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

‘Going beyond schooling: Rediscovering the meaning of Education’ with reference to the Gandhian model

– by Ritika Chawla, Curriculum Head, ISLI  Education as we know it Education in today’s world is a comparative between conventional or the so-called English education and an alternative form based on revolutionary ideas such as Nai Talim, provided by Mahatma Gandhi. There is a considerable role of education in who we are and what…… Continue reading ‘Going beyond schooling: Rediscovering the meaning of Education’ with reference to the Gandhian model

Early Childhood Education: Are we there yet?

– By Rahul Raina, City Programme Manager, ISLI Hyderabad On a cold winter morning in Hyderabad, while on my way for a monthly school visit to one of our ISLI schools, I happened to pass by another colourful school building. Curious, I leaned inside to see a group of Nursery school children, sitting in a…… Continue reading Early Childhood Education: Are we there yet?

21st Century Skills: What does it mean to our school system?

– By Saipramod Bathena, Programme Lead, ISLI Hyderabad Education systems across the world have been designed to produce certain outcomes based on socio-economic, political and cultural needs. The design of any education system should be flexible enough to be able to adapt to the changing needs of the time. Most of us would have read…… Continue reading 21st Century Skills: What does it mean to our school system?