The NEP 2020 offers a robust window of opportunity to completely overhaul India's educational system. The COVID-19 pandemic only makes that more evident.
By dropping the Odisha-based institute from the high-profile international conference, the organisers have killed an opportunity to expose indigenous students to critical knowledge systems.
In India, online teaching, the new normal during COVID-19, is enmeshed in a web of gender relations and class distinctions.
With the pandemic forcing international students to return and stay home, the world's top universities are struggling to resume teaching.
Competitive entrance examinations in India and beauty pageants in Venezuela both reflect a toxic culture of social over-expectation and economic exploitation.