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  • Nurture curiosity, do not kill it

    Nurture curiosity, do not kill it

    The teacher stopped mid-sentence with, “No questions now, please; it is time for learning”. This way of teaching forces children to miss how to sow seeds followed by the joy of their germination in the garden. It could be a scene in almost any school. Children, full of questions about things that interest them, are learning not to ask them at school. It is not the fault of teachers. They have so many targets to meet.

    February 19, 2021
  • Learning from Home

    Learning from Home

    It is interesting that during the pandemic parents became teachers and started understanding the online learning activities that educational institutions created for their wards ~ a new setup for which parents were not at all ready

    October 12, 2020
  • Changing Face Of Teaching

    Changing Face Of Teaching

    With the advent of new technologies, it is crucial for educators to make significant alterations that help further society

    August 28, 2020
  • Going online

    Going online

    Digital learning platforms, which have currently seen a spike in student enrollment, represent the future of education industry

    May 12, 2020
  • Redefining living

    Redefining living

    To live is to spread boundless love to the hearts dried with the aridity of cynicism, keeping absolutely no room for hatred.

    November 24, 2019
  • In Search of Learning

    In Search of Learning

    Clearly, the court order has been given the short shrift and the children were on Monday driven quicker to the nearest hospital than to the classroom on the first functional day of the week.

    November 14, 2019
  • 5 ways in which gamification can up-skill students

    5 ways in which gamification can up-skill students

    A versatile learning technology, gamification can be used to learn a wide range of subjects.

    July 30, 2019
  • Current way of imparting learning

    Current way of imparting learning

    Self-motivation is an ability to do what needs to be done, without influence from other people or situations. Therefore, it plays a crucial role in the knowledge attainment and academic achievement.

    July 5, 2019
  • Making learning immersive with blended learning

    Making learning immersive with blended learning

    While the typical, traditional face to face training benefit from the social aspects like communication and development of manual skills, digital forms of learning are generally associated with higher degrees of efficiency and flexibility, based specifically on ensuring demands of learnability.

    February 27, 2019
  • Learning as an Enterprise

    Learning as an Enterprise

    Since the 1990s, there has been a massive expansion of India’s higher education sector. In less than 30 years, according to the UGC’s annual report of 2016-17, the number of students enrolled has been a staggering 29.43 million of which girls constitute about 49 per cent. The annual growth-rate in terms of enrolment is about …

    July 4, 2018
  • Mishmash of Learning

    Mishmash of Learning

    Reform seems to be the buzzword in the educational sphere and it is in conformity with the University Grants Commission’s suggestion that Calcutta University has decided to go ahead with the Choice-Based Credit System with effect from the next academic session. Calcutta University wants this system to be followed because it allows students “seamless mobility” …

    June 29, 2018
  • Innovating learning

    Innovating learning

    The world is your classroom…Welcome to Geneo! Sarah Berry reports on the innovative app that makes learning a pleasure

    May 3, 2018
  • Fostering a novel culture of learning

    Fostering a novel culture of learning

    SRM University is envisaged to be a multi-disciplinary institution starting off with programmes in engineering, followed by liberal arts, management, law, medical sciences and pure sciences. P Sathyanarayanan, president of SRM University and a young entrepreneur, lives by the motto “Think big, do big, achieve big”. He has been pivotal in advancing studies, research and …

    March 6, 2018
  • Quality of Learning

    Quality of Learning

    Soon after being appointed as the Chief Inspector of Schools in England in 1884, Matthew Arnold, while visiting a school in London told a class-teacher ~ “You must start teaching the children from where they are, not where you wish they were.” The words were uttered by the distinguished educational thinker well over a century …

    January 30, 2018
  • Subaltern learning

    Subaltern learning

    The Union HRD ministry’s All-India Survey of Higher Education can be greeted with a qualified welcome. It is gratifying to note that the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) has increased from 24.5 per cent in 2015-16 to 25.2 per cent in 2016-17; but any satisfaction on this score must be tempered with the thought that only …

    January 8, 2018
  • Why teenage years may be best time to learn a new skill

    Why teenage years may be best time to learn a new skill

    Teenage years have been known to be inextricably linked to alcohol abuse, reckless behaviour and poor choice in friends.

    December 25, 2017
  • Shift in trends

    Shift in trends

    This year human resources business has taken considerable measures of soul seeking about the way culture, execution and learning and development issues were taken care of in organisations. The coming year is about to witness another huge inner move, but this time the attention is towards developing innovative learning platforms and how they are utilised …

    December 21, 2017