Wednesday, January 26, 2022


A look at the ‘Desh ke Mentor’ Program

This article tries to understand the “Desh ke Mentor” initiative under Youth for Education (YFE) program of the Delhi government.

Stop Teaching Students How To Write Answers, Teach Them to Think for Themselves

An overt emphasis on mechanical reproduction of bookish answers robs learning of its essence, can we rethink education to make it more organic?

On Fear and Freedom: The Irresistible Jiddu Krishnamurti

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

If a University Could Speak

The UGC insists on conducting final year examinations amid the pandemic, what is the teaching-learning community thinking on this issue?
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.

In the Backdrop of Campus Violence, “Politically Awakened” Students are the Real Problem

From Jamia Milia Islamia to JNU as students launch anti-Centre protests,HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal says campuses shouldn’t be turned into “political battlefields.”

Does Wisdom Matter?

Professor Guy Claxton's current work focuses on the development of infused approaches to the cultivation of positive lifelong learning dispositions in schools. His research makes us realize the importance of wisdom in education.

Unraveling the Mystery of ‘Standardization’

Standardization often acts like am equalizer for differences, but in many cases it may lead to the ruthless destruction of diversity and uniqueness. How do we strike the right balance?
Fatima Lateef

The Teacher as the New Villain: Seeing Beyond the Binaries

While discriminatory and prejudiced practices may be rampant, one cannot deny the extremely empowering presence of some teachers as catalysts for transformation.

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