Tag: Education

Revamping education system is the need of the hour
Voice of The Reader

Revamping education system is the need of the hour

April 21, 2017

Sir, This refers to T.J.S. George’s article titled “If gangsters have taken over the education ‘industry’ all talk of development in India is bunkum” (SOM dated Apr.4). Corruption and commercialisation of education is responsible for the lowest level of moral standards we are observing today in our country. This is evident from daily news of…

Admission Frenzy…
Columns, In Black & White

Admission Frenzy…

April 8, 2017

Every year just as students are coming out of a nerve-wracking exam season, parents turn into nervous-wrecks with the approaching admission season. And every year during the same time, many Principals, Secretaries and Managing Committee Members of schools suddenly turn into Mughal Emperors. These Sultans preside over a durbar hall lined up with fear-stricken parents,…

If gangsters have taken over the education ‘industry,’ all talk of development in India is bunkum
Columns, Point of View

If gangsters have taken over the education ‘industry,’ all talk of development in India is bunkum

April 4, 2017

By T.J.S. George Education in India is in tatters because of horrendous corruption. This is making the country wobble like a skyscraper detached from its foundations. The authorities ignore the crisis because they are themselves either the destroyers or protectors of the destroyers. Frauds and scoundrels have been having such a field day that it…

Schooling-skills disconnect
Editorial

Schooling-skills disconnect

March 15, 2017

Outlook towards and perception of society’s constituents, especially the currently most-talked-about caste-based components, have got morphed and twisted to suit the selfish gains of all who matter in the land. Scholars quoting scriptures on several occasions to remind people that castes were originally determined by virtue of a person earning a livelihood adopting a specific…

Video shoot of classroom lectures!
Voice of The Reader

Video shoot of classroom lectures!

February 9, 2017

Sir, An ingenious move is in the offing to video shoot for classroom transaction to assess the effectiveness of teaching by a committee of experts, followed by feedback to be given to improve one’s teaching skills ! I may freeze and even hate to play the role of an actor before a camera! This seems…

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