If as educators, we are not perennially plagued with the question of what is the purpose of education, are we doing it right, will our students be ready for life, or can we do it better, then we are not serious educators at all? …


Ever since I started to work in education, I have been hearing, and to a certain extent even experiencing, the growing apathy of teachers towards teaching. While the competence of private school teachers is dealt with privately, the shortcomings of the government school teachers have been a topic of public…


On the 4th of January 2021, Parikrma Humanity Foundation re-opened its four schools and college after nearly nine months of being confined in homes because of Covid-19. While most other schools would have closed for summer anyway in April and May, for Parikrma, those two months would have been very…


When the whole country is celebrating Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, the question I ask today is, have we really earned the right to celebrate anything to do with this man when we have violated every single tenet that he had held dear? …


The article was published in ScooNews

In the past, the idea of reform in Indian education has usually been conceived in narrow myopic ways — confined to the enrolling of children in school and getting schools to function somehow. …


Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan the second President of India was more of a teacher and scholar than a politician. He brought respect to the teaching profession with his immense knowledge, his passion for teaching, and his ability to inspire students. It is for that reason that even to this day, his…


Our education system has paid more attention to the mathematical formula of additions and multiplications and less on subtractions and divisions. We have been taught and continue to teach skills on how to keep adding and multiplying in our lives in order to be more successful. We’ve been taught that…


I am putting myself at great risk and getting into unchartered territories by writing this because I am neither an economist nor a sociologist. I am just a social worker who deals with the maladies of society on a daily basis.

This COVID19 phenomenon has thrown open several lacuna and…


In spite of all our personal introspection, mindfulness and self-awareness practices, it is during moments of the deep crisis that the self-realization takes on a different dimension.

This enforced COVID 19 lockdown has kept many things in control but flushed out many things as well. It has kept the pollution…


I have never been so conscious of my age as I am right now. I have always celebrated my number of years as a rich experience and the growing desire to think of others before myself. I have taken care of myself and have been generally healthy. Today this deadly…

Shukla Bose

Founder @parikrma. Interested in child development, women empowerment, education transformation & impact dynamics. RTs not endorsements

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