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    On Stories, Childhood and Ecological Consciousness By Professor Avijit Pathak

    On Stories, Childhood and Ecological Consciousness In this article the author rediscovers two beautiful stories and reflects on childhood and ecological consciousness in the context...

    Beyond Stardom: Om Puri and the Art of Acting By Avijit Pathak

    LIVING MEMORY Beyond Stardom: Om Puri and the Art of Acting Even though Om Puri passed away, his superb acting, his spirited work and his contribution...

    Social Sciences in India and the Glimpses of Critical Thought By Prof. Avijit Pathak

    Social Sciences in India and the Glimpses of Critical Thought Modernity, development, morality—these are important issues that continue to strike our imagination. And when a...

    Letters and Biographies: Beyond Textbooks By Avijit Pathak

                                              Letters and Biographies: Beyond Textbooks ...

    Theory is Practice, Practice is Theory By ...

    Theory is Practice, Practice is Theory A real challenge a teacher/educator faces is how to practice the theories or ideals of education he/she cherishes. Here...

    THE FRAGRANCE OF MATHEMATICS ...

    THE FRAGRANCE OF MATHEMATICS We worked with a group of children. And we introduced the mathematical concepts like fraction and decimal; ratio and proportion; and positive and...
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    Watch | The Hollowness of Delhi University Cut Off

    In this latest episode of Cultural Matrix Professor Avijit Pathak speaks on 'The Hollowness of Delhi University Cut Off'. With inflated marks, hyper- competitiveness and vulgar cut off, we are destroying the spirit of meaningful education.

    “Let us not underestimate the power of the human spirit”, says Ms. Suman Kumar

    Ms. Suman Kumar - Director, Bluebells School International/Delhi-is an outstanding educationist and teacher. In a conversation with Professor Avijit Pathak, she has narrated her intellectual trajectory, her deep engagement with the school, the new challenges the pandemic has posed, and the necessity of a nuanced pedagogic practice to sensitize young students at this moment of bewilderment when the taken-for-granted world seems to have crumbled.

    Interview | “For me, coming to Rishi Valley is a very natural transition”, says Professor Meenakshi Thapan

    Meenakshi Thapan was Professor of Sociology at Delhi School of Economics. And her book Life at School:An Ethnographic Study has enriched the domain of sociology of education in India, and inspired young students and researchers to take active interest in the dynamics of educational institutions, knowledge and curriculum. In a conversation with Professor Avijit Pathak, she has narrated her academic journey, her meeting with Jiddu Krishnamurti, her engaged communion with the spirit of Krishnamurti's educational philosophy, and her decision to devote herself to Rishi Valley school after her retirement from Delhi University

    The Universal Appeal of Rabindranath Tagore

    On the occasion of Rabindranath Tagore’s birth anniversary The New Leam sent a series of questions to Professor Avijit Pathak . His responses throw light on the poet, his literary and philosophic creations, his educational practices and his engagement with Mahatma Gandhi.

    Love, Power and Femininity: Rediscovering Satyajit Ray’s Mahanagar 

    On International Women’s Day Professor Avijit Pathak looks at Satyajit Ray’s Mahanagar—a film released in 1963, and finds a nuanced language of love, courage and femininity which, as he argues, makes Ray’s visual narrative immensely relevant even in contemporary times.

    Video|Assault on Studentship: Jamia and Other Public Universities

    While referring to the recent attack on Jamia students, Professor Avijit Pathak explains the crisis confronting our public universities.