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Not just grades : school that educate differently / Rajeev Sharma.

By: Sharma, Rajeev [Author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Gurgaon, Haryana : Penguin Random House India, 2018Description: xvi, 389 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780670090716 (paperback).Subject(s): Education -- India -- Case studies | Grading and marking (Students) -- India -- Case studies | Schools -- India -- Case studiesDDC classification: 370.954 SHA Summary: In the race to admit more and more children in privately run, English-medium schools and orient them to a world of cut-throat competition and grades-based performance, the quality of education is suffering. Children, teachers and, of course, educational institutions themselves are constantly struggling to survive in such an atmosphere. However, while most schools play to the gallery, there are some that have attempted to swim against the current. They aim for the overall development of their students and try to establish a healthy learning environment. Not Just Grades is about schools that have proved that it is possible to weave positive personal development together with academic excellence. Innovative and full of creative ideas, these schools have a made in difference in imparting education in the absence of extensive resources or capital.
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In the race to admit more and more children in privately run, English-medium schools and orient them to a world of cut-throat competition and grades-based performance, the quality of education is suffering. Children, teachers and, of course, educational institutions themselves are constantly struggling to survive in such an atmosphere.
However, while most schools play to the gallery, there are some that have attempted to swim against the current. They aim for the overall development of their students and try to establish a healthy learning environment.
Not Just Grades is about schools that have proved that it is possible to weave positive personal development together with academic excellence. Innovative and full of creative ideas, these schools have a made in difference in imparting education in the absence of extensive resources or capital.

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