Bridging the Chasm of a Digital Divide: How will the Indian Government’s Bid for Regulating EdTech Companies Impact India’s Underprivileged Children?

Malcolm X, a noted human rights activist, and a US minister, had once remarked, “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” These words hold good even today, perhaps more than they ever did. As our society develops more and more Read more…

Underprivileged children’s trials and tribulations of learning a new language

Before delving into the associated aspects, it is imperative to ascertain what “underprivileged” means. According to Merriam-Webster, the term underprivileged refers to the population deprived of their fundamental rights due to economic or social conditions. India is on a fast path to development. With the advent of new policies explicitly dealing with the issue of children’s education to ensure maximum participation and emphasis on local/regional language, India is bound to overcome the problem of the underprivileged being left out of the loop of education. (more…)