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In my previous blog, i mentioned that technology should not be the focus of India’s educational strategy. Having said that, i think technology can play an important role in addressing the educational issues, if used the right way. With over … Continue reading
I just spent the past 3 months in India looking at the education system and how ICT could play a role in improving student outcomes. After countless discussions with local scholars, school visits, teacher interviews, and conversations with students and … Continue reading
I was fortunate to get a research fellowship from Georgetown University this summer to go to India and learn/discuss some of the educational issues in India. I just got back from my 3-month stint, and i wanted to share the things … Continue reading
There has been a lot of talk lately on the use of technology replacing teachers in schools. Although all this sounds very “cool”, “hi-tech”, and revolutionary 21st century thinking, we should not lose sight of the importance of “human … Continue reading
The challenges in the Indian education system are enormous, and there are no simple answers! Educational issues are very complicated here – lots of reasons for that – some social, some cultural, some political and some economic. And frankly i think India … Continue reading
Based on research on the human brain, it is globally acknowledged that the first 6-8 years of a child’s life are the most critical years for lifelong development. The research also indicates that if these early years are not … Continue reading
It is well documented that the quality of basic public education in India is pathetic! The latest ASER report 2010 clearly shows that. And the newly passed Right to Education (RTE) Act has made things worse by neglecting this very … Continue reading
India passed the Right To Education (RTE) Act in April, 2010, with the idea to provide compulsory education for every child under the 6-14 age group in India. Although the thought of education for all is a good one, the … Continue reading
After visiting the “Technology for Education Expo” in New Delhi last week, i realized that the new buzz words in India when it comes to education is “Digital” or “Technology for Education”. The visit to the Expo was an eye-opening … Continue reading