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Educating Millions : a new approach

Going back to the Drawing Board: Several years ago, around the year 2009, I wrote a piece for the National Council for Teacher Education, that was published in a volume ” Teacher Education: Reflections Towards Policy Formulation” edited by M.A.Siddiqui, … Continue reading

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The transformation of education because of ICT and Internet

ICT integration in Education: Whether we draw analogies from tipping point, phase transitions, paradigm shift, disruptive innovation,points of inflection, singularities, metamorphosis, emergence in complex systems, or a quantum jump, we cannot help drawing the inference that because of the influence … Continue reading

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A set of resources to help develop a University Strategic Plan

Recommended readings and viewings: 1: The Sabre Tooth Curriculum: http://www.nassauboces.org/cms/lib5/ny18000988/centricity/domain/57/thesabertoothcurriculumshort.pdf 2: Every Curriculum tells a Story ; The Dragon Slayer Curriculum: http://www.socraticarts.com/docs/sccwhitepaper.pdf 3: Humans Need Not Apply – YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Pq-S557XQU 4: Clayton Christensen on ‘ Disruption’: the Clarendon lectures delivered … Continue reading

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7 Desirable Traits in a StartUp Team member:

“Making The Right Startup Employee: The Traits That Count”. Traits in startup employees: 1. Adaptability : Being able to play multiple roles : Chaprasi to Chairman or Peon to President ( पीर बावरची भिशती खर) 2. Effective Communication, persuasion ( … Continue reading

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Some thoughts and 5 recommended books for young parents

Some thoughts on Parenting for the early years: 1. Of course, every parent’s number one concern will be: “Is my child getting a proper education to compete and thrive in our world?” ( prosper, flourish) 2. The one thing most … Continue reading

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Some thoughts for AIMA event on 31st March 2015

Management Education: Design and Structure- The Way Ahead Summarised as 3 key statements and 5 bulleted points for each. This is supplemented by some links to other readings. 1: The world is changing: * Abundance: the future is better than … Continue reading

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The Countdown to success: in 55 inspirational words

The Countdown to Success: 55 words of inspiration: In this VUCA ( volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world) living in an age of brevity of instant messaging with WhatsApp, I began to reflect upon what age old wisdom I would … Continue reading

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