ThinkEdu 2022

ThinkEdu 2022: I had to undergo the accident to get the beautiful life I have now, says Malvika Iyer

Disability rights activist Malvika Iyer emphasised why perseverance is crucial to achieving the best quality of life possible.

published on : 10th March 2022

Left says 'our way or highway', doesn't accept dissent: JNU VC Santishree Pandit at ThinkEdu 2022

"We want to make the campus gender-sensitive and even allow women self-help groups to run the dhabas," she added

published on : 9th March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022 | TN expects fairness and good partnership from Centre: Palanivel Thiagarajan

In India, the transfer of wealth from the better states to poorer states has not helped to close the gap in inequality but has instead widened it.

published on : 9th March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022 | Even Kerala needs more doctors, says Shailaja teacher; Dr Devi Shetty agrees

With around 18000 medical students having returned from Ukraine, Dr Devi Shetty said they can be accommodated in Indian medical colleges

published on : 9th March 2022

Regional languages must be languages of knowledge creation and dissemination: Vinay Sahasrabudde

We observed an imbalance in the importance given to historic periods, he said when asked about removing a chunk of history from Rajasthan's textbooks

published on : 9th March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022: Rituals are a reminder of restraint, says Bibek Debroy

For example, if somebody fasts on a Tuesday, there is nothing specifically sacrosanct about it. The ritual is only to remind them that one should be restrained in their diet, Debroy noted.

published on : 9th March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022 | Separate politics from knowledge, says JNU's Makarand Paranjape

Advising the youth, he said that, "Nationalism cannot be so thin-skinned that you cannot even tolerate constructive criticism."

published on : 9th March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022 | Caste, religious attire, gender, money shouldn't impact education: Stalin

The education sector has been destroyed very badly in the last eight years of BJP's misrule, Stalin rued.

published on : 9th March 2022

ThinkEdu2022 | Digital learning can help achieve enrolment goals faster, says AICTE Chairman

With conventional teaching methods, it will take at least 50 years to increase Gross Enrolment Ratio to 50 per cent, this is where digital learning can help, he said.

published on : 9th March 2022

NEET deeply flawed, only 80K seats for 8 lakh eligible students: Manish Tewari at ThinkEdu 2022

Tewari noted that ever since NEET was introduced, private medical college fees had gone up by 600 per cent in 2020

published on : 9th March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022: Decolonising Indian mind a work in progress, says historian Vikram Sampath

Congress' Rajeev Gowda added that in order to decolonise, we also have to offer an alternative view of how the country should look like

published on : 9th March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022 | Government must bridge learning gap to move forward: Chief Economic Advisor

Nageswaran also said that there needs to be a long-term vision for the economy and that past thinking processes will take time to be discarded

published on : 9th March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022 | Karnataka hijab row is a conspiracy: Kerala Governor

Such conspiracies are to limit career prospect of Muslim women so their interest in education is reduced says Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan.

published on : 9th March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022: Where there is a uniform code in place, there is no question of wearing any religious attire, says Karnataka Education Minister

Dr Ashwathnarayan said that in institutions where there is a uniform code in place, all students must strictly follow it.

published on : 9th March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022: Congress and DMK spokespersons team up against BJP spokesperson, call NEP regressive

Saravanan Annadurai said that the BJP spokesperson has spoken about the past and hasn't come to the present and future yet.

published on : 9th March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022 | IITs have become institutes of Indian technology: Director of IIT Guwahati

Timothy A Gonsalves, former director of IIT Mandi, added that only 60% of graduates are considered employable and so the BTech curriculum needs a facelift.

published on : 8th March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022: It was my talent not good looks that brought me fame: Actor Shraddha Srinath

Shraddha of ‘Maara’ fame reflects on the challenges of being a female actor, straddling multiple industries and her excitement on being part of the OTT era

published on : 8th March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022 | Education has become more about the skillset than the mindset: Gaur Gopal Das

According to Gopal Das, the best person to compare your growth with is yourself and any other means of comparison only ruins the cause.

published on : 8th March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022: State govts should implement NEP in proper letter and spirit, says Venkaiah Naidu

"The touchstone of our success is to move from ‘thinking’ to ‘doing’, from merely ‘doing’ to ‘doing it right’, ‘doing it well’ and ‘doing it on time’," said Naidu about the state of education in India

published on : 8th March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022 | Kids of judges, politicians joining Delhi government schools now: Manish Sisodia

Speaking about the measures taken by the Delhi government, Sisodia said most government schools have been revamped with smart digital boards and computer labs

published on : 8th March 2022
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