Reject rote learning

'Nothing will improve unless we are prepared to radically change what is taught, learnt and evaluated in our educational institutions. From our best educational institutions to our worst, from pre-primary classes to postgraduate levels, almost the entire enterprise of teaching and learning, with few exceptions, is geared to formulas and procedures involving students in "by hearting", and reproduction of a vast array of facts.'

John Kurien, 'Say No To Rote Learning'
Read the complete opinion here.


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