Redefining sustainable development: Co-creation of knowledge with the Bharia

Redefining sustainable development: Co-creation of knowledge with the Bharia A senior Bharia woman resting in front of her house in Rathed, a village in Patalkot The capitalist development has severely strained people’s livelihoods and relationships with the environment. Knowledge from non-capitalist premises can fruitfully enhance […]

Learning, livelihoods and possibilities of socially just pedagogy

Learning, livelihoods and possibilities of socially just pedagogy A workshop in Sangli Our research and action-led engagements primarily focus on the ways in which students in smaller towns move between education and employment. We document the shifting landscapes of education and skills in the south […]

Facing caste

Facing caste Facing caste: A research project The caste system in India and the structural inequalities perpetuated by casteism are a grave challenge to creating a just society. The problem is exacerbated because the education system which includes the library and school curricula are not […]

Interrogating what reproduces a teacher

Interrogating what reproduces a teacher Teachers at work educating, agitating, organizing Within a highly stratified society and education system, where the reality of ‘a teacher’ is informed – at once – both by historical domination by a specific caste and the contemporary reality of feminisation […]

Mapping educational innovations for social and ecological justice

Mapping educational innovations for social and ecological justice Learning for life_ Education as transformational journeys This research project will map two educational interventions with an explicit commitment to social justice- Baduku Center for Livelihood Learning and Visthaar- A Non Formal Academy for Peace and Justice.  […]

Evaluation of CBPAR as a tool for sustainable communities/cities

Evaluation of CBPAR as a tool for sustainable communities/cities Building team spirit among Youth Fellows and facilitators from the 2018-2019 batch in Kharghar, Navi Mumbai Dalit-Bahujan and Adivasi intellectuals, including Dr Abhay Xaxa, have critiqued the manner in which the largely upper caste cis male […]

Understanding the usefulness of dialogic pedagogy for gender sensitisation among pre-service teachers in District Institute of Education and Training (DIET), Kottayam

Understanding the usefulness of dialogic pedagogy for gender sensitisation among pre-service teachers in District Institute of Education and Training (DIET), Kottayam Hearing each other, seeing together, thinking together and acting together. Developing spaces for dialogue through theatre of the oppressed Gender-just classrooms are inevitable for […]