Articles by: Nawaz Sarif

National Children’s Day 2020: Remembering Jawaharlal Nehru and Introspecting Children’s Rights in India

National Children’s Day 2020: Remembering Jawaharlal Nehru and Introspecting Children’s Rights in India

Children’s Day or Bal Diwas in India is celebrated every year on Nov. 14th, six days before the rest of the world, on the birth anniversary of the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru. This year marks Nehru’s 131st birth anniversary. Children’s day, originally, was celebrated on Nov. 20th as Universal Children’s Day by the United Nations. India also[Read More…]

by November 15, 2020 Uncategorized
National Education Day 2020: Revisiting Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s Contributions to Education

National Education Day 2020: Revisiting Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s Contributions to Education

Education is the most powerful weapon that can be used to make fruitful changes in our society. India is a democratic country bearing enriched legitimacy in educational traditions. The people of this country have always been blessed with the educational ideals and thoughts of its great sons like Chanakya, Swami Vivekananda, Rabindra Nath Tagore, Aurobindo Ghosh, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Maulana[Read More…]

by November 12, 2020 Life/Philosophy
International Literacy Day 2020 and India’s Progress and Promises: An Introspection

International Literacy Day 2020 and India’s Progress and Promises: An Introspection

Youths and children, the most demographic dividend of any country, are equally important for the society specifically as well as for the nation-building in general. They are the impregnable pillars of any country’s social integration and economic growth. Education is treated as best mode of shaping these young populations towards their holistic development, thereon the destiny of any nation depends[Read More…]

by September 8, 2020 India
Woman is looking at a man communicating with her rom a monitor standing on the table before her. Woman has a tablet, potted plant and red cup of coffee are on the table before her. Blank bulletin board is hanging on the wall.

Teaching Crisis and Teachers’ Role in Times of Covid-19 Pandemic

The global Covid-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented change in all walks of life. It has clutched different sectors and overthrown people around the world to a new social and economic crisis. Education is one of them, due to the pandemic around 1.52 billion students stranded at home and over 60.2 million teachers remain out of schools (UN Secretary-General, 2020,[Read More…]

by August 24, 2020 India
One Nation-One Education System: Should It Be Endorsed In India?

One Nation-One Education System: Should It Be Endorsed In India?

Education is the most powerful weapon to produce desirable changes in our society, and in order to drive the nation towards greater accomplishments, it is important to furnish quality education to all of its citizens. The education system in India is one of the world’s largest sectors and after Independence, the country has passed through many reforms right from 10+2+3[Read More…]

by August 5, 2020 India
Why banning online classes for primary kids isn’t a good idea amidst Covid-19

Why banning online classes for primary kids isn’t a good idea amidst Covid-19

In the midst of isolation crisis, when all educational institutions have been stirred to online teaching and up-scaled teachers’ digital skills through school-based training interventions, few states like Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Madhya Pradesh had placed a restriction on online classes for primary school-going children. Online learning, no doubt is by far the most compelling alternative in the times of Covid-19[Read More…]

by June 24, 2020 Life/Philosophy