Students are the victims and culprits of India’s broken higher education system
Thane Richard, qz.com
I recently read an article on the Kafila blog—more like an angry, reflective rant—written by some students from St. Stephen’s College in Delhi. To quickly summarize, the piece criticized the draconian views of the principal …
My experience with many of the international students I interact with has been similar to the author. Most are exceptional at memorization/working of pre provided information, far from lazy they seem to have hyper evolved into forming groups and passing on relevant facts. Where I’ve seen them fail is in the abstract, they don’t like unspecific questions or creative projects. If its not quantifiable it is difficult for them. This article was interesting because it gave me an insight into the teaching style many have grown up with. I think the true challenge is making sure our own educational system stats challenging and free thinking.