Dr. Jyotsna Jha, Director, CBPS. Panelists include Ms. Uma Mahadevan (Principal Secretary, Dept of Women and Child Development, GoK), Mr. Ajay Seth (Managing Director, BMRCL, GoK) and Prof. M.S.Sriram (Centre for Public Policy, IIM Bangalore).
  • 24 Aug
    2018
    CBPS presented on Open and Distance Learning (ODL) at the Centre for Public Policy (IIMB) Conference held at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 24 August 2018. The dissemination session was titled 'Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in Secondary Education : Fields of Thought'. Our session on ODL focused on status of secondary education and the findings from our study, followed by a panel discussion on potentials and limitations of ODL. The session was extremely topical as it made linkages between ODL and universalisation of secondary education, especially in the context of the New Education ...