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  • Creating independent learners

    Creating independent learners

    Higher educational institutions must emphasise inquiry-based mindset, the ability to be critical, analytical and creative which is underpinned by team-working ability, leadership and digital skills.

    October 9, 2018
  • Learner as Marks-ist

    Learner as Marks-ist

    The problem with the orthodox education system is the assembly-line production of degree and diploma-holders, with no real value. The focus is always on mechanical transfer of facts and information through learning by rote. The emphasis is more on passing an exam and scoring high marks. The overriding objective of the learner is to figure …

    August 13, 2018
  • A red test for the young

    A red test for the young

    Recently I had occasion to ask a number of young university graduates, at an interview, a question which I thought a fair test of their knowledge of India and general awareness. I asked them to name two red-flowered trees, or at least one. Mind you, it was not a tricky question. We have no less …

    December 17, 2017