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J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice: Social and Moral Vision for Inclusive Education

Meenakshi Thapan and Meenakshi Thapan

Abstract

First in the series on Education and Society in South Asia, this volume focuses on the educational thought of a world-renowned teacher, thinker, and writer—Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895–1986). This edited volume examines Krishnamurti’s work and explores his contemporary relevance in educational endeavours and practices in different parts of the country. The contributors to the volume argue that Krishnamurti sought to change the way education is perceived, from the mere teaching of curriculum into a life-changing experience of learning from relationships and life. Through a range of essays that addr ... More

Keywords: Krishnamurti, education, relationship, teacher education, curriculum, RIVER, MGML programme

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780199487806
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199487806.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Meenakshi Thapan, editor
Professor, Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University

Meenakshi Thapan, series editor
Professor, Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University

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Section 1: Social, Ecological, and Moral Insights into Educational Practice

2 Insight through Awareness

Hillary Rodrigues

Section 2: Learner-Centred Pedagogy in Practice

7 A Space Sans Fear

Priyanuj Choudhury

Section 3: Diversity and Inclusive Education: The Multigrade–Multilevel Programme