Blogging about education issues worldwide and in India.
Tuesday, 30 August 2011
Debating school legislation and teachers in Delhi, again
Last week, Aug 10, I was moderating a discussion on teacher accountability through the Right to Education Ac t in New Dehli, India. I ha...
Saturday, 13 August 2011
Modern parenting and the philosophy of children's learning
BBCs Magazine has a piece by the great essayist cum philosopher Alain de Botton where he evokes the ways modern parenting has evolved. His ...
Tuesday, 2 August 2011
Why some believe good teaching cannot be measured
In this blogpost from Teacherleaders Network (US) it says: " . . .teaching is an extraordinarily complex and demanding form of profes...
Thursday, 28 July 2011
Apps and education
I knew it would come something like this when I got my dear Samsung droid: "Apps created by and for the academy could turn smartphones...
Sunday, 24 July 2011
Narrow focus on math and reading/writing skills and tests
In India as well as in Sweden, the desire to do well in mathematics and reading/writing has gone too far with the last two years (8th-9th) i...
Friday, 22 July 2011
Stockholm University invests in international students
My former employer Stockholm university needs more students from abroad : "Stockholm University is not only one of the largest univ...
Thursday, 21 July 2011
Recommended reading on teacher effectiveness
I met with one of the authors of the report linked below, Tara Beteille, here in Delhi last year 2010 at the World Bank. I was very impress...
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