Government school system in India is one of the largest and most complex public systems across the world with 1.1 million schools providing education to 143 million students. 4.9 million teachers teach in these institutions. Over the past three decades, India has pushed hard to have a school in...
Learning Curve - Issue XII
In this issue of the Learning Curve, practising scientists, professors, school teachers and innovators ruminate on the methods and merits of science education. A range of topics from 'why teach science' to 'how to make science fun for children' to 'how to encourage children to take up higher education in science' and 'how critical it is that we have a strong stream of scientists emerging from our education system' are addressed in this issue.