Issue 12 - January 2008
- Written by J. Krishnamurti
Teachers or educators are human beings. Their function is to help the student to learn not only this or that subject, but to understand the whole activity of learning; not only to gather information about various subjects, but primarily to be complete human beings.
- Written by Alok Mathur
The world over, we lament the state of education. We might observe directly the plight of a generation of young people weighed down by the burden of seemingly meaningless academic curricula and indifferent teaching practices, alongside spiralling aspirations for securing the ‘good life’.
- Written by Shailesh Shirali
In the silence of deep night and in the quiet still morning when the sun is touching the hills, there is a great mystery.
- Written by N. J. Krishnan
I am sure all of us have had occasions when we have felt a sense of dissatisfaction; days when we wonder why we are doing what we are doing, days when we wonder whether it is any use at all, whether teachers have anything to do with the learning of the child.
- Written by Anya Van Zijll Langhout
The story of life is lived by us. It is experienced first hand from day to day.
- Written by V. Arun
This article is based on my experience of teaching Environmental Education for Classes 9 and 10 for the past ten years.
- Written by A. Kumarasamy
There is an implicit assumption widely shared by teachers in the Krishnamurti schools that preparing students to face examinations shifts focus away from learning a subject.
- Written by Krishna H.
‘May we please go outside?’ a student pleads, batting eyelids as I walk into a noisy room of fifteen-year-olds.
- Written by Akhila Seshadri and S. Padmavathy
This article is an account of a pilot project on learning in a mixed age group environment in the middle school classes 5, 6 and 7, initiated at The School, KFI, in Chennai in the year 2006-2007.