Tag Archives: Education

TED Talk: Learning from a Barefoot Movement

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Sanjit Roy founded the Barefoot college in Tilonia, Rajasthan, a non-government organisation that has been providing basic services and solutions to problems in rural communities, with the objective of making them self-sufficient and sustainable. These ‘Barefoot solutions’ can be broadly categorised into solar energy, water, education, health care, rural handicrafts, people’s action, communication, women’s empowerment and wasteland development.

Newt Gingrich: Latest Moronic Ideas

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“You are in a school that is failing, with a teacher that is failing”.

A person with common sense would reason that the education system needs to be improved.

Not Newt Gingrich. He suggests that local kids should be made to clean the schools to “make them rise up”!