A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words – Photo Story of CEA Students

We hope you enjoy the series of photos taken by students who participated the conference. These photos give you a better sense of the environment, energy, interactions, and happenings during the days of the conference 🙂 We come together, collaborate, and create!   Presentations & workshops – full of learning!   Cultural Night – immersion in diverse traditions!   Excursions around Mumbai – eye opening … Continue reading A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words – Photo Story of CEA Students

Revolutionizing Primary Education in India

by Aishwarya Bhuta To a very great degree, school is a place where children learn to be stupid. – John Holt Schools must ideally be the birthplace of questions and ideas. Instead, the ‘modern’ education system in India reduces schools to being centres of rote learning, time-bound examinations and hasty evaluation. While the quality of schooling in public schools continues to deteriorate, the privatization of … Continue reading Revolutionizing Primary Education in India

Critical Thinking – An Educational Alternative in One-dimensional Society

by Lisbet Rosenfeldt Svanøe | Master of Arts in Philosophy of Education Abstract: Primarily based on Marcuse’s One-Dimensional Man this article describes and analyses a society with excessive production and – consumption. It furthermore examines how the highly developed industrial society through one-dimensional positivistic and scientific thinking alienates man. An alienation that has severe consequences for what Marcuse defines as both internal and external nature. The article … Continue reading Critical Thinking – An Educational Alternative in One-dimensional Society

Interview with Rahul Adwani- Former TISS Student Union President

Interview by Adrian O. C. Lind The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was set up in 1936 by the Tatas, one of the oldest Indian Industrialist families. It was the first Indian school to  train youth in social work. Today it is a deemed-to-be university fully funded by the Indian government. It consists of four campuses in three different states in India. TISS is … Continue reading Interview with Rahul Adwani- Former TISS Student Union President

Reconstruct My Tribal Identity: Experience in the Tata Institute of Social Science

Anȃl Naga tribe is one of the Minority Indigenous tribe in the Northeast region of India bordering Myanmar. Being minorities, we are facing complications in asserting our own Identity. My goals of my upcoming Ph.D. research are to deconstruct the colonial writing on the Anȃl Naga Tribe and revisit the politico-history of its identity. Continue reading Reconstruct My Tribal Identity: Experience in the Tata Institute of Social Science