Category Archives: Interviews

Kiwami’s focus is on primary education: Mitsuyo Tamai

Mitsuyo Tamai, Founder, Kiwami , a Japan-based out school learning institute, talks about the primary education scenario in her country What is the literacy rate of students in Japan between the age group of 0-14 enrolled in Pre-School and Primary education? The literacy rate of

Without science, I will not be able to live: C N R Rao

>> Improve the government’s contribution to science to at least 1.5 to 2 % of the GDP. Industry-contribution is almost zero We need to improve the government’s contribution to science to at least 1.5 to 2 % of the GDP.  Our industry has to contribute

‘We are now driven by data, emerging technologies are omnipotent today’

“As automation replaces operational jobs and traditional IT requirements, IT companies that have not embraced these emerging technologies are beginning to see receding guidance” We are on the brink of a technology revolution spearheaded by emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (MI).

Young people are trained to dance, not to teach: Leela Samson

Well-trained teachers are not to be found even in major dance institutions, says Leela Samson Leela Samson, eminent Bharatanatyam dancer, choreographer, and the former chairperson of Central Board of Film Certification, has some candid views on the arts education scenario in India. “The arts education

‘Seeing a nude body is sin here; it needs to be changed’

The world is talking about gender equality; do you think the concept of gender equality is between men and women? Sometimes not. There are about 50 gender groups in society including homosexuals, heterosexuals, transgenders…Malayalam film maker Prince John, in his debut attempt, takes up a

Generic education is no longer the need of the industry: Dr K J S Anand

The latest trends in management education revolve around the new specializations: Dr K J S Anand “In India, management has taken a new form and not lost its sheen completely. They are talking about entrepreneurship, industry-specific courses and capability-based education. Generic education is no longer