Corporal Punishment at schools – Time to address the elephant in the room

– By Shriram Tarawade, Brand Manager ISLI Corporal punishment – More commonplace than perceived It is a usual sight for Gopal’s parents to see him come home with a bruised ear and swollen cheeks. His mother’s immediate reaction is – “He must have got into a fight with the local boys or his school teacher…… Continue reading Corporal Punishment at schools – Time to address the elephant in the room

Rote-learning crisis in India

– By Sameer Sampat, CEO ISLI “Whack!” That is the sound of Rahul’s teacher, Sapna Ma’am, hitting him over the knuckles when he failed to include the abbreviation of a tangent in its definition as it is stated in the textbook. “The tangent (tan) of an angle is the ratio of the sine to the cosine. Rahul, if you…… Continue reading Rote-learning crisis in India

Making school data work for teachers

– By Payal Jain, Monitoring & Evaluation Lead & Sapna Saleem, Curriculum Manager, ISLI   “The price of light is less than the cost of darkness.” ~ Arthur C. Nielsen, Market Researcher & Founder of AC Nielsen Arthur Nielsen puts it well when he talks about data and business. The same can be said about…… Continue reading Making school data work for teachers