Getting the right education administrators4 min read 08 Jun 2017, 05:35 AM IST
Authoritarianism in an education system is particularly problematic because it negates the very values of autonomy
The Yamuna flows fast and pristine there, between the steeply rising mountains. The mood in the neat quadrangle of the school on its banks was upbeat. The children seemed happy and were engaged. Some children were sitting and writing, and some were singing songs. Two six-year-old boys were singing along while writing numbers on a blackboard. They were in flow. Equally involved in the math and the singing; switching songs without a pause in their number-writing. The children were doing all this on their own, without any instruction from the teacher.
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