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ERIC Number: EJ903192
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Sep
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Learning Traditions and Teachers Role: The Indian Perspective
Dogra, Seema; Gulati, Anjali
Educational Research and Reviews, v1 n6 p165-169 Sep 2006
In this paper, the authors discuss about the Indian learning traditions and the role played by teachers in imparting education. They discuss the efforts played by government in enhancing education, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) contribution in spreading literacy, various learning traditions from past to present such as "Gurukula, Kautilya", participative learning. Further, they highlighted the educational technologies used like EDUNET, E-campus and EDUSAT in various schools giving the example of Delhi Public School (DPS) and open learning trends of India. Furthermore, they discussed the role of a teacher in Indian tradition and in modern education with the examples of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. The paper concludes with the remarks of the authors in which they suggest to reframe the educational policy, emphasize on enhancing professional education in government institutions and universities and development of industry-academia partnership. (Contains 12 online resources.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: India