The joys of Bharatnatyam with Anjana Ramesh

Ananya Sampath talks to her Bharatnatyam teacher, Anjana Ramesh, about her journey to a seasoned Indian classical danseuse. Anjana talks about how overcoming challenges, following her heart, and being inspired and self-motivated are vital to pursuing one’s dream. If you’re an aspiring performing artist in the making, Anjana’s story may be just for you.

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Union Christian College – nostalgic over my alma mater

As the prestigious Union Christian College, Aluva in Kerala, recently completed 100 years, Sheema Shireen beams with pride as she shares the rich history of her college. She also recounts some of the fondest memories and favourite spots she was lucky to have enjoyed as a college student. For those of you who are caught up with life’s busy routine, this memoir is sure to take you down nostalgic moments of college life.

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Impacts of online schooling on preschoolers

Kavita Srivastava connects with preschool educationists and parents on the effectiveness and challenges of online schooling. While it is a ‘temporary’ solution due to the pandemic, we need to understand that online schooling cannot replace a physical classroom environment designed to hone children’s physical, emotional, and mental development. While online schooling helps keep the routine going, it is causing a deep-rooted impact that needs to be urgently addressed with appropriate policies and precautionary measures to prevent our next generation of children from being adversely impacted.

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Equal Pay – How do we bridge the gender pay divide

Same qualifications, same experience, then why the difference in pay scale between men and women? Women today are an equally important part of the Indian workforce, yet they go underpaid. Xth Grader, Parashie Sidhwani explores the facets of the ‘gender pay gap’ and shares snippets of reforms that corporates in India could imbibe to have a happier and productive workforce based on the principles of ‘equal pay’.

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Preschool Philosophy Guide for New Parents

Parents are waking up to new concepts of learning, realising there’s much to education taking place within the four walls of a classroom. We’re are also realising the importance of emotional resilience or EQ rather than just focusing on marks, IQ and winning competitions. Here’s an in-depth analysis of various pre-school philosophies to help parents decide what’s best for their children, as good habits begin early!

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Should Legal Education be made mandatory for the youth?

This Women’s Day as we celebrate the beauty and strength of women across the globe, Amrita Paul, a Human Right Advocate talks about why Legal Education is mandatory amongst the youth in our country. As women have been carving an equitable space for themselves since centuries, Amrita urges every citizen of our country to strive for equal rights, freedom and opportunities for all.

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Should farming be a part of our school & college curriculum?

With the pandemic changing our outlook towards life, Dr Praba N wonders whether farming and agriculture should be introduced as a part of our school and college curriculum. In a tech driven world, where children are being taught coding, will it help generations to survive without the basic necessity of human life i.e. food? Dr Praba lists out nine reasons why farming should be taught to our children so that it makes them more socially conscious human beings, which can also help in making our country self-reliant.

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