Choosing a Board of Education is one of the most difficult choices one makes. To help all of you out here we have the summary of All About Boards – a talk where Sridhar Rajagopalan shared very interesting viewpoints about it.
He has worked extensively with all Boards and it was indeed a pleasure listening to him. Presenting here a summary of his learnings in his own words with our interpretation
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Essentially meaning that schools of different Boards but with the same Management tends to do similar in learning levels.
All Boards seem to be converging towards common learning goals and their views on learning patterns are also becoming more common
Technology will force Boards to adopt new methods. Policies will be made out to reach a large number of students.
Skills could be anything- a particular hobby or soft skills or language skills or presentation skills. The ability to recall from memory will not establish your intelligence.
Self-explanatory it is!
It is when 500 students are competing for 5 seats of Engineering that the stress kicks in. Board exams by default are not stressful. With more higher education institutes coming in, the stress of getting into a ‘good’ college will be lesser.
Research has proved this time and again. And we would need an overhaul of existing systems to get this done but it can do wonders.
Your expectations from your child can make him nervous and frustrated. Keep them in check.
Besides this, there was a lot of other info he shared with us and it was truly worth having him.
Here are the various boards and their qualifications at a glance to help you navigate through the complex world of education boards.