ISBN 9788120337930,Education In Emerging Indian Society : The Challenges And Issues

Education In Emerging Indian Society : The Challenges And Issues


Ghosh Sunanda



PHI learning Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788120337930

ISBN-10 812033793X

Hard Back

Number of Pages 216 Pages
Language (English)

Social Sciences

The principal objective of education is to nurture an individual completely. Education in India, has reached a remarkable height, since independence. This comprehensive book provides a detailed insight on the stages of evolution of education in the country, and the ongoing trends in the field. Divided into twenty-four chapters, the book clearly explains the classical concepts of education and philosophies of the country, which frame its aims. Apart from tracing on the history of Indian education through its various education commissions, (which are imposed and modified from time to time) the book skilfully identifies the shortcomings of these commissions suggesting the suitable remedies to correct the flaws. The primary goals of education like education of a girl child; free, compulsory, universal education for all (up to 14 years); and restructuring higher education to meet the needs of the researchers are dealt with in detail. The book also elucidates the importance of sex education, fundamental rights and the use of technology in future-building process. Primarily intended for the undergraduate students of education, this book will also be beneficial for the teachers and the educationists teaching in various schools and universities of India.