Tuesday, July 27, 2021

    Understanding the Nuances of Children’s Play Amid the Pandemic

    Confined and limited to the four walls of the household, adults have to play a constructive role in making life beautiful for children during the pandemic.

    Education to Achieve Social Justice and Equality:A commentary on NEP 2020

    The following article looks at the NEP 2020 and its potential for generating social justice and equality.

    Stop Teaching Students How To Write Answers, Teach Them to Think...

    An overt emphasis on mechanical reproduction of bookish answers robs learning of its essence, can we rethink education to make it more organic?

    The Soul of Education

    The book 'The Soul of Education' inevitably raises the question “Should modern public school education even have a soul?” and through its reflections takes us on a journey deep within.
    An unaccompanied foreign minor does lessons provided by a volunteer in a park in Toulouse, France, October 2017. Alain Pitton/NurPhoto via Getty Images

    Conflict kills education: Rwandan experiences show how lost years can be...

    The following article highlights how the occurrence of sustained conflict can become an obstruction in the path of education through the Rwandan experience and discusses how the cracks can be healed within such a scenario.
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    My Pathetic-Hilarious Experiences During Online Classes in the ‘New Normal’

    The following is both a satirical and a humorous experiential account by an LLB student regarding his online classes in the ‘new normal’.

    Understanding School Ethos: A View from a Krishnamurti School

    Schools are spaces where we must understand ourselves and others as mutually interdependent & in relationship to one another and to the world we inhabit.

    On Fear and Freedom: The Irresistible Jiddu Krishnamurti

    As we celebrate Jiddu Krishnamurti’s birth anniversary, it is important to engage with him—the way this wanderer (May 11,1895—February 17,1986) broke all sorts of defined paths, moved around the world, and sought to make us interrogate the banality of routinized existence

    The Pandemic, an Unfair Evaluation System and What Plagues our Educational...

    The teaching-learning community is among the worst affected sections amid the pandemic, what adds to their woes is an often indifferent evaluation and assessment system. Isn't it high time we redefine education to be more sensitive and in tune with the needs of the learning community?

    The Tyranny of Tests

    As alienating, distressing and anxiety laden examinations are normalised, the sensitive mind of an educationist looks into the paradox of assessment and the harms that it causes to our children.