Episode 41 | Exploring Indian Education
“Education should teach you principles and values, not just how to compete.”
-Shubhada Ranjan on “Exploring Indian Education”
From the outside, the Indian educational system is a confusing landscape that produces some of the world’s top talent, CEOs and world leaders, yet is criticized for inequality and illiteracy. Yet, Indian education is making a huge impact on the world.
-What are the basic building blocks of Indian education?
-How did India move from the Guru/Shishya ancient system to a high tech, competitive enterprise?
-Does the Indian school system really start at age 3?
Shubhada Ranjan is the Head of Public Relations at a 3000 student school in Patna City, Bihar. A product of Indian education herself, college professor and community activist, she explores common questions and misconceptions about the Indian system from a unique global perspective.
Join us for an enlightening conversation with Jessica and Shubhada Ranjan explore many common questions and misconceptions about the Indian school systems.
The Invisible India Podcast’s opening and closing music is performed by Christopher Hale on Sitar and Ed Hanley on Tabla.