The Rush for Indian Education | Enterprise standard column


There’s no surer way to get a bunch of senior academics screaming and screaming at each other than to ask this question: Do you mean every 10-year-old has to have a full term for learn Newton’s laws of motion before you can teach him. ride a bike? The questions asked are allegorical and such debates are often at the center of educational policy-making: “Don’t you think we should teach the pupil the main work of Milton and Shakespeare before we teach him the creative story writing? “Don’t you think we should teach the student semantics before teaching them Python programming?”


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First published: Sunday, September 11, 2022. 9:15 p.m. IST

Sam D. Gomez