i like to bring few articles from new papers and get attention and suggestions.
“Private coaching poachesmainstream education” TOI dated June 25 2013.
“Private tuitions now amulti-billion rupee industry: Survey” Indian express dated june 26th 2013.
and “Geek tragedy: Plot weakens" TOI dated: 4th August 2013
Few highlights of these articles:
“A majority of the middle-class parents have been spending one third of their monthly income on private tuitions for their wards to do better in their examinations and prepare them for competitive entrance exams for professional courses,” the survey stated.
“The current size of the private coaching industry in India is about $23.7 billion (Rs 1,41,416.33 crore) and is likely to touch $40 billion (Rs 2,38,677.36 crore) by 2015,” the survey added.
“Private tutors charge Rs 1,000 to Rs 4,000 per hour per student on a one-to-one basis, while group tuition costs Rs 1,000 to Rs 6,000 per month, it said.”
“Reports of vacant seats (80,000 in Tamil Nadu; 70,000 in MP; 50,000 in Maharashtra; and 7,800 in Gujarat), and colleges applying for closure are being seen as signs of interest in the field waning." on engineering education.
Schools are becoming only authorised centers for enrolling to get the certificates as per rules and for learning the students are depending on some other source.
Why teachers in a tuition centres are teaching well and not in the school????
Are the tuition centres are well equipped with teaching methodology and education technology applications than the schools???????
What is the case of students who are not in a position to pay both school and extra fees for tuition centres?
Why to elaborate, what are your suggestions to transform the school education a real and meaningful within the school system?
Is it possible to make a change by any methods for a real impact in the students and middle class parents day to day routines???