Articles in the Re-considering Curriculum Category
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.
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.
Assessments have become a bad word in our society. At most they qualify as a ‘necessary’ evil. But this needn’t be the case.
In school, we often find that learners need to grapple with concepts and ideas presented in English.
Imparting a peace orientation
Some may fear World War III
Some may fear growing old and bent
But the future I fear …