Sunday, December 4, 2022
Shortage of school teachers casts a cloud over Bihar Govt’s policies
  Aurahi Middle School in Purnea, around 300 km away from the state capital, with 672 students has only seven teachers – one teacher for every 100 students. Teachers here often take combined classes for two...
Grim prospects for education
If we have any more trouble in store for us post-pandemic we never know. But while the world is still grappling with the herculean challenges in the second year into the covid-19 epidemic amidst discovery...
Constricted childhood a crucial front in war on Covid
  As India scrambles through the second and tougher wave of Covid19 there are anxieties not only related to the crumbling healthcare system but also prolonged home confinement especially for children into their second consecutive year...
Examination assessment of students
  In one of the most awaited decisions, and probably one of the most sensible ones, taken this week, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has cancelled Class 12 examinations while shelving 10th board till...
  The move was long overdue. The Delhi Government has taken a big leap when it announced the formation of its own board for secondary education, Delhi Board of School Education (DBSE) in place of the...
  India is home to brilliant scientists, doctors, engineers, philosophers, and writers. But, the country is also home to scores of rote learners. These students memorise by heart the concepts they are taught, rather than understanding...
Online Classes induced innovation in Covid
  Eight months have passed since Coronavirus, better known as Covid-19, broke out. While the pandemic is still creating ripples in the world, it is posing a big challenge to India’s education system. The lockdown imposed...
  Boredom at times leads to creativity… It might sound weird, but it’s indeed the most critical aspect of today’s hyperactive but sensitive lifestyle. It is no different to children. Life today has become so absorbing that...
  Round-the-clock TV channels had already turned homes into virtual theatres. Children, as young as 2-year old, could be seen mimicking dialogues and singing and dancing to the tunes of Bollywood numbers. Reality TV programmes opened...
  "Most of the subjects taught at the college do not have relevance outside the classroom. After studying hard memorising text of hundreds of pages as the students find the education they have attained would not...