Friday, May 20, 2022

The Soul of Education

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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...

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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’

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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

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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

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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...

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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

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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.

The New Education Policy and the Hype over Early Childhood Care...

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Through the help of personal reflections, the article analyses the NEP 2020's vision of early childhood care and education.
Syed Issaq standing in his library which contained thousands of books across religions.

Wage Labourer Builds Library, Displays Miraculous Determination to Rebuild it After...

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Syed Issaq's library containing thousands of books on different religions of the world was recently burnt down by a mob of miscreants, but he is determined to rebuild this site of hope despite the odds.
A.S. Neill at Summerhill School with children engaged in an activity in the backdrop.Image:YouTube

A Beacon of Hope-Summerhill

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Summerhill is a book about the celebrated English boarding school named Summerhill School and has been written by its headmaster A. S. Neill. It is through this book that the educationist introduced his ideas to the American public. Here is an engaging and exhaustive reflection on the book by acclaimed educationist Arvind Gupta.