The article looks at the National Education Policy 2020 with a critical perspective and raises some important questions around the promises it makes and the issues it leaves unresolved.
The article engages with the need to make school level science more inclusive and egalitarian and listen to the aspirations of children from diverse backgrounds.
An important goals of education is to lay the foundation for a society based on equality, peace and justice.
The Neo-liberal agenda has reduced the teacher into a facilitator or service-provider and the learner into a mere client.
The discoveries that one makes in life, the teachers that one encounters and the perspectives and worldview that one develops throughout this journey defines what kind of teacher one shapes up into.
Kerala’s historically consistent top rank in terms of its literacy rate has much to do with a sustained emphasis on democratising education and generating public awareness.
Education has to play a very significant role in building a society premised on the ethos of equality and justice.
The article looks at how the pandemic has opened up a plethora of challenges before the teaching community and even those who are soon to join the vocation.
Empty classrooms are a reality as the times call for a shift to the online mode, this redefines the very essence of an intimate, face to face student-teacher relationship.
The vocation of teaching is an act of contentedness. A passionate pedagogue touches the soul of the learner and ignites the flame of knowledge. Here is the story of a creative teacher who discovers herself through her vocation each day.