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16 May 2019
People. Policy. Perspectives.

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Education Policy - Round 2!

MOOCThe "Massive Open Online Course on Education Policy" is an online course that aims to train students in research methods and the philosophical, economic, and political aspects of education policy. This course will provide a solid foundation in the theories that have influenced policy decisions over the decades and steps in the process of policy formulation, knowledge and skills necessary to analyze education policies and suggest reforms on the basis of successful pilot studies from across the world and emerging trends in the sector. The course demands 4-hour engagement per week for a period of a month (16 hours, including a 1.5-hour assessment exam).

Program Highlights:

  • Offered entirely on a digital learning platform to reach development professionals working in the farthest ends of the country
  • Comprises of 4 modules with 20 topics covered through video lectures, animations, quizzes, simulation building
  • Discussion forum and technical query resolution forum
  • Eminent board of mentors and experienced faculty team

Application deadline: 10 June 2019

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Apply Now to be a part of our 3-Day Certificate Course in Public Policy

ìpolicy for Young Leaders

'ìpolicy for Young Leaders', Centre for Civil Society's signature course on public policy, is coming to Hyderabad, Chennai and Bengaluru. The certificate course aims to enable participants to explore the public policy landscape in India, as well as equip them with the necessary tools to examine the effectiveness of government policies and regulations.

The candidates will be provided with a certificate at the end of the program and also be granted access to our vast alumni/academic network. The course is open to all college students and young professionals

ìpolicy Dates Cities Application Deadline  
22-23 June 2019 Bengaluru 01 JUNE 2019
15-16 June 2019 Chennai 31 MAY 2019
08-9 June 2019 Hyderabad 25 MAY 2019

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SO Basically: Who Funds Your Neta?

SO Basically

In this episode of SO Basically we examine the many ways in which polticial parties obtain their funding and explore institutional loopholes that allow them to hide their sources of income. It also talks about the immediate steps that can be taken to remedy the situation.

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Spontaneous Dialogue: Street Vendors
Act- Enabling Street Entrepreneurship


Chaiwalas and momo shops form a part of the everyday for most of us. But ever thought about how Govt policies and regulations affect the life of these street entrepreneurs? In this edition of Spontaneous Dialogue, we talk about the various challenges and regulatory hurdles faced by street vendors.


  • Indira Unninayar | Advocate- Supreme Court and Delhi High Court
  • Vivek Kalia | Joint Commissioner - Municipal Corporation of Gurugram
  • Manoj Mehra | Street Vendor and General Secretary - National Hawkers Federation

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Latest on Spontaneous Order: Sedition Law- Pro-government or Pro-nation?


In this article, Sunaina Mathur calls for the repeal of the illiberal and oppressive sedition law laid down under Section 124 (A) under the Indian Penal Code (IPC). She elaborates on the misuse of the law and how the existence of various criminal laws under IPC has left this colonial-era law moot.

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