Category Archives: Education

Dissonance

Before beginning a talk with students of classes 11 and 12 in a reputed school, we played a track  eulogising teachers – guru is Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva; guru is god incarnation. The students stood up in respect and all … Continue reading

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Hear, hear … it is audition time

In an earlier post we discussed about amazing result of Coaching with Compassion with example of Shree Bharathi Vidyalaya’s achievements in sports and cultural activities. Children of this school have shown their sheen again. Mr.Srinath Vasishta conducted an audition for his … Continue reading

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Coach with Compassion

Schools are busy with various inter-school competitions at cluster level in August. Vijayanagar (Bangalore) cluster has 22 schools. Shree Bharathi Vidyalaya (SBV) in Vijayanagar, Bangalore, was founded in 2002. It has about 790 students, including the toddlers in prep classes. … Continue reading

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Little Girls Wiser than Their Elders

  Department of Public Instructions, Karnataka, conducts annual cultural and literary competitions at cluster, block, district, and state levels. The event is meaningfully named as Prathibha Karnaji. This year, the competition for Vijayanagar (Bangalore) cluster was conducted on 29 November. Sri … Continue reading

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Teachers, kindly constitute

Only six states of the country have Legislative Councils in addition to Legislative Assemblies. Karnataka is one among them. Assembly and Council together form the legislature. MLCs have almost equal authorities, opportunities and responsibilities as MLAs. There have been several … Continue reading

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Present Sir, on the web

The Blueroom is a community site for teachers to share experiences and material, help each other, and to improve teaching quality and experience. An year ago I wanted to join this group. The only condition the group had was that my … Continue reading

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A Thought on Teachers’ Day

Professor UR Rao told in a talk: When he took up his first job as a teacher in a college, his HOD advised, “when you go to class, take care of the students in the first bench. They are committed students, … Continue reading

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