Welcome to the Portfolio of (drumroll).... Damayantee Das

COVID has exposed potholes in the road to equity in HE

COVID has exposed potholes in the road to equity in HE Colleges in India started shutting down due to the COVID-19 pandemic on 13 March 2020. Chaos ensued and students were sent home to their respective states, marking the beginning of the world’s plunge into digital education. Damayantee, a second-year student, was caught up in the transition. It was the first time that the importance of classroom teaching was realised by students across the world, a mode of teaching that they had taken f

Will India’s New Education Policy Lead to Global Citizenship Education?

Will India’s New Education Policy Lead to Global Citizenship Education? Education has and always will be responsible for various reasons, but the primary function would be contributing to the national development and global competitive skill growth of the nation and their students. It is becoming increasingly important for HEIs to equip graduates with skill sets and competencies that enable them to live and work in a globalized world. Therefore, for HEIs, internationalization has become a focal

A strange train(of thoughts)

It’s a beautiful day outside my window today. Light dark clouds have gathered over the sky above us and a steady but heavy drizzle of rain is pouring down, making me think about very strange things. I find myself wondering about a what if- What if every element in our nature was a person? It is an unusual question to think about but my imagination always gets me into troublesome places so once again I wander into an unknown territory.
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