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Beyond Teaching – The larger meaning of Education

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The teachers of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan from across 55 branches in India put together a reportage of their experiences and what they took away from the three day ‘Beyond Teaching’ History for Peace conference in Kochi in January this year. Below are a compilation of their notes and observations. ALL INDIA CONFERENCE FOR TEACHERS –…

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Human Rights Defenders Programme at CHS: Class 3

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In the previous class, Rajosmita had left the students with a list of terms to dig deeper into. Picking two from there I began my first class for this new batch of the Human Rights Defenders programme at Chowringhee High: Civil law and Martial law.  ccccOne student read out a definition of civil law from…

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Human Rights Defenders Programme at CHS : class 2

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We picked up from where we finished in the last class, so that was with discussing the line from Jerry Pinto- ‘The fading is much much faster for the lesser being’. ccccThe students had some confusion regarding what fading could imply, given the context of Pinto’s article. So, we began with exploring what it would…

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Human Rights Defenders Programme at CHS again : class 1

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This was my first class with this batch of students at the Chowringhee High School. It was a class of approximately 30 students from the 9th grade. ccccThe class began with me writing out some words drawing from the module including Anne Frank, human rights, Nazi, Fascism, identity, caste, religion, gender, citizenship. The students were…

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