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11 marzo, 2014

Three Priorities for Education India in 2014

Meeta W Sengupta

A country in search of growth must invest in education. However, Government investments in this field have not influenced voting patterns. This needs to change

It is a universally acknowledged truth that a country in search of growth must invest in education. It is also the year of the elections, where policy bends to politics. Educationists have to acknowledge, in the recent past, investments in education have not influenced voting patterns. This sounds wrong when it is known that better education levels lead to prosperity and health. Why would prosperity not be on the voter’s agenda? Education is both personal and societal. Decisions made by elected policy makers affect the present and future of an entire generation.

Take the case of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009, which starts with the goal of ensuring every child in India gets educated upto the age of 14…

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Sharing to learn

Julian Stodd's Learning Blog

I’m late writing the blog today, because tomorrow is a special day. I’m running two workshops: the first, an ‘Introduction to Social Leadership‘, and the second ‘How organisational culture fails‘. They are based upon key writing i’ve done over the last year, both sessions trying to draw together all the disparate threads.

If the blog is my first reflective space, these workshops are the second, and it’s taken me quite a while to draw up the presentations. I’ll be sharing these after the event on SlideShare.

So why take the time?

Because sharing is learning: we have to socialise our ideas and be prepared to iterate them. We have to learn what’s wheat and what’s chaff.

So although it’s late, i’m tired, and i’m not yet finished, i wanted to take a few minutes out to share why it’s so important to share.


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