September 26, 2013

Good teacher in search of good student in search of good teacher...

...in search of good student.

Is there an end to this quest in an academic situation? Good teachers complain that most students don't apply themselves the way they should; good students find that most teachers are not up to the mark. Good teachers spend long hours researching, and are disappointed at the indifference among students. Enthusiastic and idealistic students soon discover mediocrity.

A good student needs an inspiring teacher needs a good student. Is it just chance that the twain sometimes meet?

An apology to Africans

We have had a professional connect with Africa for a long time. While at ICRISAT during the eighties, we met and were friends with sever...