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An alert!

Few days back, my son has reported an unusual incident happened at the school premises.

It appears that when he was coming out of the class walking down the steps, a senior student came to him and slapped on his face. My son did even not know the boy; forget about thinking of any other possibility for that slap. The senior boy was with his bunch of friends and all of them started laughing after the slap.

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The power of crowdfunding

Few days back our maid servant was not in a good mood. Her husband had left the job of driving auto rickshaw and was now sitting at home doing nothing. She remembered the striking difference between her husband and son. Her son is very studious. He scored a decent rank in the engineering entrance exam couple of years back and secured an engineering seat. That time she was so elated that she didn’t eat food properly for few days as she couldn’t digest that good news. However it was later that she became worried about paying the fees and other expenses. Continue reading

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uniform education code

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A school is a place where kids learn the etiquette, the discipline, the manners, the obedience and other social habits. That may be the reason why parents search for a good school for their kids. But how does one define a good school?

  • Is a good school the one that drills a big hole into your pocket?
  • Is a good school the one that has a bigger infrastructure or the one that is part of the chain of institutions?
  • Is a good school the one that produces good academic results?

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From academia to the industry

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Education in our country is mainly undertaken to fetch a job. The transformation of a student to an employee is not always easy. It is the transition of a puerile to a mature, a careless to a responsible, and a person of theory to a practical human being. There have been many efforts put into at various levels to bridge the gap between the industry and the academia but except from countable serious institutions, the benefits of this has not be reached to the students as required. Because of this reason, the prospective ‘employees’ are almost unaware of the industrial environment, work culture, challenges, processes, etc. Few industries do the needful to groom this ‘raw’ influx to their levels but most of the companies just leave them into an unexplored vast ocean to learn and survive. Continue reading