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Bootstrapping kit to self-learn

BOOOTSTRAPPING KIT TO SELF-LEARN Guy Claxton identified “ taughtitis” as an unintended consequence of learning at School ( https://youtu.be/JxWybvns1jg ).  Thomas Fray ( https://youtu.be/E3bUn9-j0yo ) said if we insert a teacher between us and what we need to learn, we can’t learn fast enough … Continue reading

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Learning to Self-Learn:

Today marks one year of the NEP2020. One of its key recommendations is “ Learning to Learn”. These 5 videos give a glimpse of the future for which education should be preparing you. For everything that the education policy may … Continue reading

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Educating Oneself for an unknown and uncertain world:

“Educating oneself for an unknown and uncertain world” One of my favorite stories that I have been sharing these days is about Albert Einstein and his teaching assistant when he was teaching at Princeton University. He had just wrapped up … Continue reading

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Learning Prescriptions:

Learning Prescriptions:  For about 5 years, since the World Economic Forum in January 2016 described the present era as the 4th Industrial Age, and Anthony Seldon used the phrase “ Fourth Education Revolution”, I have been exploring disruptive innovations in … Continue reading

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The Transformational Term:

The Transformational Term:  The phrase “ Transformational Term” refers to the period of transformation from adolescence (~15 years) to adult/ youth ( ~18 years)of an individual. It also refers to the transformation from ‘education for the past’ which could be … Continue reading

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Learning Prescriptions:

Learning Prescriptions: During the last year, it has become clear that we need new innovations in education. One such innovation is the “ Learning Prescription”. I had been earlier espousing the idea of a “ to learn” list in analogy … Continue reading

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Success Skills for School Leavers:

Later in the day, I am in conversation with a group of students who should be completing their School education soon. Unlike their seniors who had a rather predictable and deterministic future, these children of the 21st Century are witnessing … Continue reading

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Learning to Self-Learn:

🔖 INVITATION Certified Master Trainers Training Programme (Learning to Self – Learn) 🎙️ Resource Person –  Prof. M M Pant Madan Pant Former Pro Vice Chancellor, IGNOU & Brand Ambassador – CED FOUNDATION ( MMPant.net and MMPant.com)  📜 #CERTIFICATION National Institute of Education … Continue reading

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What is worth learning?…in the age of intelligent machines

What is worth learning?  ……..In the age of intelligent machines:  The Backdrop:  One of the most important questions that we face these days regarding education is—- what’s worth learning? What’s worth learning for the present times? What’s worth learning for … Continue reading

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AInEd Supremacy:

AInEd Supremacy:  Recently China announced that it had achieved Quantum Supremacy. Google had made the same claim in October2019. The phrase ‘ Quantum Supremacy’  was coined  in 2012 by the Caltech Professor John Preskill to describe the  situation when a Quantum Computer could … Continue reading

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