Sunday, September 27, 2020

    Education, Societal Heritage and the Peculiar Case of Haryana

    EDUCATION/The role of education in improving the condition of a state and allowing it to move on the track of development has been widely accepted. But in case of Haryana there are multiple dimensions to the percolation of education and their associated impact upon the social ethos.

    Loving to Read and Reading to Love

    FROM THE TEACHER’S PODIUM Reading is central to the development of the learner’s mind, and when this habit is developed from an early age it...

    True Education and not Literacy is the Need of the Times

    The colonial administration focused on an education system meant to be produce non-reflexive, law-abiding citizens, but even today why does the education system fail to cultivate rational thinking and creative imagination?

    Deconstructing ‘Moral’ Education and its Relevance for Our Times

    Moral education is a much contested terrain; nevertheless it is a theme that has captured the attention of educationists from the beginning of time. In the contemporary situation it becomes crucial for us to redefine its meaning, and innovate it to suit the challenges of the present times. The article that follows shows us the path by throwing light on this interesting and compelling theme.

    An Ode to the Vocation of Teaching

    The act of teaching is essentially a spiritual act. The work of a teacher is to touch the being of the learner and enable her to discover the treasures that lie undiscovered. Here a teacher pleads for retaining the distinctiveness of the vocation of teaching and invites students to the vocation. Amrita Sastry
    Education for women

    Women’s Education: A Contrast Between the Colonial and Contemporary Period

    Education for women is an important step in the development and growth of a society, yet it continues to be a neglected domain from the colonial period till the present times.

    Learning as the cultivation of the Integrated Self: revisiting the John...

    Teachers often wonder why children don’t learn what they teach. Why do children fail? What should be the nature of classroom discourse? In a...

    A Glass Prison for Teachers: The Hardships and Difficulties that Paint...

    The following article looks at the difficulties and the hardships that the teachers of Sheo, Rajasthan face on a day to day basis. This is reflexive of the greater issues that Indian teachers in remote areas have to go through.

    The Ecstasy of Studying Sociology*

    In this lucid/illuminating piece, Professor Avijit Pathak has inspired young learners to celebrate sociology, and relate books and theories to lived experiences. Prof. Avijit Pathak

    Teaching – a delightful vocation

    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.