Interesting stuff we come across on Twitter…
The Hindu asks five prominent names on the Indian English literary circuit for their favourite books of this decade. Shashi Deshpande talks about ‘Tradition and Indian Writing in English‘ . The Hippocampus blog has a list of books published in India for children in the year 2009. Sign the Right to Read Campaign Declaration. Indian momics (comics on mobile phones) are all set to revolutionise the industry in February.
News from the Jaipur Literature Festival:
Jaipur Diary – The Early Birds
@nilanjanaroy: Very rough notes from the Jaipur literature festival and hanging out with the gang at Jaipur on Day 2.
@forbes_india: Day One at the Jaipur Literature Festival – some notes
IBBY Fund for Children in Crisis: The Haiti Project
Watch ‘I Need My Teacher To Learn 3.0‘ , a video on why teachers must embrace emerging technologies and make the classroom a greater place of learning. The world will soon become a smaller place for nearly 1.5 crore schoolgoing children in India who are going to be linked though broadband internet connections and webcams within the next three years.
Education’s Big Face-off : Private Schools or Govt. Schools?
Revisiting our archives : Girl Star- Anita the Beekeeper
VOLUNTEER / INTERNSHIPS/ FELLOWSHIPS
Do you know exceptional individuals with ideas/initiatives for social change? UnLtd India is looking for applicants from Mumbai.
IG Khan Memorial Trust invites photo/ graphic short stories on social justice. Last date: 25th Jan,2010.
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