JS Rajput

JS Rajput

Key to quality learning

Key to quality learning

Monday, 14 January 2019 | JS Rajput

If norms under the RTE Act are scrutinised, most government schools will be de-recognised. Changes in the Act may bring some accountability in the elementary education system An amendment to the Right to Education Act (RTE-2009) passed earlier by the Lok Sabha in 2018 has also been passed by the Rajya...

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...

Education system in distress

Education system in distress

Monday, 10 September 2018 | JS Rajput

India’s educational sector is heavily polluted. There is a need to revitalise it. While prevailing malpractices must be curbed, we must also look around and observe as to how education has improved globally Quality of education and suitability of its products determine the efficacy, pace of progress and development in various...

lessons in sports education

lessons in sports education

Monday, 27 August 2018 | JS Rajput

Over the years, an increased emphasis on academic learning and scoring marks has led to a skewed attitude towards sport in general. This needs to be countered. Sports not only nourish character but also build nations India celebrates as one close-knit family as media transmits the nest of first gold medal...

Education sans unscrupulous elements

Education sans unscrupulous elements

Monday, 13 August 2018 | JS Rajput

Our education system is bereft of its basic moorings. For any change to happen, we must first set our own house in order. Any other initiative will yield results only when that has been achieved This morning, like every morning, I looked for educational news and found plenty of it. All...

Mantra of an educational centre

Monday, 30 July 2018 | JS Rajput

Entrusting 20 institutions under the ‘Institutions of Eminence’ category alone will not do any good in reforming the education sector in India. Intellectual leadership and professional autonomy are the only way out It is now widely recognised that India must have a presence in the international ranking of higher education institutions. ...

Key tenets of interfaith education

Monday, 16 July 2018 | JS Rajput

In a globalised interconnected world, conflicts are bound to rise manifold if not countered. Education is the key to create a global family that accepts equality of all faiths and religions. We must nourish our children Now that the infamous Aryan invasion theory stands busted scientifically, there should be no hesitation...

learning from Emergency

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 | JS Rajput

The Emergency is the darkest chapter in Independent India’s history. The very description of democracy in textbooks would remain deficient if the learner is not educated through its example A courageous judgement on electoral malpractice indulged in by the Prime Minister to win her lok Sabha seat in the 1971 General...

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Globe Trotting

20 January 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Sharif not completely well, says special medical board

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Bangladesh PM Hasina says Govt will work for all

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer