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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Dev Lahiri

The writer retired as principal, Welham Boys School, Dehradun

Death of a principal
Fri, Feb 16, 2018

The murder in a school in Yamunanagar may have been an act of only an individual. Or it may not

Unsafe at school
Fri, Sep 15, 2017

The problem goes back to the way in which we view education, the hierarchy drawn of ‘educational needs’

Schools for scandal
Fri, Aug 04, 2017

Two questions we need to ask schools — and don’t: How good are your safety norms? How well trained are your teachers?

Failing the student
Fri, Apr 07, 2017

We need to ask if the school-leaver is prepared for the university — and vice versa

Crack the cocoon
Mon, Jan 16, 2017

Our school system does not prepare students for university. The final year of ‘Plus Two’ should be a preparation for college, not an examination.

School for the future
Mon, Jul 04, 2016

Education needs to be delinked from ideology and the job market.

Adrift in school
Fri, May 13, 2016

Education is confused with certification. That students survive a joyless system is a tribute to their resilience.

Teach the teacher
Fri, Sep 25, 2015

India needs to develop a scientific, progressive teacher-training method