As the economy flourishes and the requirement for manpower grows, career guidance centres have stepped in trying to introduce courses to hone the skills of prospective candidates. This trend will continue and trickle down to schools trying to connect young learners directly to industry.
The introduction of CCE has meant giving up certain old rituals and systems that we were all comfortable with. But with CCE here to stay we have no choice but to embrace this change.
Whether we like it or not CCE is here to stay. For those of us who find it difficult to shift focus from the old style of evaluation to this more demanding one this article tells us how we can begin to continuously and comprehensively evaluate children.
Seetha Anand Vaidyam
Recently the newspapers reported the death of a 13 year old boy who was canned by his teacher for misbehaving in class. Why is it that we still have teachers in this country who believe that corporal punishment is the only way of disciplining a child? There is an urgent need to ensure that teachers are sensitive to children.