The Next Revolution In Education: Design Thinking

A defining feature of the last century was that most jobs were relatively clear cut (banker, electrician, teacher, etc). In our own time, however, people increasingly have careers that are underscored by a theme. In this respect, Sam Seidel is most certainly a 21st century kind of guy. After splitting his time between studying at Brown University and teaching inmates at a nearby prison, Seidel has worked on everything from building the Student Experience Lab at the Business Innovation Factory to writing and publishing his first book Hip Hop Genius: Remixing Public Education. He now serves as the Director of…

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What are Student Politicians Saying about NDA Education Policy?

There has been massive outrage in the student community and youth against the National Democratic Alliance government, as witnessed in campus protests across the country, including some that joined hands with other causes. With the general election approaching, we interviewed representatives from the student wings of several opposition parties, on the government’s policies for higher education. Jayant Chhatra Rashtriya Janata Dal The present government wants nothing to do with improving education policy. The way it has continuously reduced budget allocations for education, is a clearcut indication of its agenda of…

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