“Matru Devo Bhava! Pitru Devo Bhava! Acharya Devo Bhava!” -Taittiriya Upanishad

Indian culture acknowledges the importance and status of a teacher i.e., Guru and parents and puts them on the same pedestal. The importance and recognition given to a Guru are sometimes even more than that of the parents, according to the various instances from manuscripts and Holy Scriptures like Ramayana and Mahabharata. Religious scriptures depict a way of life which is relevant up to this date.

Ethics is an important universal value and integral to the Indian culture and heritage. The age-old phrase of Satyam, Shivam and Sundaram that is, Truth, Goodness and Beauty respectively, is very much part of the Indian values system. Amongst it, goodness is related to ethics. Ethics and ethical practices are important human values which every education system aims to inculcate amongst its students. Apeejay Stya University has a prime focus on the development of a moral and ethical mindset in its student’s body.

Post-secondary education, which begins after successful completion of 10+2 schooling, provides a gateway to building a constructive career for an individual. A secondary school graduate has a myriad of career options to choose from, depending upon his / her interests, achievements and aptitude. Considering the current job scenario and societal demand, one of the most emerging career options after 12th grade is teaching. A candidate can opt for an integrated B.A. B.Ed. course or B.Sc. B.Ed. At this moment, B.A. B.Ed. the integrated course is available in limited institutions throughout India e.g. the Regional Institutes of Education (RIEs) under NCERT, selected government and private universities and some colleges of teacher education.

When there is success in Indian education it is because of the genius of our children and youth, the deep involvement of parents, our stable families and cultures, and the efforts of thousands of dedicated unsung teachers and professors. Education is the ladder of social and economic mobility, allowing within a generation the children of labourers to become teachers, electricians, nurses and pharmacists, the children of teachers and tradesmen to become engineers, doctors and industrialists.

It is a universal task of government to make sure such ladders of learning exist to be climbed everywhere and that they’re sturdy and spacious.

New Delhi, June 20: Taking a dim view of the violence on university and college campuses by members of students wings of political parties, the Supreme Court on Friday said that it was leading to criminalisation of politics.