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Gaming And Gandhi: How To Save Our Educational Systems

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Mahatma Gandhi recognised the importance of building character. He believed the education system of his time was flawed and little has changed in this regard.

Imagine a world where every political leader had to pass a test. Not an academic examination or a face-to-face interrogation, but an assessment of the individual’s social and emotional competencies. How do you think our political leaders would fare?

Though we’ll never know the results, what is clear is that we need to develop socio-emotional competencies, not just in our political leaders, but across society. Mahatma Gandhi, too, recognised the importance of building character. He believed the education system of his time was flawed (little has changed in this regard). Real education, he argued, had to draw out the best from young people……...……………………..