Fail the method, not the child

Fail the method, not the child

It was John Holt who famously said, “fail the method, not the child”, back in the 1970s. However, this seems so difficult in practice. When we say ‘fail’ it doesn’t necessarily mean a failure at an examination or at the end of an academic...
River Ganga | Saving India’s Lifeline

River Ganga | Saving India’s Lifeline

Over the past few years, I have been deeply concerned at the monumental environmental threats faced by the Himalayas and, Ganga in particular. These two have remained our cultural icons since times immemorial. Despite its haloed status, it is today the world’s fifth...
An Alternative School in India

An Alternative School in India

“This school has given me everything… I have learnt that a teacher can be a friend… I have experienced teaching which you can’t describe in words.”   “It is the best residential school I’ve ever been to. At PGS, the syllabus is tough, but because of the...