Learning Teaching Forgetting and Breathing

As human beings we have a consistently increasing ability to learn and teach… and of course an intelligently cultivated skill to forget…. This in one way also probably defined our transitions in the latter parts on the evolutionary road… Some even religiously forget the ape connection…. But what we have also acquired in this process…

Students should be taught to be Teachers

Technology solves the education problem to a great extend. The reachability of training has improved much more than what it was years ago… But how do you ensure that there is ongoing process to make everyone educated in the future. In my opinion to get education for everyone in this world, students should be taught…

Education, Career and Passion

If you started your career in India as I did in the early nineties people had two choices Computer and Non Computer and as I moved on the years I found several people who in spite of taking non computer streams of education ended up in the computer field. Having done electrical engineering I myself…

Education, Career and Passion

If you started your career in India as I did in the early nineties people had two choices Computer and Non Computer and as I moved on the years I found several people who in spite of taking non computer streams of education ended up in the computer field. Having done electrical engineering I myself…

Learning without being Taught

I often joke saying “My Learning started after my formal education ended”. It is not all that wrong in my case because during formal education I felt I was mostly taught and learning happened as a result of being taught. But Life after the formal education was different, you had to take the initiative and…

Is India trailing behind in education?

This question may sound absurd to many and a few might even say that I am nuts asking this. But I was recently reading an article in Times of India blogs that probed the idea  “Do nations have a split personality? especially India” something like the famous Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde story. While we…

Out of Our Minds By Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson became a household name when his first TED Video went viral on the internet and social networks. His second video made the same viral impact. Reading his book was in my agenda for a while and when the completely new edition of his Best seller “Out of Our Minds” came out, it…

An open Letter to my teachers

With all respects to my teachers in school, I still can’t explain how bored I was going to school and sitting through the classes. Except of course a malayalam class by Mr. Waheed in my 5th grade who told us stories from hindu mythology. Even at that age I liked the fact that he being…

Education is Free

Education in the new age is Free for those who are ready to be self driven. I am not talking about Training. Training and Education both have a significant difference according to me Training helps you being equipped to perform a job better, or may be even landing on a job. Education helps you build…