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When Learning Becomes Innovative:

There are usually a lot of assumptions about Education: fixed schedule for classes, switching off mobile phones, students should learn in the classrooms, etc. These assumptions seem to remain impinged on our minds as that is how most of us … Continue reading

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Of Learning, Adianta and its Mentors:

“Students must be ready to learn by doing, else they will have wasted the opportunity of a lifetime” – Aditya Dev Sood, Chairman, Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation. The Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation has a bold new … Continue reading

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Where Does Quality Education Come From?

Just read an excellent article by Meeta Sengupta, an educator and advisor specializing in business education, talking about what exactly we mean when we talk about quality education. As she writes, we now have nearly full enrollment at primary schools … Continue reading

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Credentials without Learning

For several days now, there has been a huge brouhaha in the Indian media around court orders blocking websites supposed to be defamatory towards the Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) and its head, Arindam Chaudhuri. Much of the … Continue reading

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Outline for a New Pedagogical Framework

Education is one of the most fertile fields for innovation. There is a continuous effort by the community to improve the pedagogy and think of new ways of reaching out to students in newer and better ways. And yet, the … Continue reading

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Education Trends We Can Look Forward to in 2013

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), an international, multi-sectoral platform for creative thinking, debate and purposeful action on the future of education through innovation, predicts some education trends for 2013, which include: 1. The Rise of Social Networks for … Continue reading

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Joi Ito: The Internet, Innovation and Learning

via @joi On this cold Monday morning in Delhi, I came across an inspiring piece of writing by Joi Ito where he talks about the internet not just as a technology, but as a “belief system, a philosophy.” Ito writes … Continue reading

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Learning to Transform Education

As we enter a new year with new hopes and resolutions for our selves, it may also be time to think about what we resolve to do as a society. Recent events and the accompanying protests and general social unrest … Continue reading

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Effective Technology in Education Innovation

Khan Academy, which began in 2004 as a small collection of youtube tutorials by Salman Khan, a graduate of MIT and Harvard, has become a library of free educational videos that has has earned the recognition and support of the … Continue reading

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