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Evaluating Education

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195689440
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080342 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0013
Evaluating Education

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This interview focuses on the education systems in India and an evaluation of these by Krishna Kumar. Beginning with a discussion on the reasons why the Congress-led governments or the BJP were unable to improve the standards of education in the country, Krishna Kumar and Ramin Jahanbegloo look at education as a means of addressing social disparities. In the course of the interview, Kumar stresses on important lessons for the future, which involve the Gandhian and Tagorian theories of education.

Keywords: education systems; Krishna Kumar; standards of education; social disparities; Gandhian theory; Tagorian theory; theories of education

Chapter.  3568 words. 

Subjects: Indian Politics

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