Education is an integral aspect of modern human life, and the school especially is a central site of education. We can understand our societies if we examine the nature and facets of education and its strategies, especially since these systems are closely linked to other social institutions of family, government, religion and employment.
In this set of courses, you will learn the nature and content of education, and its context and structure, especially in India. We begin by a broad overview of what a democratic conception of education entails, and what the values and ethics that define educational structures are. We examine aspects of education that encourage learning and the role of a teacher in the learning process. will explore and evaluate classroom practices and environments and learn how educational processes determine what is worth teaching.