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Dont make your child s...

Did you know that one of India’s most prestigious institute of educators, where only the brightest of the bright are given admission, keep their gates to the terraces closed during campus interviews and the result/report days? It’s because they are scared that there might be a student who will buckle down under the pressure and end his precious life. If A+ was so important and if it wa...

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Do students study to e...

Exams are over but there is no time to rejoice because now the stress of finding out how much did I score is eating up every student. Parents don’t make it any easier. In fact this pressure is inadvertently put on their wards by the parents themselves. For students it all sums up to, how many marks did you get? And you had better have scored good marks or else you face dire consequences....

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Curriculum is not just...

Curriculum is the backbone of the educational system. It is like the Geeta which lays down the principles of learning, The main objective being how to impart knowledge, values, skills for the overall holistic development of a child so as to gear him with the know how of facing challenges and overcoming them in a positive manner. The ultimate indicator of a good curriculum is assessed by th...

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Is life only about A+

We still live in an age where grades matter to our children and us. We still have to look beyond the other brighter side and live to accept the fact that a child scoring lower grades can be successful. We are living in an era where we talk a lot about conceptual thinking, building concepts, educational technologies used as teaching aids for our children for overall development but when we ...

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A Healthy body keeps a...

Why have schools become just academic centers? Why is that we care more about academics? Why is that most of us when we go for school meetings or on report days, do we just end up meeting the core subject teachers and skip/ keep meeting the PE teacher the last. I don’t have to spell out the answer but it is obvious we are not giving the due importance to sports. When it comes to choosing...

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Can A School Administr...

Today I am going to ask you a question. A tough one to answer. Can a School administration run like a corporate entity? I have been in a school for the first 18 years of my life and in the corporate sector for 12. And isn’t it strange that I still see myself divided between my head and my heart when I want an answer on this question. The world is changing fast and to keep pace, everythin...