Home Education Editorial (page 4)

Editorial

Campus Flare ups: Under invested education & Student Distress major contributors

The one great divide in well meaning and intelligent people in our society is about defining the fundamental purpose of education right from school to university. While most people have the generic view that education is knowledge assimilation and creation and therefore an intrinsic force which illuminates mind and human spirit with greater understanding and ideation for progressive civilizational values …

Reflection on 30th Anniversary of the UN’s Rights for children Convention

This year’s International Children’s Day (November 20) also marks 30 years of the UN General Assembly adopting the Convention on this day in 1989.  Subsequently, it came into force on 2 September 1990 and currently, 196 countries are party to it except the United States. Leave alone the global scene and statistics for a moment, the progress made by our …

The good and bad of micro ‘education policies’ interventions in practice need research

The whole of India was elated and filled with pride with son of the soil Prof Abhijit Banerjee, now an American, sharing this year’s Economic Sciences Nobel Prize with Prof Esther Duflo, his wife and colleague at MIT along with Prof Michael Kremer of Harvard University, for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.  Banerjee and Dutto are cofounders of …

Chandrayaan 2 mission is good for future of STEM education

Between September 7 and 8, Chandrayaan 2 mission, almost became a cult. Quite unprecedentedly, science or space science bonded and inspired a 1.25 billion people nation as never before. The soft landing of the lander, Vikram, with a rover (Pragyan) in its womb, was watched and followed much like a immersive high drama suspense movie where you’re not sure of …

Draft NEP 19 has provided a big opportunity to arrive at India’s national education identity, agenda and goals

The talk and seeding of a New Education Policy (NEP) took birth with the release of BJP election manifesto in 2014. The mammoth exercise that has gone into it thus far began a year after. In January 2015, BJP-led NDA government honored this promise and announced NEP formulation. It invigorated the discussion and debate over shortcomings in education systems and …

1...345...10Page 4 of 10

Monthly Magazine : click to Read

Archives