Reviving the economy, the five trillion moonshot, and the state of the slowdown, are all exercising the best of minds across economics and business. We have mulched though the need for structural changes, through systemic effects, and through the nudges required to wake sluggish demand. Suggestions are pouring in from experts, and all of these […]
Turn 1: What do you see. I see a world that is new to me What is remarkable in what you see I see a pain point known to me Known to you or can others see? Seen by many but beyond the scree Can you stumble past and get it for me And fix […]
If Education was a start up, the Minimum Viable Product would be a teacher. The teacher is the pivot of learning – and all attempts to replace a teacher with technology have learnt this lesson again – you may create a centre of knowledge, you may make it look like a traditional lecture, or even […]
Teachers Matter Every year Teacher’s day comes and goes with its range of soppy wishes, bright eyed optimism, wearied cynicism and then come the stragglers with their stories of good and bad teachers. Those who made us, and those who broke us. What none of us deny is that these teachers mattered. What teachers deny […]
The NEP as drafted does not present a grand vision for the Future of Education in India. It needs to deliver overarching goals and a sense of what Indian Education must look like in the future. This vision must be a distinct step ahead of what we see today – else why is the NEP […]
The New Education Policy is turning out to be quite a production. It is taking its time. Surprisingly that came after the tough new innovative part was accomplished. For once, the policymakers decided to listen to the people who actually ran education – the teachers and the administrators. The process for this started over a […]
The two questions that school – and education are supposed to answer are: ‘How much do you know?’, and, ‘What can you do with what you know?’. Entire school systems are based on answering either one or the other question, or so we believe. The hearsay goes like this – Indian (and countries of the […]
Which is more kind to the student – to give them another chance to achieve and be at par with their peers by learning level or to keep them with their cohort of peers by age? Does the question not answer itself if asked in the context of learning? In life, in games, in social […]
There was a statistic in India that puzzled many of us for long. This was the enrolment number in primary school education which was stated to be 116% (at it’s peak) a few years ago. How can 116% of students eligible to enter primary school be at school? Rephrasing: it means that for every 100 […]
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