PARENTAL CHOICE IN EDUCATION: WHY ARE WE STILL TALKING ABOUT THIS?
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In your opinion, what should be the goal of 'education'? Is it to enable better career prospects, is it a solution to social ills or is it a means for liberation?
In the midst of the many different views that different people harbor on what 'education' should deliver, this article by CCS Staffer Ritika Shah attempts to highlight the importance of making space for parental rights in choosing the kind of education for a child.
Read the complete article exclusively on our blog SpontaneousOrder.in
BOOK LAUNCH: 'FROM NARASIMHA RAO TO NARENDRA MODI' BY SWAMINATHAN AIYAR
You're cordially invited to the launch of 'From Narasimha Rao to Narendra Modi' authored by Swaminathan S Anklesaria Aiyar, published by Times Group Books. The book launch will be followed by a panel discussion exploring the progress India has made in the 25 years since the economic reforms of 1991, and the future agenda that will make India truly liberalised.
GUEST OF HONOUR:
Dr Manmohan Singh, Former Prime Minister of India
Swaminathan S Anklesaria Aiyar, Bimal Jalan, Swapan Dasgupta
Moderated by: Praveen Chakravarty
Limited seats only. Seats will be confirmed on a First-Come-First-Serve basis.
APPLICATIONS FOR THE 17th EDITION OF
RESEARCHING REALITY INTERNSHIP ARE OPEN!
'Researching Reality Internship' is a 6 week long intensive program focused on exploring the theory and practice of existing policy directives in an urban context. The internship is ideal for applicants who wish to apply social and economic principles to current policy issues through in-depth investigation and analysis. It provides training in areas of quantitative and qualitative research, methodology, data analysis, and critical thinking.
The selected candidates will get to study various agencies, boards, corporations, departments, schemes, legislation, and programs of the different tiers of government; evaluating existing systems both domestic and international, viewing benchmarks and best practices to recommend sustainable and long-term policy improvements in the functioning of government structures.
Deadline for Applications: 30 April 2017
Find more details on www.ccs.in/internship
WHAT'S A WINNING POLITICAL STRATEGY?
There have been several attempts to advance liberty through a variety of political strategies: creating a liberal political party, influencing members of parliament, shifting the voter base on a specific issue, placing our own Trojan horses within the government. In this panel discussion that took place during Asia Liberty Forum 2017, we ask panelists to share their strategy, and discuss their successes and challenges. Besides campaign approaches, we also ask them to highlight tactics and day to day best practices in engaging with governments for impactful dissemination of our ideas.
Praveen Chakraverty, IDFC Institute, India
Rajesh Jain, Free a Billion, India | Matt Kibbe, Free the People, USA | Wan Saiful Wan Jan, Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs, Malaysia