Happy Teachers’ Day!

September 5 is celebrated in India as “Teachers’ Day.” Teachers are felicitated and feted and fussed over, one day a year. Indians also celebrate Guru Purnima, which is also really Teachers’ Day–but now more likely, referring the person who is your spiritual guru or the person who teaches you the arts. All over the world, … More Happy Teachers’ Day!

School admissions, traumatised parents and an annual season of anxiety

Most Indian parents value education and would like to get the best education they can afford for their children. It is another matter that their definition of ‘best’ may be debatable and that this might not extend to their daughters. This article by a former Chief Secretary of Delhi discusses the problems with nursery admissions … More School admissions, traumatised parents and an annual season of anxiety