Education by homework and private coaching culture

Educator should be more educated than the educatee/pupil. Shouldn’t? Well in real life the educator could be imbecile. The way things are done, in India, in all spheres of life, are not a product of well imagined logical thinking. Rather it is another step ahead in colonial ways when we were second priority citizen in the land of our birth. That way we remain the same second-rate citizen, after the superior rulers have long gone. Unlike USA, we are still groping on the wayward ways left behind by Colonial Masters. Education system is an example of this dichotomy.

Education through Homework:

Nowhere in the world the children are burdened with homework, the way they are burdened in India. Teachers use their class not as an opportunity to reach out to students to understand their individual biases and prejudices which are obstructing learning but the use the daïs of the classroom as a podium to declare their magnitude of knowledge. ……….

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About Sandeep Bhalla

A lawyer, thinker, author, Linux/Ubuntu power user and sometime an economist or gardener or philosopher or cook or photographer depending upon the current thought and environment. View all posts by Sandeep Bhalla

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