Durga Sitaraman is a teacher in Prakriya Green Wisdom School.
Today, more than ever before, education needs to be for the future, not only for the present or the past. Education also needs to focus on real life, rather than only on text books and exams.
The Indian Education System, especially the school system is much talked about these days. The CBSE (Central Board for Secondary Education) which has made the board exams optional at the 10th grade level may be one step to reduce meaningless rote learning – but we need to focus on what helps make learning more meaningful, relevant and holistic.