The Futures Project Blog
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Striving for More Quality Education for Rural Students: The Case of China during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Based on interviews with students from both urban and rural China, this Student Contribution, written by Yao Bowen, a master student in Public Policy, seeks to uncover the specific problems encountered by rural education in China amid the COVID-19 pandemic, inspire solutions to mitigate the existing policy gap, and secure a more equitable future of receiving quality education for children living in rural China.
This post by TFP volunteer Caroline Canihan is part 2 of a 2-part series. In this second part, she explores how innovative, Indigenous-led pandemic responses can serve as models of long-term change for securing their communities’ rights, mobilising across borders, and realising a more equitable and inclusive future.
This blogpost, a part of our student contribution series, was written by Sri Ranjani Mukundan, a Masters in Public Policy student at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS, Singapore. In this piece, she explains the need for an integrated systems innovation approach in a post-COVID world.
This post by TFP volunteer Caroline Canihan is part 1 of a 2-part series. This first part looks at how Covid-19 is impacting Indigenous communities around the world. Part 2 explores how innovative, Indigenous-led pandemic responses can serve as models of long-term change for securing their communities’ rights, mobilising across borders, and realising a more equitable and inclusive future.
In another instalment of our Student Contribution series, Nishat Anjum, Masters student in Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, discusses the migration to urban centers in India, and how the current system has come under pressure as a consequence of the COVID-19 crisis.
As a contribution to our Student Contributions series, Jannik Schulz sets out the transformative approach to sustainable development. Drawing on different models, he explains how “becoming truly sustainable requires drastic change on all levels.”
In this blogpost, TFP Volunteer Joy Priya argues that now, while faced with the COVID-19 crisis, is the perfect moment to focus on investment in digital technologies.
The Futures Project volunteer Naomi Milstein wrote this piece to make us reflect on how the coronavirus pandemic could influence the way our urban centres are shaped. Public health concerns have shaped city planning in the past and might well do the same in the future.
In the newest addition to our Student Contributions series, Ta’Mara Hill explores the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on education, focusing specifically on the United States. “It is time that access to technology be viewed not as an indulgence, but as a human right,” Ta’Mara writes.