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Rajan, Vijitha – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2021
This article emphasises the discord between 'mobile childhoods' and 'immobile schools' as the fundamental problematic of educational inclusion of migrant children in India. Formal schooling system predicated upon static ideals of age, grade, learning, curriculum and language, fails to accommodate the lived realities of migrant children. By drawing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migrant Children, Educationally Disadvantaged, Traditional Schools
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Jain, Samta; Lall, Marie; Singh, Anviti – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2021
COVID-19 has brought about changes to the education system that impact teachers in multiple ways. The article discusses the views of affected teachers under the three-gap framework: access, usage, and pedagogical skills gap. Between 29 April 2020, and 29 May 2020, an online survey was administered to 550 Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR)…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Teacher Attitudes, Electronic Learning
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Haulle, Evaristo; Kabelege, Eliud – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2021
Education is important for human development. It is a basic human right as articulated in the Constitution of United Republic of Tanzania of 1977. Since then, a series of reforms for improving access, quality and relevant education were adopted in the country. This study evaluates the relevance and quality of social science textbooks used in…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Textbook Content, Textbook Publication, Elementary Education
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Shugurova, Olga – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2021
In this reflective article, I explore a feminist dialogic pedagogy of inclusive education (IE) in the sociocultural context of my and my students' lived experience. I ask what a feminist dialogic pedagogy means to my students. The purpose of this article therefore is to advance knowledge about a feminist dialogic pedagogy in teacher education with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feminism, Inclusion, Teaching Methods
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Majumdar, Manabi; Mukhopadhyay, Rahul; Das, Baidehi – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2021
Drawing on field-based research in selected government-run and private preschool centres in three selected districts of the Indian state of West Bengal, this article makes four basic arguments. First, there is a need to both defend public provisioning of early childhood education for equity goals and demand its major improvement on quality…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Access to Education, Student Diversity
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Chowdhuri, Meghna Nag – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2021
For more than a decade, government primary-school teachers in many parts of India have been using mathematics textbooks based on National Curriculum Framework 2005 (NCF 2005). While curriculum and textbook development is often debated, teachers' use of textbooks does not receive enough attention in policy and research. This article, drawing from a…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Teachers
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Jasrotia, Amithy; Srivastava, Smriti – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2021
The current study explores the multifaceted and entwined structure of constraints and spaces of the possibilities of moving ahead among the Dooms of Jammu, India, where the possibilities of upward mobility through education as a means have been observed. Interviews and detailed case study were done with eight cases. Four overlapping super-ordinate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Social Mobility, Generational Differences
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Singh, Akhil Kumar; V., Hari Narayanan – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2021
This study seeks to argue that the embodied approach to cognition provides a comprehensive theoretical framework to revise some of our educational practices. Any educational activity presupposes some underlying assumption about human nature. Current dominant mainstream educational set-up is based upon disembodied accounts of the human mind, which…
Descriptors: Human Body, Experiential Learning, Learning Processes, Educational Practices
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Gulati, Nidhi – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2020
Jacques Rancière is a contemporary philosopher who theorises about everyday social life. His writings explore an anti-positivist social history, linking it with contemporary political thought. He positions the 'sensible' as a political construct, as a way of both being and transcending the conditions of cultural and social life. Rancière's oeuvre…
Descriptors: Social Theories, Aesthetics, Political Attitudes, Democracy
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Salman, Aashti – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2020
This article aims to understand the reasons and experiences which contribute to dropout among Muslims in India at the secondary school level (grades IX-XII). The focus of this article is low-income Muslim men, who have left school at the secondary level, in a predominantly Muslim neighbourhood of Jamia Nagar, Delhi. The context of this article is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Muslims, Secondary School Students, Dropouts
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K., Shreya – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2020
Over 70 years after India's independence, less than 5 per cent of students enrolled in higher education are tribals, and more than 65 per cent of tribal students drop out over the course of schooling up to Class 10 (MHRD, 2016). Is the burden of this failure--the failure to retain children from the most marginalised communities within the fold of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Group Students, Access to Education, Disadvantaged Youth
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Punjabi, Shalini – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2020
Formal education has always been the principal model through which societies educate their young. Today, however, schools are seen as non-analytical and are being replaced by logic-based approach of competitive examinations. In India, the growth of shadow education, which is preponderant at the level of secondary education, is providing informal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Coaching, Private Education, College Entrance Examinations
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Bassi, Tripti – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2020
Schools are truly 'microcosms of society' since they reflect the larger dynamics of society. Women's position in society also got replicated in their low participation in education among other fields. This article contextualises women's education in the nineteenth-century Punjab. It briefly discusses approaches followed by various stakeholders…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Females, Educational History
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Rajasekaran, Subhashini; Kumar, Rajesh – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2020
In the multilingual, multicultural emerging economy of India, the language debate may seem to have settled with the adoption of the Three-Language Formula in the first National Policy of Education 1968. However, 50 years later, does this policy still hold? Has research on language acquisition informed our education policy and classroom practices,…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Indians, Video Technology, Middle Class
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Borker, Hem – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2020
Hem Borker performed field-based research in madrasa "Jamiatul Mominat," a residential girls' madrasa in Delhi, exploring the everyday lives of young girls studying in the madrasa. She interacted with a number of students and teachers in this madrasa. But there were few with whom she developed a bond during her journey from being a…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Religious Education, Females, Residential Schools
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