Role of CBSC in Secondary Education

The programme is about Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and its role in secondary education in India.

The expert in the programme talks about the historical background of CBSC and how has its impacted the secondary education system in India.

The expert further discusses the organizational setup of CBSE, besides giving a detailed overview of the role played by CBSE in secondary education system.

Mahatama Gandhi

Mahatama Gandhi is known as Gandhiji out of reverence, ‘Bapu’ out of affection, ‘Mahatama’ on account of saintly nature and ‘father of the nation’ for his role in the freedom of India from British rule. He evolved the ideas of truth and non violence. The lecture explains the Gandhian philosophy and its relevance to the contemporary world.  It throws light on the educational concepts propagated by Gandhi.

Rabindharanath Tagore

As one of the earliest educators to think in terms of the global village, Rabindranath Tagore’s educational model has a unique sensitivity and aptness for education within multi-racial, multi-lingual and multi-cultural situations, amidst conditions of acknowledged economic discrepancy and political imbalance. This lecture explains Rabindharanath Tagore's Educational Philosophy and principles of education.

Type Theories of Personality

The programme is about the concept of Type Theories of Personality. In the programme, subject expert discusses the various type theories of personality. The expert also discusses the various types of personalities and gives examples of each personality type.

Towards the end, expert lists the loop holes in the type theory of personality.

Concept of Guidance

The programme is about the concept of Guidance. The expert begins the programme by discussing the meaning of Guidance. Elaborating further, the expert discusses the nature and scope of Guidance with the help of relvant examples. The expert further discusses the various forms of Guidance, viz

  1. Educational Guidance
  2. Vocational Guidance and
  3. Personal Guidance

Towards the end, the expert talks about the importance of Guidance in people’s lives with the help of relevant examples.

Concept and scope of Education

Education is a life-long process and according to J.S. Mackenzie, “it is a process that goes on throughout life, and is promoted by every experience in life. Education includes all the influences which act upon an individual during his passage from the cradle to the grave." Thus, education in its broader meaning is the cumulative effect of variances received by an individual in his home, out-of-home life, in the school, out of school.


Adult Education , Literacy and Further education, Global and Indian perspective

Education aims at producing a change within the learner as a person and within people as a community. Achieving this change all sections of society and all age groups need to be taken on board through all forms of educational and information programs in order to enable them to participate in the process of transformation.

Trait theories of Personalities

Trait theories are mainly concerned with the description or characterization of basic components of personality. They try to discover the building blocks of personality. Human beings display a wide range of variations in psychological attributes, yet it is possible to club them into smaller number of personality traits. Trait approach is very similar to our common experience in everyday life.


Rousseau, an educationist was among the pioneers who brought extraordinary change in social and political structure of many countries through his sound educational ideas. In fact, his thought-provoking ideas such as liberty, equality and fraternity, leads to modification of political sociological tendency in education.


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