Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Vagish Jha

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Vagish Jha is a historian and educationist -  based in Delhi. Follow  him on Twitter @vagishkj

Are They Rogues and Are We Traitors?

Here is yet another addition to the interesting series of anecdotes based on the captivating life experiences of an ordinary family amid extraordinary circumstances. 

A Hilarious Online Class Amid the Lockdown and the Hoax that Classrooms Can be Virtually Replaced

Children and teachers are busy using virtual applications to engage in academic pursuits but can a physical classroom with its vibrancy and energy ever be replaced?

The Answer is Blowing in the Wind

Here is yet another anecdote on the quarantine period and how an ordinary Indian family is coping up amid the pandemic.

An Insult is Often the Biggest Source of Entertainment

Here is yet another engaging commentary on how people have been dealing with staying indoors during the quarantine.

Coming Home to a ‘Cold’ Village Life: Returning Back in Times of Corona

What does a migrant worker who has taken an arduous journey back to his native village feel when he is quarantined in a relief camp away from home? What does he go through when the village that he had called ‘home’ sees him as a potential risk and distances itself from him, when he needs it the most?

Vagish Jha

7 POSTS
0 COMMENTS
Vagish Jha is a historian and educationist -  based in Delhi. Follow  him on Twitter @vagishkj

OPINION

Why its not the children who are failing but the system itself 

Large scale failure in State Board Examinations compels us to raise pertinent questions on decadence of educational infrastructure and shallow notions of success and failure.

Part 1/When the Denial Hurts more than the Destruction

Irked by continuous vilification of Hindu-dharma and denial of historical atrocities, a significant section of Hindus refuse to submit to the strictly controlled intellectual and academic order that the politically, economically and intellectually powerful elite has created in the form of control on education and the media. The piece discusses this issue.

Part 2/When the Denial Hurts more than the Destruction

Irked by continuous vilification of Hindu-dharma and denial of historical atrocities, a significant section of Hindus refuse to submit to the strictly controlled intellectual and academic order that the politically, economically and intellectually powerful elite has created in the form of control on education and the media. The piece discusses this issue.

What it takes to be a Labourer: May Day and the Plight of the Ordinary in the National Capital

May 1st is internationally celebrated as Workers' Day marking the tremendous efforts and historic contributions of workers during the labour movement.

Digital Pedagogy: Learning with Adroit Promptness for Instant Gratification

The pandemic may have made digitalised modes of learning common but it's important to look at them with both criticality and reflexivity.