Category Archives: Education

Good bye Teaching !

Onboard flight – 9W2306, 7th June 2008. I was never destined to be a teacher trainer. It happened by chance. A sweet twist of fate, an unwished destiny. In fact I feel I have hardly made choices in my life. … Continue reading

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Yet another one

I have been studying continuously (and appearing for exams) for the past 22 years continuously. Ever since I got out of school, I have hardly studied before appearing for the exam. Be it the CETs or the final examinations. I … Continue reading

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Farewell to my first batch

Friday was the farewell for the first batch of students I taught. And I am definately keeping my fingers crossed for their performance 😛 This one year has taught me more than what I had learnt in the 3 years … Continue reading

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Proud to be a teacher

Yes I am. And here is why. Well, I make kids work harder than they ever thought they could. I make kids wonder. I make them question. I make them criticize. I make them apologize and mean it. I make … Continue reading

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Should we introduce corporate culture in schools?

Ours is a secular nation with a highly demanding value system. There are certain norms and ethics set for each role a human plays in our society. How well does one perform these roles and duties become the judgmental factors … Continue reading

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Professional development of Teachers

Introduction: “A teacher can never truly teach unless he is still learning himself. A lamp can never light another lamp unless it continues to burn its own flame”. -Rabindra Nath Tagore In India, education has always been viewed as a … Continue reading

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Do we still need to question the role of technology in education?

Today I was attending an International Seminar organised by Indian association of Teacher Education and Commonwealth of learning on the topic ” E-Learning in Teacher Education” at my alma mater Central Institute of Education, University of Delhi. Now even though … Continue reading

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