Video | How to overhaul the system of education?

This RSA Animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA’s Benjamin Franklin award. […]

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This video raises many questions, which generates lot of discomfort on schooling and education. What can be done? To remain as a mute spectator or to overhaul the system of education? […]

Source: email circular by N. Ramkumar (Educaton Co-ordinator, Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement, Mysore), 28 July 2014,

At 400 million, India is home to the world’s largest child population. More than 50 per cent of the children are malnourished and almost 50 per cent of them do not attend school. That’s the state of our country, soon to have the world’s largest young population. […]

(Mathuram Santhosham is a scientist and the recipient of the 2014 Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Award.)

Source: “A need to turn the corner on child health” by Mathuram Santhosham, The Hindu, 31 July 2014
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“The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“The goal is to prepare some model students in our villages, so that others will be inspired to follow them.” – Boro Baski in Long-term success of non-formal Adivasi school in West Bengal

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