Category: Education

Dalits and their Right to Education in India

Education in India is a primary issue and making education reach the neglected ones is a issue of main concern. Dalits have been fighting this battle for a long period now. In spite of many efforts made by the Government, they continue to lack access to education and their status remains unchanged. Notwithstanding the constitution […]

Designing Curriculum: Curriculum Implementation

When we talk of curriculum, the word that strikes our mind is ‘educational institutions’. A layman’s definition of curriculum involves something related to a course or a programme of study incorporating the syllabus, the modulus operandi the extra and the intra class activities. Derived from the Latin word “currere” which means “to run”, the word […]

Virtual Learning Environment in Schools

In ancient India, schools were in the form of gurukul. Gurukuls were traditional residential schools where the students acquired virtues of life and gave up on the vices. This system underwent a lot of changes from the Mughal period to the British rule. British rule swept in the system of modern schooling in India introducing […]

Current Scenario for Vocationalisation of Education in India

The Division, India, and Bharat! The division between the educated and the illiterate, between the urban and the rural, the successful and the unemployed, the organized factory worker and the landless laborer, is growing day by day. It is almost like we have two nations, co- existing and cooperating to some extent on the same […]

Introduction of the grading system in schools in India: How far it is successful?

Enter 2009, the year for the paradigm shift in the Indian education system. A lot of new assessment systems were being considered for this next big change (percentile system, grading system et al.) Eventually in 2010, the CBSE decided to do away with the evaluation system of marks to give way for grades (In this […]

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