Role of a teacher as mentor is indubitable; however, it needs to be re-enforced emphatically to achieve greater good. Learning the art of mentoring can go a long way in enhancing outcome.
Over the next 5 years, education per se will see seismic shift, right from what a degree really means to how the degree is earned. It is high time that educational outcome is redefined and looked at from the prism of 5 big changes.
A lot has been written and said about gurus on the occasion of Guru Purnima* day. From teaching-learning perspective in higher education, what would a guru like the shishya to be? Three blessings from guru would make a student what it would take them to be and also improve the teaching-learning in higher education.
Informal learning is quite often neglected; however, it can play a crucial role in strengthening formal learning.