Indian school education is passing through several phases of change. We have a public school system that is not doing a too wonderful job, but, that is the only available path for poor and low-income families. There are private schools with state-of-the art facilities with interactive classrooms, a fully trained and committed teaching team and world-within-the-world environment, committed to provide quality education with focus on development that is in sync with the needs of the individual child in an era of globalisation. These schools are pretty expensive and only rich families can afford to send their children to these schools. But, these schools are thriving and growing.
BACK TO THE BASICS: Educated and better-off families have started drifting from the conventional formal schooling system and embraced the philosophy of curriculum-free learning for the child
In rural India, the number of English-medium schools is increasing, and even poor and low-income families, are forced to send their children to these schools despite their meagre income. But, the quality of such schools are questionable. There is additional confusion in reactions of managers of schools to the recent Supreme Court judgment, asking private schools to provide 25 per cent seats to economically weaker sections (EWS) as per the Right To Education (RTE) Act, which guarantees education to every school-going child in the country. The judgment has a split opinion, right down the middle. Read more
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