Monday, May 23, 2022

The Gentle Man who Taught Infinity By Sheshagiri K M

The Gentle Man who Taught Infinity The pedagogue is no less than a magician who transforms the life of the student in uncountable ways; here...

 No Shoes and Socks: The Bihar School Examination Board Looks at...

BOARD EXAMINATION Bihar Board Examinations are being conducted and from this year students are not allowed to wear shoes and socks inside the hall to decrease the possibility of cheating. Examinations generate anxiety and pressure and thus cheating cannot be contextualised in a void.

Remembering Gandhi: The Pedagogue

The Gandhian approach to education was one of action and not one of bookish study. This is exemplified in his keeping vocational activities, particularly the making of handicrafts, at the centre of the school curriculum in Nai Talim.

9 in 10 LGBTQ+ students say they hear homophobic language at...

A majority of students from the LGBTQ community face bullying, teasing and assault on a day to day basis in their learning communities, how should this be handled?

English as Empowerment? Karnataka’s Answer is Bilingual Classrooms

Karnataka government schools strike balance between Kannada and English as mediums of instruction.

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

Flip it around!

Not everything is dead. It is possible for a teacher to arouse the child’s imagination; it is possible to generate poetry in a science class. In this article—written with immense clarity and conviction, a Chemistry teacher takes us to the realm of pedagogic revolution.

Can the Government Afford to Ignore Bihar’s Protesting School Teachers?

A protest by school teachers of Bihar for equal pay scales at Jantar Mantar, points to a looming education crisis.

Hindus and Muslims Belong Together: Why Our Schools Don’t Understand

At a school in Wazirabad, Hindus and Muslims compose two different sections; amidst an already fractured national consciousness has schooling failed its inclusive purpose? Ananya Pathak

Understanding How Gender Barriers Impact Subject Choices in School Education

The article tries to examine gender biases that impacts subject choices in school education impacting the lives of countless women in India and the world.