I watched the Hindi film Super 30 again. It is based on a true story of a mathematics teacher who runs an educational program for poor children. The film scrutinizes the ambition of parents and children in India to enter the top engineering schools known as the Indian Institute of Technology and the ethics of coaching centers.
Notebook Kashmir: Film on children in an abandoned school
Notebook is about children in an abandoned primary school in Kashmir. The story of kids wanting to study, but caught in this strange sociopolitical situation unfolding before them.
Mismatch of Jobs and Skills for Today’s Youth?
Typing and typewriters: An outdated skill? I write on jobs and skills required for the youth in this new world of internet and smartphones. The concerns I highlight in this note based on my research are: What is a good education and appropriate skills for students entering the job market? Is there a mismatch? In … Continue reading Mismatch of Jobs and Skills for Today’s Youth?