Thursday, December 25, 2008

Lessons in democracy, the NCERT way

Many in India may be blaming democracy for our ills but the National Council for
Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is asking students to ponder over what
is better — democracy or dictatorship. In a reply to a Right To Information
(RTI) application on “corruption as a topic in school education” to an activist
Manish Sisodia, the NCERT has provided copies of the chapters included in the
Class IX to XII syllabi, providing interesting insights into teaching democracy,
corruption and education.

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