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Have you created your road map? Choices for XI, XII and beyond

November 25th, 2015|

The objective of this note is to help parents and students in grade X to make an informed decision regarding choices available in grades XI, XII and beyond. Typical […]

What is your parenting style?

February 18th, 2015|

Parents worry a lot about providing the right environment for their children. Are we selecting the right school? Do our children have good friends? Are we giving them […]

The skill focus

February 18th, 2015|

Why school systems should shift their focus to developing skills

The objective of Education is the same for all syllabi followed – to prepare students for success in the real […]

Read to your child

February 18th, 2015|

Young children need to read and be read to regularly. Reading at home forms a crucial part of a child’s learning. Gone are the days when children knew about […]

What is your parenting style? – Part II

February 18th, 2015|

The previous article explored the different styles of parenting. Essentially there are four different styles of parenting – authoritarian, authoritative, permissive and uninvolved.

Authoritarian: Rules are strict and […]

Competition – Good or Bad?

February 17th, 2015|

To answer this question, one needs to investigate the role of education. Education should help to prepare children for success in the real world. Competition is a part of […]

Does age of entry at school matter?

February 17th, 2015|

Parents are keen to send their children to school as early as possible – sometimes even as young as 3 years for LKG. They believe they are “saving a […]

Schools need to focus on inculcating successful behaviour traits in children

February 17th, 2015|

While understanding concepts and inculcating skills are important for success for students, there is another, more important dimension that is often ignored in schools – Behavioural Traits. Behavioural traits […]

Choosing what we teach

February 17th, 2015|

Schools should focus on what is not taught, but matters a lot…
Much is spoken about the curriculum, syllabus etc. However, at the end of the day, the usefulness of […]

Choosing what to do

February 17th, 2015|

As students enter high school, overwhelming importance is given to scoring high marks in the board exams, cracking competitive examinations and securing a place in prestigious institutions. However, what […]