Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 | Last Update : 10:08 PM IST

Devi Kar

India’s exam system needs an overhaul, not just tinkering

We must not ruin our children emotionally and cerebrally in this manner. It is the quality of learning and teaching that must be the focus.

17 Apr 2018 12:30 AM

Explore the Finnish model, but to bring a change in India’s schools, look within

Finnish children do not appear for examinations until the last year of school.

07 Mar 2018 3:03 AM

Know India: Let’s appreciate its diversity

Many of us do not know our own country well. School students should be encouraged to know India firsthand.

19 Jan 2018 12:51 AM

Ryan saga lessons: How schools must change

It is high time that the powers that be sat up and began overhauling our examination system.

17 Nov 2017 12:27 AM

Keeping kids safe: Schools must get basics right

The most recent instance was the horrifying Ryan School incident in Gurgaon when a Class 2 boy was found in the toilet with a slit throat.

30 Oct 2017 12:13 AM

A ‘bridge’ to link high school & varsity helps

The learning outcomes of this entire exercise were abundantly clear.

22 Sep 2017 1:52 AM

Inflated marks: 100% and still galloping

The debate over grades, marks and points is definitely over — high marks are here to stay.

11 Jul 2017 6:41 AM

Libraries will never be obsolete

The way the world is headed and in view of the clash of religions, we need to protect our civilisation.

19 May 2017 12:30 AM

Some leaders, at least, make right noises

Yogi Adityanath has said many other curious things, but in this case he deserves to be supported.

28 Apr 2017 5:43 AM

One step forward, two steps back

It is our children who usually pay the price for the vagaries of politics.

07 Apr 2017 2:26 AM