About the BookThe book deals with the problems of education : Pre-primary, Primary, Secondary, Higher Secondary, College and University level education. It discusses various spheres of education like : Women Education, Adult Education, Education of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. The various political, technological and social impacts on education are analysed. The book examines the various types of education : Population Education, Physical Education, Health Education, Religious and Moral Education, Technological Education, Teacher Education. Evaluating the different aims of education like Education for Democracy, Education for National and Emotional Integration, Education for International and Inter-Cultural Understanding, it discusses the problems peculiar to the entire structure of education : Administration and Supervision, Curriculum, Evaluation and Examination, Work Experience, Medium of Instruction. It studies problems peculiar to expansion of education : Universalisation, Diversification, Text-book Nationalisation, Standardisation, Indianisation and Modernisation.
It is hoped that the book will be useful for teachers, academicians, educational planners, researchers, administrators as well as for common readers.About the Author/sDr. Ram Nath Sharma, M.A., D.Phil., D.Litt., has been President U.P. Philosophers Association for a decade; LMI : Indian Philosophical Association and Darshan Parishad; Director : Sri Aurobindo Research Institute; Chief Editor : Research Journal of Philosophy and Social Science; Head of the Department of P.G. Studies and Research at Meerut College for two decades. He has guided more than two dozen Ph.D. scholars. Dr. Sharma has authored more than one hundred research papers and an equal number of books in the field of Education and Psychology.
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Sharma (born 1962), M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., U.G.C. Research Fellow, Panjab University, Chandigarh (1985-1988), worked in I.C.S.S.R. Sponsored Project (1987) on ‘Overseas Indian Entrepreneurs in Kenya’. He is LMI : Indian Sociological Society, Uttar Pradesh Samaj Shastra Parishad, Indian Research Association, U.P. Darshan Parishad. He is author of dozens of papers and books on Sociology both in Hindi and English. Dr. Sharma has utilised his experience of teaching Sociology to Post-graduate and Under-graduate students for writing ideal textbooks both in Hindi and English on almost all the papers taught in this subject at Indian Universities. He taught at N.A.S. P.G. College, Meerut (1987-1991). At present he is Lecturer at N.R.E.C. (P.G.) College, Ch. Charan Singh University.