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Real Meaning of Education

The time has come to contemplate whether we can separate education from the culture and civilisation of this Country….. The very step of a child to seek education in a formal set-up need just “a lovely look” of an educator…

Right to Individuality

Attributes like respect, discipline, truthfulness, finesse and an endless list of moral values are expected from well-groomed children. Parents and Schools are supposed to train the new generation. ‘Respect your elders’, we chant like a mantra. Thus ‘Age’ is implied…

Of Praise and Punishment

‘Learning by Doing’ or ‘Hands–on Learning’ has become the new chant of most new schools today. The child is loaded with a deluge of praise and the fear of the loss of certain opportunities of fun as punishment. It is…

Approval Vs. Authority

‘We go to school to learn!’ This is one of the most obvious statements that schools are associated with. However, every toddler, setting foot into a school building for the first time, has already acquired and even mastered at times…

Well Begun is Half Done

Most of us agree that beginnings have a lasting impact on the process as well as the outcome of any activity. While choosing a school for a toddler in the pre-primary years, decisions are often made on misplaced objectives. One…