Cover Stories

A Profession Unlike Any Other

It could be an old cliche: ‘Good buildings don’t make good schools, good teachers do.’ The relevance of this old saying has gained more depth and significance in the modern era of education.

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
05 Sep 2022

A Teacher, Educator and Parent

While a teacher ‘informs’ students, an educator ‘forms’ them. Parents are the teachers at home and teachers are the parents at school.

Dr. Arnald Mahesh Dr. Arnald Mahesh
05 Sep 2022


Teachers are role models to their students. Their aim is not only enabling the students to be competent, but also make them persons of conscience, compassion and committed.

Sunny Jacob Sunny Jacob
05 Sep 2022

Her success did not lie in how much profit she earned from the world but how much the world profited from her.

Don Aguiar Don Aguiar
05 Sep 2022

The way of life of a teacher is undergoing a crisis accelerated by the advancement in communication technology and due to changing perceptions

Dr. Paul Pudussery Dr. Paul Pudussery
05 Sep 2022

A teacher should instill in children worthwhile habits of mind and heart and should shape their character and personality.

T.M. Joseph T.M. Joseph
05 Sep 2022

Given the prevailing atmosphere of hatred and divisiveness, teachers are in the best position to spread the message of goodwill -- irrespective of religion or caste

Joseph M. Dias Joseph M. Dias
05 Sep 2022

There is no reason to believe that the people of Jammu and Kashmir are happy with the changes. Nonetheless, there is, relatively speaking, better living conditions in the state now

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
05 Sep 2022

Every Indian has his or her own idea of India. Pseudo-nationalists would have us believe that India is now an ideal country.

Chhotebhai Chhotebhai
05 Sep 2022

Demolition of the twin towers in Noida might have put an end to the decade long battle between Supertech and the residents around the erstwhile twin towers

Aarti Aarti
05 Sep 2022

Known as the Smiling Pope, he made many decisions to humanise the papacy during his short term of just 33 days

F. M. Britto F. M. Britto
05 Sep 2022

Pappadam is a savoury no Malayali can do without, and is generally an unlimited offering at household events, parties, receptions, anywhere.

Robert Clements Robert Clements
05 Sep 2022