Archive for November, 2008

Just Starting Out

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

For many reasons, a school may not be meeting the needs of its students, or of society. Maybe it was slow in adapting to changing times. Or maybe it was hijacked by extreme ideologues with simplistic answers.

What is needed now is a sea-change in our educational institutions, that involves the people affected by them. Achieving this will require intense engagement of all the stakeholders in the educational process, i.e., the ones who have a stake in education — not the parasites.