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A focus on humanizing education


New Delhi: In a communication received from the University Grants Commission (UGC), the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the Distance Education Council (DEC). Readmore...
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  • The learner cannot be considered aside from his environment. 

  • The student who is learning is working for himself rather for the teacher.

  • We must not mistake conformity for learning.

  • Learner begins where the learner is, not where the teacher is.

  • A teacher should always give the benefit of doubt.

  • Tests test the teacher as much as they test the student.

  • Faith in human nature is essential to Teaching.

  • Teachers need to appreciate what a normal child is.

  • Teachers at any school level need to accept graciously all the pupils.

  • Eagerness to do things is not restricted to only bright children.

  • Education is a matter of time and place.

  • The School’s obligation is to the pupil at hand, not to the next college.

  • Test scores have to be used.

  • The child does not want an easy school; he wants a challenging one.

  • A school programme does not stand still; it goes either forward or backward.

  • Interest enhances effort.

  • A teacher may tire a class, just as a class may tire the teacher.

  • The pupil should stand at the centre of the organization of the school.

  • The right method for one teacher may be wrong for the other teacher.