Compare the role of education in nation-building in India with that in other countries.

Nation-building is given top priority in the education curriculum of India. Knowledge of freedom struggle dominates the history books in Indian schools. Kumar pointed out that other subjects took back seat in this process. In India national identity is Read more

  

‘Schools perpetuate structural inequalities of power and access to resources.’ Discuss.

'Paulo Friere' thought that the current education system is perpetuating the structural inequalities of power. Friere closely observed the education system and the society in Brazil and realized that the education system is helping the dominant groups to keep their Read more

  

Explain the need for engagement of the private sector in professional education in India.

While India was under British rule, in 1882, Hunters commission recommended government's withdrawal from the higher education sector and suggested that it should be taken care by private institutions and government should take care of elementary education. Even now, after … Read more