Sunday, November 1, 2009 : A community for learning 221

This has been a rather long title. But then it explains what the whole idea is. Firstly we are talking about creating a community for learning. This means it is not confined to traditional students seeking accredited qualifications ( now of course accrediting bodies such as UGC and AICTE are themselves somewhat discredited). Rather it is about the community now taking a greater interest in education matters.
I hope that I will now be making some posts regularly, probably daily...but let's see how it shapes up.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Timeless Lifeskills

An event with the theme ' Exploring Timeless lifeskills ' was held on Saturday the 18th April at the Epicentre at Shushant Lok1 Gurgaon. A number of distinguished speakers deliberated on the theme and covered ideas from Higher order thinking to the 4 pillars of Delors report and emphasized on communication including visual communiaction and numeracy.
the consensus was towards appreciating that everyone cannot be expected to have all the desirable skills, but different grouping of a set of skills can give succes in different spheres. A survey was earlier carried regarding this and its findings are available at