JS Rajput

JS Rajput

Elements of educational change

Elements of educational change

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 | JS Rajput

The foundation for a new education system must rest on several factors that influence learning deeply — good teachers, dynamic curriculum and an emotional bond between teachers, learners and their school Education systems are under stress even in educationally developed societies. This is inevitable, as by its very nature, education is...

Winners bereft of success

Monday, 28 May 2018 | JS Rajput

For a majority of power-hungry politicians, people, progress, prosperity and peace are on the back-burner. Survival in politics and gaining power is the only consideration. All of this must stop When India was gasping under the excesses of Emergency imposed by a democratically elected Prime Minister, everyone knew it was a...

Education for change

Monday, 14 May 2018 | JS Rajput

Environmental education as a separate subject shouldn’t fall victim to the need for reducing the curriculum load. The subject is vital for comprehension of existing global concerns A major policy issue that has been pending for over two decades now deserves a decision in the context of the formulation of the...

Global education in Indian context

Monday, 30 April 2018 | JS Rajput

Apart from national challenges, India’s new education policy must gel appropriately with global concerns and initiatives. lower standards of learning have certainly dented India’s credibility India eagerly awaits its new national education policy. The education sector is faced with numerous challenges. While it can claim huge advances in terms of increasing...

Education must acculturate

Monday, 02 April 2018 | JS Rajput

Sexual harassment is a serious problem for students at all educational levels. Schools must have targeted policies to curb these troubling incidents Practically every day one confronts reports on sexual harassment, suicides, acid attacks, and even rape and murders. This particular day as I peruse items of my particular interest —...

Challenge of reshaping textbooks

Monday, 19 March 2018 | JS Rajput

The Government’s decision to drop curriculum load is welcome but not enough. lighter textbooks with relevant course work and better teachers can well be the recipe for improved learning It is indeed encouraging that textbooks are under discussion on a nation-wide scale, consequent to the decision of the Union Government to...

Academic overhaul challenge

Monday, 05 March 2018 | JS Rajput

The Government’s decision to reduce NCERT syllabus by half is a well-considered decision that will bring much relief to the students but it is going to be a tight rope walk for MHRD The recent announcement on reducing the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) curriculum by one-half indicates...

Eradicate the malaise of copying

Monday, 19 February 2018 | JS Rajput

The Uttar Pradesh Government must be applauded for launching a crackdown on the notorious  ‘nakal mafia'. It must now formulate strategies for a real transformation of the education system Uttar Pradesh, the most populous State of the Indian Union, is conducting its annual class X and XII school board examinations. There...

State Editions

Inbrief

22 September 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh

Students lock Khalikote varsity gate

22 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Int’l Folk Festival to be held in Panchkula on Sept 27

22 September 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh

Pb to clear Rs 56 cr dues of sugarcane farmers

22 September 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh

Sunday Edition

The Tamil Nadu political churn

16 September 2018 | Kumar Chellapan | Agenda

The unexplored Guwahati

16 September 2018 | Somen Sengupta | Agenda

Stuck in the loop of history

16 September 2018 | TANYA MAlIK | Agenda

A rare Ray treat

16 September 2018 | ANUBHAV PRADHAN | Agenda

Culture Lane

16 September 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda

oddlyenough

16 September 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda