Reprogrammed for Rural Life
A techie who traded in the comforts and chaos of the city to turn farmer, on what the transformation involved.
We are here to complete each other: Peer to Peer Learning in Creativity Adda
“When people appreciate each other and they start exchanging and sharing, real magic starts to happen.”
Don’t always go by the textbook
We need Textbooks which convey updated understanding of the issues, talk of the complexities around us and respect the intelligence of students.
Museums as learning spaces
Museums can facilitate discussions on, say, how forests and their resources were put to use during earlier times.
How Thousands of Children in Pune Prevented Over 50 Tonnes of Plastic from Reaching the Sea
Most children, seeing images of marine life and birds choked to death on plastic, connect human practices and the destruction of creatures.
How to sponge off family and relatives and be appreciated for it
"Between 16 and 40 years of age, to live is to do the things you love with the people you want to be with; whatever you do, don’t get a job."
The Neoliberalisation of Education and its Alternatives
A space free from school pressure, expectations to ‘perform well,’ need to permanently prove one’s ‘knowledge’ and free from teachers
A day in Delhi's under-the-bridge school for the poor
Pupils at the free school under the bridge are mostly the children of migrant workers, labourers, and seasonal farmers living in nearby slums.
Toor de Force in Ragi Fields
Students have learnt about types of soil, nutrition, setting up a drip irrigation system and figured out that planting marigold repels insects