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    The Promise of Engaged Pedagogy

    Bell Hooks is known for her feminist thought and interesting work on pedagogy as an art. Here is a passage from her well known work where she shares with her readers her passion for the field of education and why she cannot remain a distant and aloof teacher.

    Creative Pedagogy and Innovative Learning in Adverse Situations

    Innovative Pedagogy must be at the heart of education. How can this be made possible in the most adverse of situations that often characterize schools in India with little infrastructural support? Amidst these circumstances can a child-centric pedagogy really be designed and implemented to suit our own specific socio-cultural needs?

    Pedagogy/Relevance of Education from Gandhi, Freire and Dewey’s Perspective

    The educational discourse of Gandhi, Freire and Dewey remind us of the multi-faceted debates on the meaning and significance of education in the society.

    Dramatics as Pedagogy in Classrooms

    Dramatics as an important pedagogic tool helps revive the classroom space. 

    Creative Pedagogy and Innovative Learning in Adverse Situations

    Throughout India teachers use the ‘Question & Answer system’ of imparting knowledge, since imparting knowledge is considered synonymous with teaching.

    The Pursuit of Dignity is Critical to Meaningful Pedagogy

    Just like adults, children too have a very strong sense of self-dignity. Our education machinery and the process of classroom transactions may often lead to a situation where the learner’s dignity is compromised upon. The article that follows argues that respecting and giving voice to the learner’s sense of dignity should be a critical priority of meaningful education.

    Pluralism and the Pedagogy of Tolerance

    In this thought provoking article the author has reflected on pluralism and dialogic education.

    Redefining Education as the Quest for Freedom: the Relevance of Critical Pedagogy in the Light of Paulo Freire’s Contributions

    Paulo Freire occupies a significant place in any discussion on critical pedagogy. Here is a piece that explores the relevance of his ideas in our times.

    Critical Pedagogy: Teachers as Transformative Intellectuals By Henry Giroux

    On the occasion of Henry Giroux’s birth anniversary we are happy to publish the extract from his article titled ‘Crossing the Boundaries of Educational Discourse: Modernism, Postmodernism and Feminism’. The New Leam believes that Henry Giroux is one of the leading critical pedagogues of our times, and his sharp reflections on culture, polity and education remind us of the discontents of the neo liberal notion of market-induced/skill-oriented learning.

    Performing Arts in Creative Pedagogy

    The evolution of pedagogy and the constant process of reinventing oneself to meet the challenges of a holistic education are central concerns of every pedagogue. It is in this context that the performing arts play such an important role, let us explore how.

    Creative Pedagogy is Passionate Pedagogy and Not Necessarily Elite

    Creative Pedagogy is Passionate Pedagogy and Not Necessarily Elite The month of May has its unique historical relevance marking many significant dates that continue to...