What can Kabir, a 15th Century saint poet, offer to schools? From his poetry to the films on his life and teachings made by Shabnam Virmani, there is a whole range that the Kabir Project has on offer. This article takes a look at the several resources that are available.
Category: November 2010
And the wheel turns…
A former student recalls the wonderful days spent in the company of one particular teacher who inspired her. This moving narrative teaches us several lessons that must be imbibed by all.
What the well-dressed male is wearing
This month’s column focuses on how the men of action, particularly from the military, have influenced the world of fashion .
A Korean adventure
Learning is an individual experience. An enterprising teacher should be ready to innovate and change his strategy in tune with the atmosphere of the class.
Thinking about Teach For India
A major transformation is taking place in the field of education with top graduates and professionals stepping in to impart learning to the less fortunate. This movement called ‘Teach for India’ is making an impact in two cities in Maharashtra and promises to get bigger. However some questions and concerns still need to be addressed. Shaheen Mistri, CEO of TFI, in an interview, talks about her plans and her vision to ensure that all children receive an excellent education. Anu Aga, CEO of Thermax, explains why the human element is important in education, and is passionately committed to the cause of primary education.
Gearing up for the second term
As schools resume after a short holiday and a period of festivities, it is time to hit the books again and gear up for a second term of study, cultural activities and a race to complete the syllabus.