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Posts published in “Education”

No thought control

Taking a cue from the initiatives undertaken by a Swedish preschool, India’s education system must aim to ingrain gender neutrality in children from the outset…

A crucial lesson

Indian schools still shy away from introducing sex education in their curriculum but the need for it has always been stressed by the education authorities…

Specially sensitive

There are over 18 million autistic children in India. Patriot caught up with special educators to see how they deal with the societal challenges thrown…

Not by law alone

The Right to Education Act will only achieve its goals if fee-paying parents participate in the process of making disadvantaged children and their families feel…

View from the top

As per IIT Delhi’s 2018 placement report, 854 candidates who registered for placements while 373 companies came for campus recruitment. Contrary to the popular notion…

No joyride to a job

Soon after I completed my 12th, my father said, “Get admission in some good engineering college through AKTU (Abdul Kalam Technical University) and JEE (Joint…

From rags to literacy

A learning centre is imparting literacy to ragpickers at the Ghazipur landfill site, bringing glimpses of life in the mainstream and hope for a less…

Girls cry foul

After 20 days of studying in Daulat Ram College, 16 girls who got admission under the sports quota have been asked to re-register, stating allegations…