Author: Craig Jeffrey

Youth, waiting and action during Covid-19

In his book The Sense of an Ending, literary critic Frank Kermode considers the ticking of a clock. In the case of most clocks, each tick is an identical sound. But our brains impose an order on the sounds. We hear the first noise as ‘tick’ and the second as ‘tock’. Kermode likened this creation …

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Director’s Message: The National Education Policy

The draft National Education Policy (NEP), prepared by a committee chaired by Dr. K Kasturirangan and released in late May, is the first comprehensive policy statement on education in India since 1986. In India’s Union budget last week its recommendations began to be implemented. It is, to put it bluntly, a game-changing document. The NEP …

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