Education & India

Thane Richard finds his study abroad experience in India an enormous disappointment.

I recently read an article in Kafila written by some students from St. Stephen’s College in Delhi that really made me think. To quickly summarise, the piece criticised the draconian views of the Principal of St. Stephen’s College regarding curfews on women’s dormitories and his stymieing of his students’ democratic ideals of discussion, protest, and open criticism. The students’ frustration was palpable in the text and their story felt to me like a perfect example of what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object. Except Indian students are not an unstoppable force. Not even close. Read more…

On Education
  1. Lilian Katz
  2. What they don’t teach at Indian Business schools
  3. Letter from a 18 year old student
  4. Calm is the way
  5. Affordable water purification
  6. An Indian view of management
  7. Azim Premji university
  8. RIVER programme
  9. Wipro Applying Thought in Schools
  10. Teaching for Learning
Impediments
  1. Close the gap
  2. System Error

And there are numerous many hurdles. In the end it comes down to an individual to make the change. Systems and societies can not bring about change. 

J Krishnamurti – A dialogue with oneself

J Krishnamurti – Scientific Mind

Advertisements

One thought on “Education & India

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s