Day: April 17, 2020

Post Coronavirus: How Important is Social Interactions for Student Learning?

Social interactions in schools, also generally known as “peer effects,” is considered to have a significant impact on individual students’ academic achievement. This is especially true in the Indian context where social bonds play a major role not only in emotional transactions but also in economic transactions between people. Traditionally, it is schools that provide […]

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Finding the gems in a minefield

“Brains, like hearts, go where they are appreciated.” –Robert McNamara, Fmr. American Secretary of Defense Any good and fair system to reward people looks at the schooling system as a whole based on results and perceptions. For Orchids The International School which is always looking at ways to ensure a fair and transparent rewards program […]

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