Stan Swamy was a well-know human rights activist from India who passed away recently. He was serving his term in jail for his alleged involvement in the Elgar Parishad case and was not granted bail on medical grounds.
Technology oriented solutions have been introduced in teacher education during campus closure period since March 2020. This article explores notions of student-teachers on use of edtech in teaching particularly its impact on development of teacher agency.
On International Women’s Day Professor Avijit Pathak looks at Satyajit Ray’s Mahanagar—a film released in 1963, and finds a nuanced language of love, courage and femininity which, as he argues, makes Ray’s visual narrative immensely relevant even in contemporary times.
In this exhaustive piece, the author has revisited Tagore’s novel Ghare Baire and Ray’s cinematic representation of the novel; here is an attempt to understand the tales of human emotions and aspirations.
On the occasion of Rabindranath Tagore’s birth anniversary The New Leam sent a series of questions to Professor Avijit Pathak . His responses throw light on the poet, his literary and philosophic creations, his educational practices and his engagement with Mahatma Gandhi.