Articles by: Dr Satvinderpal Kaur

Online Teaching in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Some Concerns

Online Teaching in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Some Concerns

The Corona virus outbreak has presented unprecedented challenges to different areas of public life, especially the   education system. Due to the pervasiveness of a novel virus, the closure of educational institutions and rebooting of learning, educational institutions are accompanied by frantic efforts to accomplish  the  syllabi in some or the other way. In this desperate situation, online education has been[Read More…]

May 15, 2020 Life/Philosophy
Women, Education and Discursive Space for Empowerment

Women, Education and Discursive Space for Empowerment

The famous Ghanian proverb attributed to the Ghanian scholar James Emmanuel Kwegyir- Aggrey “If you educate a man you educate an individual, but if you educate a women you educate a family” sheds light on how women were traditionally denied education. This maxim advocates for creating new opportunities for women by expanding their social space, but within the ideology of[Read More…]

April 21, 2019 Patriarchy
The Perils Of Privatization Of School Education In Rural Punjab

The Perils Of Privatization Of School Education In Rural Punjab

  Education at the school level, though it takes years to bear fruits, is recognized as crucial factor for social ,economic and cultural development. Education is an important indicator of inclusive growth and social change. School level education is the most crucial stage spanning the first fifteen years of life. It lays the foundation for the development of the child’s[Read More…]

January 23, 2018 India
Punjab Needs To Address Education Sector

Punjab Needs To Address Education Sector

  Education plays a catalytic role in the socio economic development. The relationship between education and development is well documented and fairly well understood. Education is an important indicator of inclusive growth, development and in bringing social change.   In Punjab, while there has been a surge in number of educational institutions and   literacy rates, education sector is  in the state[Read More…]

August 31, 2017 India
School Education:  Looking Beyond Enrolment Figures

School Education:  Looking Beyond Enrolment Figures

Universalizing education involves issues of both distributive justice and quality. While former embodies education to reach to the marginalized, later counts for education of comparable and meaningful quality. Indian school education system is among the largest with almost 26 Crore children enrolled in class I to XII.  In the last decades education system in the country has witnessed a huge[Read More…]

October 28, 2016 India