Sambit Dash

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a teacher at Manipal University.

LIFE

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Do we really have good teachers?

The ever-changing role of teacher has currently placed the teacher as a facilitator, rather than an information dispenser.

VARIETY

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POLITICS

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Lessons to learn from row over fake job offer letters to Odisha engineering students

There are numerous questions that arise and they all point to gross lack of transparency.

POLITICS

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Why installing CCTV cameras in classrooms is a ludicrous idea

The outdated curricula and misplaced focus in medical colleges needs correction, not constant monitoring.

SCI-TECH

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India needs artificial intelligence in the classroom

Technology-based education is set to become a mainstay despite the opposition and resistance from the old school.

POLITICS

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Why Constitution must be taught at all levels

Concepts of secularism, federalism, freedom of expression, all of which invoke strong sentiments, need dispassionate teaching to the young.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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What Indian higher education needs a lesson on: autonomy

Unlike control, it leads to engagement - a prerequisite for good education.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Will the new policy save India’s higher education?

The ball now is in the MHRD’s court. Will Smriti Irani walk the talk?