B-11, Virat Bhawan,
Mukherjee nagar commercial
Manjari Gopal 9810763128
Mrs. Kusum Jain 9811193170
together as a group in June 1992 to fight the gross injustices inflicted on our
children in the name of education. We have been observing with increasing
concern that education on the whole is suffering from a deep malaise; deficient
text books, narrowly conceived yet over burdening curriculum, inefficient
teaching, proliferation of expensive coaching classes and guide books, lack of
laboratory and library facilities and to top it all a decayed examination
realised that there were parents from all walks of life who share a common
concern for future generations. We feel that the present state of education is
due to public ignorance and apathy as well as to the bureaucratic ‘Iron Frame’.
The need for a forum was felt where concerned people could collectively work in
order to bring meaningful changes in our education.
‘Parents’ Forum for Meaningful Education’ is registered with the Registrar of
Societies, Delhi with the Registration No. S/ 24403/1993.
AIMS & OBJECTIVES
precious asset of any nation is its people and the values they cherish.
Students of today are the
decision-makers and the nation builders of tomorrow. The aim of this Forum is
to help reshape our current educational system at all levels and keep it
updated so as to make it comparable with the best in the world and the best in
our tradition. To this end, we propose the aims and objects for which the
society is established are as under:
State and National Legislatures, academic and educational bodies and all other
concerned with the information necessary to keep educational system constantly
updated to enable it meet the changing needs and challenges. This includes:
developing more meaningful teaching practices, increasing the autonomy of
institutions, and reforming an archaic examination system.
the support of individuals and institutions – private and public – in
influencing our deliberative bodies to develop the best quality education our
society is capable of.
To work for
accountability in the educational system at all levels.
greater interaction between parents, teachers and students.
more meaningful participation of students in the educational process.
develop values and inculcate tolerance towards all beliefs and beings.
Conferences, Seminars, debates, Symposia – and explore all other means to
develop a pedagogically sound basis for meaningful education in our country.
whatever articles, journals, books, and papers necessary to help achieve the
goals of the Forum. And in addition, to increase public awareness by promoting discussions
on educational issues in the media.
To do all
other things as may be required to further the aims and objects of the forum.
We would like to
learning as the goal of education, to encourage students' active participation
in the process of learning.
learning with surroundings and with practical experience. It should not be
confined to class-room lectures.
To work for
meaningful curriculum. Make sports, culture, art, and other activities as an
integral part of curriculum and to provide stress free classroom environment
To work to
ensure that children are not subjected to Corporal Punishment in schools and
they receive education in an environment of freedom and dignity, free from
fear. Delhi High Court Judgement on Banning Corporal Punishment.
To work for
inspiring textbooks and other related material for self learning;
cohesion in the diffused system of education that we have at present. To
investigate why large number of students dropout from school? And find ways to
bring them back to the school.
information to students about various career opportunities;
counselling service to students and parents.