Say it in Your Own Words

Remember why the good Lord made your eyes Let nothing evade your eyes Plagiarise, plagiarise, plagiarise! – Tom Lehrer, Harvard mathematician That rather tongue-in-cheek advice from a modern-day satirist-songster seems to have become the rule for many writers of the Read More …

In the Spirit of Things

As many of us get ready for the half-yearly exams, we are also wondering with trepidation whether we will be able to instill a sense of seriousness in our wards, anxious about completing board syllabi, and possibly, recovering from a Read More …

A New Phase

This issue marks a sort of rebirth for Teacher Plus – the taking on of a new visual identity that is in some ways more contemporary. The “look and feel” of the magazine is different, fitting in more closely with Read More …

An Uncommon Cause

Pawan Singh In the global village, the local is slowly being forgotten as privatisation increasingly informs development agendas. The Indian education system is an example of how this process is taking place, as government schools languish for want of better Read More …

The Teacher as a Professional

Meghana Rao Why should the teacher be perceived as a professional? Of all professions, teaching is perhaps the most complex and the most difficult to practise. It is the only profession that nurtures human skills and capacities which help societies Read More …