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“Primary education–a first glance”–Daily Metta

September 1: “The foundation that Macaulay laid of education has enslaved us.” –Gandhi (Hind Swaraj, Chapter 18)   Thomas Babington Macaulay went to India on what was in his eyes, a “civilizing mission” to reform their system of education to create a class of civil servants for the British Raj. For him it may have… read more