Thursday, January 27, 2022

Expanding the Parameters of Learning beyond Fixed Notions

Individuals have different potentials and standardized markers cannot determine their talents. We need a system of education that acknowledges and builds on the diverse ways in which individuals are gifted.

Book Review| Danger: SCHOOL!A Powerful and Artistic Commentary on our Schools

Children spend precious years of their lives in schools often without even equipping themselves with the curiosity to learn or the inquisitively to explore.

The Resurgence of Ed-Tech Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic: Implications for an...

With e-learning becoming the overarching norm amid the pandemic, here is a thorough look at its implications, challenges and dilemmas for our times.

From Learning Happiness to Happiness While Learning: Reflections on the Happiness...

Government of NCT of Delhi has introduced the ‘Happiness Curriculum’ to make schools less stressful and much happier spaces for children through mindfulness, storytelling and self-expression. Can such a curriculum percolate to the lived realities of all these children?

What Sort of Schools Are You Searching For, Dear Parents?

EDUCATION As the anxiety over children's admission into nursery classes becomes infectious, the author appeals to the parents to reflect on the 'goodness' of 'good' schools.

Worrying Policy-Trends in School Education: Challenges and Dilemmas

For the populace of 490 million children born in India in this new millennium, the majority of whom are poor, the dream and hope of equitable school education continues to elude.