Wood’s Dispatch: The Magna Carta of Indian Education

The Charter Act of 1813 in British India commenced the modern education on India officially by the British East India Company, though the Christian missionaries had started spreading modern education in India before that. The Charter Act decided to issue a fiscal support of Rs. One Hundred Thousand to the existing indigenous educational institutions in […]

Oriental- Occidental Controversy

Oriental-Occidental Controversy was an ideological conflict between two groups of people in India during the British colonial rule. The ideological quarrel was related to the organization of modern education India. Britishers started organizing the formal educational system in India only during the first half of the 19th century, though they had reached India during the […]

Downward Filtration Theory

Downward Filtration Theory is a theory introduced by Lord Macaulay in his famous Macaulay’s Minutes of 1835 which was submitted to then Governor General of  British India for solving some problems related to the educational system in India during those days. Actually Macaulay was assigned the duty of studying the real background of the Oriental- […]

Macaulay’s Minutes : A Critical Analysis

Britishers started giving education to Indians during the first part of nineteenth century, as they were badly in need of office workers for running their rule  in India in a more effective manner. As it was a Himalayan task to bring office workers from Britain, they decided to give modern education to Indians. They published […]

What Made Me Love Tamilnadu

I love Tamilnadu. Really I love Tamilnadu.This love goes on increasing and being deepened during my each visit to this southern state of India. I am from Kerala, a neighbour state of Tamilnadu. What made me,in fact, start loving Tamilnadu, and why do I still remain so? There are a variety of factors which led […]

Home Language and School Language:What Should be done by Teachers?

There is a huge difference between the home language and school language. Home language is the language used by the students during their off-school hours at their home or locality when being a part of daily conversations and interactions. School language is the medium of instruction used by the teachers when transacting curricular items. Students […]

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LEARNING LANGUAGE & LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

It is a glance at the difference between learning a language and learning about language. It looks whether learning a language and learning about language is the same concept. It also verifies whether grammar is important in communicating in a particular language. It shows the difference between learning of grammatical rules and ability to use accurate grammar.

Salient Features of Vedic Education

Vedic Education is the system of education prevailed in India during the so called Vedic age in India i.e. fro 1500 B.C. to 600 or 500 B.C. There are different views on the time span of Vedic Age in India. The people who believe that the real starting of Vedic age is the arrival of […]

Education as the Dynamic Side of Philosophy

It is an article on the relationship between philosophy and education. It describes how education becomes a dynamic side of philosophy, and how philosophy determines almost all aspects of education such as aims of education, teaching methodology, role of teacher, discipline in an educational system and curriculum of an educational system.