India needs critical thinkers to be the next super power
- The board of trustees exhorting on another instruction approach offers a honest finding and thinks of a major list of things to get. Be that as it may, it gives careful consideration to the humanities and sociologies and strengthens the counter intellectualism of this legislature
- With 65 for each penny of its populace less than 35 years old and 290 million understudies (in schools and colleges), no issue is seemingly more basic for India’s future than instruction. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) built up a board in October to concoct thoughts for another instruction arrangement which the NDA plans to declare. The advisory group was driven by previous bureau secretary TSR Subramanian, three other resigned government workers Shailaja Chandra, Seva Ram Sharma, Sudhir Mankad, and material science teacher and educationist JS Rajput. Read more…
- Reference article: http://www.hindustantimes.com/analysis/can-india-have-a-future-without-critical-thinkers/story-0fkofaGoIj7Rtjsd1EJCcM.html
- Founded by a group of IIMA alumni, with ample personal experience of educational institutions, Educational Initiatives (EI) is an effort to ensure every child learns with understanding. Established in 2001, Educational Initiatives believes in making a difference in education through personalized learning and ensuring that students learn with understanding. EI has over 15 years of expertise in education, with a deep understanding of child psychology and efficient methods of teaching, based on detailed research and a formidable database of student learning through ASSET. Our detailed research has proven that children today respond to rote-based questions relatively well, however, they fail to answer unfamiliar or application based questions due to unclear core concepts.
Originally published at blog.ei-india.com on December 7, 2016.