About the BookIndian educational scenario, over the past few decades, has been characterised by massive quantitative expansion at all levels. The country is faced with a staggering backlog of various developmental problems from which educational problems cannot be separated.
The book presents a number of thought-provoking ideas which would make valuable contributions to the meaning, concept, purpose and set-up of education. The new and modern approach to education—from its rural needs and national tasks to the emerging global trends and developments—has been discussed in this book.
The book deals with the global trends and developments of education at all levels. To address all these urgent concerns of mankind, the subject matter contained in this book makes a notable contribution to help readers/participants in the current issues on the purpose, content and set-up of education.
The book contains selected topics of education to help B.Ed., M.Ed. and M.Phil. students. The main topics included in the book are—Educational System of India; Educational Agencies; Educational Set-up in India; Indian Concept of Development; Indian Vision for Twenty First Century; Educational Goal for Sustainable Development; Growth and Development of Education; Modern Approach to Education; and Global Trends in Education.
It is hoped that the book will prove highly useful to the students, research scholars, teachers and teacher educators. It will be equally beneficial to those who want to know about the latest trends and developments in the field of education.About the Author/sR.P. Pathak, Reader, Department of Education, LBS Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), New Delhi, has been teaching B.Ed. and M.Ed. classes. He is M.A. in Ancient History and Archaeology, Sanskrit and Sociology and holds a Ph.D. degree in Education from B.H.U., Varanasi. He has been guiding Ph.D. and Master level research. He has served in various institutions, i.e. NCERT, SCERT and IGNOU. He has authored more than fifteen books besides writing research articles and papers for various journals of repute.