Tuesday, November 15, 2005
Azim Premji writes with candid resoluteness on how the current craze for coaching institutes is taking the fun out of adolescence. This has been an issue close to Premji's heart, and every time you hear him speak, he provides meaningful insights into how modern education is killing our children's creativity. Particularly interesting is the comparison he draws between a bonded child labour and the daughter of a high-profile executive in his company both of whom toil from day to night, the former to help her family make ends meet and the latter to gatecrash anyhow into an IIT. In today's TOI (print edition, not online yet).