Whenever an ex student drops in to meet me – it always is like a walk down a memory lane .!!As was the case yesterday when Mohit Choudhary dropped into the school after a decade .He had passed out of the 10th in 2008 and was among the first few and among the brightest students … Continue reading “A Walk Into The Past With Mohit .”

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This entry was posted on Friday, March 9th, 2018 at 2:31 pm and is filed under Education

I was attending a wedding the other night (in Jaipur ). I met a old acquaintance and we started talking .Inevitably , the talk veered around to the problems in schools ( i think the tragic murder of a young child by another in a Gurgaon school has jolted even the non seminal mind.Ugliness has … Continue reading “Schools – Trapped in Sinking Sand .”

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This entry was posted on Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 at 5:22 pm and is filed under Education

(The title photograph shows my Principal Bro Dunne who is the only one who is standing ( oh, he was so good looking with sparkling blue eyes ),and sitting from left to right are Mrs Singh , Bro Caroll , Bro Dunney ,and my favourite teacher Mrs D’Souza !) In todays India , it seems … Continue reading “What I Was Taught At School – And Has Stuck Like Fevicol !”

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This entry was posted on Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 1:17 pm and is filed under Education

The murder has all the ups and down of a James Hadley Chase thriller .Except two things .Firstly it is not a fiction – it’s a real human tragedy .Secondly( allegedly), the accused( a 16 year old ) and the victim ( a 7 year old ) are both schoolboys ..Never even in his fertile … Continue reading “Schools – The Worst Is Still To Come ,Wake Up India .!!”

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This entry was posted on Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at 7:14 pm and is filed under Education

The shootout at the Sandy Hook School in Connecticut is spine chilling .Being on the other side of the globe one cant even imagine what must have happened in the school .A brilliant young boy, Lanza shot his way in through a locked glass door at the front of the school.He was wearing black military-style … Continue reading “Are Our Schools Safe ?”

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This entry was posted on Monday, September 11th, 2017 at 6:39 pm and is filed under Education