Intellectual thought & imagination in Indian universities

There are some clear advantages of having a foot in the academic world, while one goes about doing other things in life. For one, it is a great way to keep in touch with the intellectual production and thinking (if any) happening in the society. Spending the past three years in two universities and more … Continue reading Intellectual thought & imagination in Indian universities

Education in pre-colonial India: Dharampal’s The Beautiful Tree

In the school where I teach, the teachers hold a very diverse range of views about the role of a school in a child's life. What must school stand for and what areas of the child' s life must the school be concerned with. Those who run the school - the management folks, stand at … Continue reading Education in pre-colonial India: Dharampal’s The Beautiful Tree