Career security and research work need to incorporated in the present education

Education can bring the desired change in the future. If you want to shape the future shape the education system accordingly. Teachers , parents and management are the three main poles holding the students from each side. They will go whenever these poles will lead to. Hence we have to take the responsibility very wisely.

Education quotes, educational REFORMS in India

Last year an initiative has been taken to analyse the present Education System through interviews and survey( Click here to participate ) Even the educators from Finland educators have joined this initiative. Today’s blog will bring the thoughts of an enthusiastic teacher and blogger Sakshi on her views on Present education system.

Journeysays – Hi Sakshi , tell us something about yourself as a person and a blogger ?

Ans. As a person I’m an ambivert , sarcastic , definitely fun-loving , enthusiast , optimistic and I must say this list won’t end so in short , I’m a perfect blogger personality .

Journeysays- Are you happy with the present Education System ?Why or why not ?

Ans. Happy won’t be the exact word . Mixed thoughts define it perfectly . There are both advantages and disadvantages to this education system . Some of the disadvantages are

  • focus is not on the all round development of both physical and mental body of a child
  • Focus is given to the certification process like report card and marks that finally , actually don’t showcase the true abilities of the child .
  • The system of judging is same for everyone . But every child is not having the same in abilities . Here there is a broad difference between what should be done and what we shouldn’t do .
  • The course of students is more theoretical and is based on knowledge that would actually not help them in future . Basically the years you spent to get that metric pass or else just in the end remains a certificate without actual knowledge .
  • And lack of practical knowledge creates a region of unawareness where when they face competition on the international level , there confidence is compromised .
  • In this system of education , salaries of teachers are so low that even being considered the best , students ranks it last choice in their career option list.  
  • The school system is lot becoming like a spoon feeding ground . Just a recent change in cbse stated that in lower classes , a student can be promoted to next class even if they have failed in previous section .
  • The focus of higher education system in more on obtaining the degree than on research .

Journeysays- Why do parents in India still after the professions like doctors or engineers

Ans . Because there is no career security in other professions . These two job profiles fulfill all the requirements for a must option like , good salary package , respect , confirm job placement , demand for the these officials . After all parents wish for a secured profession . And these two are secured in many ways .

Journeysays- Your recommendation at various levels of education ?

1 . Practical and theoretical knowledge should be given equal importance .

2. Research work should be encouraged .

3. Career security should be offered and more and more skill based subjects must be introduced .

4 . By doing a single board in India , like Icse board will be better .

5. Nowadays there is too much pressure on students . Education is no pain , curriculum should be set in way that it’s fun and interesting . Not something to suffer from . But something to learn and experience .

Journeysays- Define Sakshi – as a teacher , as a student , as a parent (keeping education as a center point )?

Ans. As a teacher , I’m not-at-all a strict teacher . I like fun , interactive classes . New ideas and new ways of learning are always welcomed .

As a student , I’m a first bencher who curiously pens down every piece of information a good teacher ( I love lectures of ) tries to teach . Even in class I like regular study routines . Love to research too about topics discussed in class .

As a parent , which I’m not right now but I will try to make my kid to give value to education . I will be supportive to choose whatever there creative intuition may take them to . I’m a person who lives life based on interest . So I will try to impart that choose the subject or the field your passion is in .

Journeysays-These days children prefer to go abroad for higher education after 12th . What could be the reason for it ? Where are we lacking in terms of education ?

Ans. Because there is scope for a great future . Abroad there are additional benefits , high salaries , encouraging environment for honest working , job security , career security hence financial security , even if you are not in a specific job , doing research work .

Journeysays- What inspired you to get associated with this project ?

Ans . Education is something more than important to improve right now . And in anyway , be it discussions ,by teaching myself and keeping my opinions strongly , I’m ready for it always . I’m a more than happy to participate again , yes second time in such a wonderful initiative . Even last year I participated my answers are much more better this time because this year I experienced teaching kids myself .

Journeysays-How do you feel about this project and about my blog ?

Ans . Thanks a lot and million times to include me in this great initiative . Your blog is an inspiration . I would always love to be a part of your projects and initiatives . This is the blog that actually makes me to realize that working on social issues and spreading knowledge about it is so important . I am thankful to Ms Arora for always printing these innovation ideas discussing  specifically about education .

I must thank you for putting up your perspective about present Education System which needs to be modified according to the requirements of the students and future. She has always been very supportive and active in all aspects.

Read the interview with Shivam Mishra , opinion of Dr Amrita and others , well known blogger Romila – November’s child those who have added their voice.

If you are the one who can contribute to this initiative in any ways or know someone who can be the part of the change , kindly contact me at Shadezoflife@gmail.com.

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Education should make us financially independent and prepare us for life not for marks !

Hello to all lovely readers of my blog ! Welcome to the first interaction conducted under the Project – Educational Reforms in India, initiated with the help of blogchatter – A biggest platform for all the Indian bloggers .

I asked few people to express their views regarding the educational reforms as a parent , teacher or as a student  on Twitter. Here is what they have suggested.

My first interaction was with Dr Amrita,who is a parent to a six year old girl and a teacher in a Medical College. I asked few question which were popping in my mind since the thought of this project came into my mind.

Here is my interaction with her. 

JourneysaysWhat changes you want to see in present educational system ?

Dr Amrita : I want quality, affordable education with strong practical classes. Practicals like summer internships at various levels to have an idea about how different industries work. The education system is okay but the expectation needs to be balanced. While parents know the practical nature of life ,children and youngsters have no clue . Employability of education makes it useful. Until this gap in knowledge is understood by parents ,children and educators ,we have to face the problem. Education which doesn’t help us to make us financially free does  not solve the purpose . 

I would also like put more focus on healthy living  and Financial health.

Entrepreneurship mindsets  should be incorporated in various ways from middle school onwards. Children are smart but a little guidance helps.

Journeysays– Your expectations from teachers ?

Dr Amrita : Teachers need to be upto date and incorporate the practical aspect of their subject with real examples, for better understanding .

JourneysaysCan you suggest any one or 2 practical ways to achieve your suggestions ?

Dr Amrita : Mindset shift is important. Education must be cherished . But with India’s impossible population number , making quality and affordable education accessible is a challenge. First step population control Second step better early life nutrition Third step mindset shift for both parents and children. For rest of my ideas you can read my blog post on this https://t.co/mAMNgA9m0y

I also interacted with Sakshi who is a teacher and student too. She teaches class 6th , 7th and 8th

According to her : Education should not become some kind of spoon feeding system . Like happening in schools these days . Practical knowledge need to be given, not just grades should be imparted . The class should be full of fun and interesting. There should be enough time for self studying hours for children. Parents should not providing smart phones to school students as it act as hindrance to their studies.

As a mother  Alawyerskitchen  put forward her viewpoint –

She saysOur education system is still based on age old belief that what is taught in books is the only way to excel in your exams and life which is quite the opposite to what life actually. Emphasis should be given on teaching practical theory . When we enter the society the first thought in our mind normally is what use was of those written exams where we just vomited out our by hearted words.

According to Jai who is a published writer, blogger and father :

I think training should be provided in chores that are neither included in extra-curricular nor academic activities. Small things for teenage children like carpentry, pottery, cooking for both males and females etc would impart life skills.

According to Varsha bagadia

Dedicating time for aptitude development and extracurricular activities would be very beneficial where mugging up won’t be needed. Approach needs to change from only marks to performance and understanding.

These are the initial thoughts we have come up. Still lots of brain storming on this topic is left.

Kindly do share and create awareness among people to share their view point. We are open to all. Share on what’s app , Twitter or Reblog the way you want to share. You are welcomed to express your thoughts through  the survey Link , as a guest post or interview. Do contact me through my contact page 

Here is the link to survey where you can add you opinion directly-  

https://goo.gl/forms/FndvfCkXRGHtLb692

You can get more information about this project – 

https://education17048.wordpress.com/2018/11/13/educational-reforms-in-india-a-survey-under-the-blogchatterprojects/

Share it for your future, our future and above all our country’s future As Better Education means Better India 

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Educational Reforms in India- A survey initiated under the #blogchatterprojects

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Education is a fundamental right for all the citizens of worldΒ  according to the UN declaration .Β  Hence , in most of the states in India, basic education is provided free to all. But the question is whether the education being given to them achieving the purpose ? Is it having a power to give the citizens which the future world is looking for.

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

The purpose of education can not be defined in few words. It is more than a definition. It has toΒ  be specific and goal oriented.

Need for this project ?

Being a teacher , a parent there has always been a great debate on what and how the child should get the education at various levels.
Be on a social media platforms or in family or friends get together I have witnessed the parents so worried for the education of their kids. I remember the incident I witnessed whileΒ  travelling in a cab , that made me to get more deeper into this project –

Educational Reforms in India.

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Ideas and objectives behind this Project :

We all discuss a lot on this topic with others .We share our ideas , shortcomings or better ways to teach children in school, colleges and universities. These discussions remain as discussions only and disappear from our minds soon. What if it could be recorded or entered into somewhere so that we could get a better picture of our expectations and the reforms we are looking for in our education system.

How to take part in this project ?

  • This project includes a short survey( Link is provided at the end of the post )where you can express your views, ideas and opinion about Indian Education System.
  • You are also welcomed to send your e-mailsΒ ( Shadezoflife@gmail.com )Β you want to share something more than that. Kindly mention – Educational Reforms in India in the subject.
  • Through out the month Interviews and Guest Posts will be published . You are welcomed to contact me here.
  • Spread the word on various social media platforms using #educationalreformsΒ 

How will it be benefited ?

The data collected will be complied up. The result will be made public and a copy of it will be sent to the concerned people and organisation. It will bring out what actually is needed to be changed with time.

Education is powerful media to bring a change in the society. Β HenceΒ  a small initiative has been taken to bring a change in the presentΒ  education system and a small contribution towards better citizens of India.

Better Education means better India.

So ,let’s contribute for better future by giving your valuable suggestions, opinions to bring the change we want to see in our education system.

HERE IS THE LINK FOR SURVEY –

Click on it and be the Educational ReformerΒ 

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https://goo.gl/forms/xSlanFxzDQKkixRE2

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Looking forward for your support. Do share the post and work together for this noble cause.Β 

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KINDLY NOTE – THIS PROJECT HAS BEEN INITIATED WITH THE HELP OF BLOGCHATTER FOR THIS MONTH UNDER THE #BLOGCHATTERPROJECTS SEASON-2. Their efforts must be appreciated as it gives an opportunity to the bloggers to achieve the success in their dream projects.

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