Experts to examine education system at Kerala seminar

November 14th, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS  

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 14 (IANS) Eminent education experts including Tariq Ali and S.K. Thorat will address a seminar to examine how far the present education system in India is relevant to the building of a truly democratic and secular society here next month. The seminar that begins Dec 4 is titled ‘Democratic and Secular Education: Kerala Experience’ and would be held in the Kerala University campus near the Technopark campus here.

Addressing newspersons here Friday, State Education Minister M.A. Baby said: “It would include two special lectures, five thematic sessions and 22 parallel sessions. By now 70 academic papers have already come and more are to come.”

The main speakers include eminent education experts Tariq Ali, John Harris, Michael Apple, S.K. Thorat, and Cameron McCarthy.

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