Value Based Education in India | Practice v  Preach

Value Based Education in India | Practice v Preach

We've heard the two words 'value education' in the educational context much too frequently. What do these words really mean when looked at in reality? Is it a moral science text book followed by the teachers as part of the curriculum? A set of values put up in a classroom for the students to read every day? Or just another subject for the students to pass?

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and the Politics that accompanies it

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and the Politics that accompanies it

In Education, a lot of the reforms now needed lead to majoritarian politics and that becomes the biggest problem for the government. No government would want a majority of their vote-share to be susceptible to swings towards the opposition. In the system, as noisy as it is today, even a small risk of such a wavering would prevent any restructuring from happening at all.