JS Rajput

JS Rajput

Eternal wisdom of Swami Vivekananda

Eternal wisdom of Swami Vivekananda

Thursday, 13 January 2022 | JS Rajput

The way to counter the erosion in moral, ethical and humanistic values is to refocus learning process on character formation & value inculcation The mere mention of Swami Vivekananda inspires and energises the young and old alike. In his sojourn of mere four decades on this planet, he projected ‘true India’...

Milestones in education

Monday, 07 October 2019 | JS Rajput

Learning does not just mean textbooks, transaction and evaluation. It has to also achieve an attitudinal transformation, needed to ensure the very survival of humanity A couple of decades ago, during an international conference on education and teachers’ development, a much-admired and sought-after speaker summarised learning, its transfer, acquisition of knowledge and...

Create a base for trust

Thursday, 05 September 2019 | JS Rajput

Teachers’ Day is an occasion to not only recall the past but also to analyse present-day positions and think about how tradition could be reinterpreted in modern contexts This year, on Teachers’ Day, everyone would be talking about the Draft National Education Policy (NEP), which is awaiting finalisation. People would also...

For the sake of democracy

Saturday, 24 August 2019 | JS Rajput

Decades after the Indian republic was founded, citizens today are worried about the increasing erosion of credibility of elected representatives who continue enjoying legislative privileges In a democracy, citizens enjoy the privilege of casting their vote to elect representatives. In India, we elect leaders right from the panchayat level to the...

Triple talaq turnaround

Friday, 09 August 2019 | JS Rajput

The new legislation is a great opportunity to think of education that can nourish and nurture mutual understanding among people, religions and communities It was indeed revealing to observe the defenders of triple talaq making pathological attempts to overcome the embarrassment they now face all around after the passage of a...

Language conundrum

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | JS Rajput

Several committees and commissions have emphasised the importance of the mother tongue medium. It is to be seen what comes of it in the final education policy The report to UNESCO of the International Commission on Education for the 21st Century was released at the session of the International Bureau of...

Glimmer of hope

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 | JS Rajput

The draft New Education Policy intends to introduce broad reforms. But for it to be successful, the objectives of teacher preparation must be achieved effectively It was indeed very encouraging that on the very first day of his taking over the charge of the Indian education system, the new Human Resource...

Learn, unlearn and re-learn

Tuesday, 04 June 2019 | JS Rajput

The Modi-led new Government deserves six tension-free months to put its plans and promises in action mode. Meanwhile, the Opposition must set its own house in order Narendra Modi 2.0 has begun on a triumphant note for the BJP and its allies.  Obviously, it has come as a shock to ‘seasoned’...

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