Reclaiming Shiksha

Manish Jain “Real democracy is not about being able to choose one’s rulers. Real democracy starts with being able to choose one’s teachers.” – Dayal Chand Soni (adapted from Mewari language) My family and I have made a decision not Read More …

School as an Organic Unit

Anandhi Kumar The whole is greater than the sum of its parts – The Bhagavad Gita I was once the class teacher of a group of students who will, for all time, remain the best of my teachers. The class Read More …

Cut, Copy, Paste

Usha Raman Plagiarism – the intentional or unintentional use of material from another source without acknowledgment – has become a “rot” that has set into Indian society, especially into the educational system. While this happens more often than not because 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 …