Those who have read John Holt can appreciate How Children Fail and How Children Learn in school. But now under the dins of globalisation and the rehtoric of Millenium Development Indian schools,…Continue
Government seems to be only fulfilling its obligation of bringing all children into schools and retaining them there by providing all possible incentives- food, dress, books, shoes etc. But the question of ensuring quality has been forgotten. Quantity, measurement, record keeping, display of different figures etc. have taken the whole time and enrgy of the teachers. Poor education for children of the poor!
I wonder how the so called educated members of elite and the governments manned by their kinds allow education to reinforce the societal divisions. There exists two distinct sets of educational system, one for helping the moneyed people to secure good salaried jobs and the other for spreading mere literacy among majority of low-income groups. This is sheer dishonesty and hypocrisy on the part of the political leaders, educationists and planners vis-a-vis the tall talks about the subject.…Continue