The history of the current schooling system which I like to call a factory schooling system, is the history of the evolution of the current school system mainly in three different phases viz Austria, Prussia (modern-day Germany), USA. One notable actor that is out of the picture is the UK… Read More »History of the Current schooling system
In this blog post, we’ll discuss structural problems of Indian education system not technical problems. As they say “Future is very hard to predict”. But in the case of a nation, its future can easily be predicted by the current state of its education system. That why we’ll be evaluating… Read More »Is Indian education system really that bad?
Gurukul Education System is quite possibly the oldest education system in the world. It has flourished in one form or another from at least 15000 BCE. Knowledge production and sharing have been considered one of the most sacred things in Indian culture which gave rise to the institution of learning… Read More »Why Gurukul system decline?
Gurukuls had an important contribution to the development of Indian civilization and culture. Gurukuls were often run by Brahmin householders both inside and outside the villages or cities. Grihastha scholars and sometimes even Vanprasthi would attract learners from far and wide. They keep them in their family for many years… Read More »How does a gurukul function?
The history of Gurukuls is the history of India’s education system and how it gave birth to subjects like astronomy, mathematics, science, economics, history, etc. Its history encompasses at least 15000 years which no other civilization can boast of. In the development of Indian culture, the system of 4 Purusharthas, 4 Varnas, and 4 Ashrams has… Read More »History of gurukul education system
Let’s talk about a hypothetical situation. Suppose we can uproot the current education system and plant the gurukul education system with all its important elements functioning to its fullest capacity. Now a question? Will India be any better than it is now? Before you blurt out, India will be back… Read More »Can we go back to the gurukul education system?