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Statistics, sample studies, psychological and social profiling, academic articles and interesting facts this compilation of key extracts from the International Conference on Excellence in School Education is a must-read for those interested in the field of education.
A few of the many topics comprehensively dealt with by leading educationists, academicians and experts are:
The basic right to education
The development of home schooling
The needs of first generation learners
Stress management in the context of education
Private sector investment in education
Technology and education
Ancient education systems
The connections between cinema, education and storytelling
Schools must first begin from the position that every child is talented. They must then identify such talent and provide the wherewithal to encourage it Ashok Chandra
The CCE Scheme proposed by CBSE is concerned with a shift form examination central learing to holistic education R P Sharma
Friere called education banking because supposedly, the teacher comes in to deposit knowledge on the students minds Cesar A Rossatto
About the Author
Having done his schooling from The Doon School, Dehradun, Dr Harish Chaudhry holds a B.Tech from IIT Kanpur, PGDBM from IIM Bangalore and Ph.D from IIT Delhi. Trained by RWTUV, Germany in TQM, Baan Systems. Holland in ERP and IBM in dB2, Dr Chaudhry is a consultant and trainer of repute to the corporate sector. Having carried out substantial research on values and quality in education, he has conducted numerous training programmes for school principals, parents and teachers.