School education: what students say

Michel Danino
It is an open secret that India’s school system, a legacy of the colonial era, needs to be overhauled if it is to meet the needs of a modern and largely young nation.

‘Teaching profession in a crisis’

Vasantha Surya
As Director of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), Prof. Krishna Kumar has brought to his position an awareness of the systemic realities in Indian society’s approach towards Education for All.

What assessments can be

Sridhar Rajagopalan
Assessments have become a bad word in our society. At most they qualify as a ‘necessary’ evil. But this needn’t be the case.

The misunderstood child

Shruti Sircar
In school, we often find that learners need to grapple with concepts and ideas presented in English.

What shall we tell the children?

Imparting a peace orientation Mini Krishnan Some may fear World War III Some may fear growing old and bent But the future I fear the most Is a continued present Christine Pangen (age 15) The greatest concern of adults is Read More …

A truly vast canvas

Dr V Yoga Jyotsna
Former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam and a galaxy of intellectuals envisioned a “developed India” by the year 2020.

A space for communication

Sandhya Siddharth
A school represents an organic web of relationships between teachers, administrators, students, parents and the community.