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Must for Essay:- School education in an uncertain world

''Imagine a world where everyone’s livelihood depends on success in some sport. Everyone can learn and train till they are 18. Then they have to choose to play some sport. But 99% do not get to play the sport they choose, they play a sport that is willing to accept them.'' Here is the all-important… Continue reading Must for Essay:- School education in an uncertain world

Editorials, Essay, GS-2, Uncategorized

Draft National Education Policy

Objective The National Education Policy 2016 envisages creation of a credible education system capable of ensuring       Inclusive quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all       Producing students/graduates equipped with the knowledge, skills, attitude and values that are required to lead a productive life       Participate in the country’s development process       Respond to the ever changing requirements… Continue reading Draft National Education Policy

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How efficient is Indian education?

Livemint Issue There is a need to develop a system where efficiency of our education system can be measured. Context With Right to Education (RTE) Act and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, the goal of ensuring universal primary education has been  aggressively pursued, and a significant quantitative impact in terms of the enrolment ratio has been seen.… Continue reading How efficient is Indian education?

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Researching education

India in a big need for research in education sector, to improve quality of education. Research Two kinds of research can be done in education.   Second type of research is usually done by economists, political scientists, sociologists and scholars from similar intellectual backgrounds. In India nobody is bothered about first type of research, very… Continue reading Researching education

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Education key to quality public representation

Many believe that while acceptability of democracy continues to be unquestionable, there is enough empirical evidence suggesting that efficacy of democratic governance has always remained doubtful. Poor functional ability of the elected representatives is the main reason behind this. The question of palpable tensions between electability and functional ability of an elected representative has always… Continue reading Education key to quality public representation

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The illusion of equity in the classroom

India is home to 19% of the world’s children. What this means is that India has the world’s largest number of youngsters, which is largely beneficial, especially as compared to countries like China, which has an ageing population. The not-so-good news is that India also has one-third of the world’s illiterate population. It’s not as… Continue reading The illusion of equity in the classroom

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Minority status to Universities: Is it necessary?

Last week an issue, which has always been controversial was reopened. It is about whether Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia Mila Islamia were minority universities. The government has said that Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia Millia Islamia are not minority educational institutions. In the case of AMU, the Attorney General has argued that this is… Continue reading Minority status to Universities: Is it necessary?