What Are the Advantages of Peer Learning?
Peer learning – which is being effectively used as a pedagogical method at RMN Foundation school – has enormous benefits for students.
By Rakesh Raman
In their weekly communication skills development program Educhat, the students of RMN Foundation school in New Delhi discussed the advantages of peer learning on Sunday, September 27.
The guest students – Jaiprakash, Pooja, and Suraj – explained the concept of peer learning and handled the questions from other students sitting in the audience.
It was discussed that peer learning – which is being effectively used as a pedagogical method at RMN Foundation school – has enormous benefits for students, as they can collaborate with each other to maximize their learning outcomes.
The students believed that if implemented properly at a large scale, peer learning can help reduce the burden on the traditional education systems and more students can achieve their career objectives with minimum resources.
RMN Foundation school students are taught to express their views through various communicative ways such as writing, drawings, and debating.
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The Foundation has introduced the Educhat form of discussion to empower its students to think, analyze, and express their views on crucial topics that impact their education.
The communication formats introduced by RMN Foundation are extremely useful for Indian students most of whom lack knowledge and communication skills because schools in India have failed to evolve and keep pace with the changing job market demands.
Schools in India
As schools in India operate with unskilled teachers who use archaic curricula and obsolete teaching techniques, most students fail to survive in the modern-day world when they move further in their careers.
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As a result, Indian students with degrees and diplomas are not employable in any modern profession. Worse, they are not even trainable for a professional job because their knowledge level is abysmally bad.
In fact, the prevailing education system in India is producing intellectually weak and morally corrupt people who are increasingly becoming a huge burden on the country’s socio-economic system.
To overcome this educational predicament, RMN Foundation has developed its own Constructive Education Framework to connect education with employability.
This is an alternative education option for students who want to get the right professional job and progress in the knowledge-driven world.
Free Modern Education
RMN Foundation schools are now providing free education to the children of economically weaker sections of the society in New Delhi.
The Foundation plans to open thousands of such schools where hundreds of thousands of students could get free modern education.
An Education Session in Progress at RMN Foundation School in New Delhi
Moreover, RMN Foundation is working actively to open residential schools for poor and orphaned children where they could get the best education for their career and personality development to progress in today’s highly competitive world.
RMN Foundation aims to open at least 1,000 residential schools for over 100,000 students by the year 2020. Most of these schools will be set up in India and a few of them will be based in other poor nations of the world.
Formed in May 2015, RMN Foundation is the corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm of the Raman Media Network (RMN) Company, which is working in diversified content creation, management, and distribution businesses on a global scale.
RMN Foundation is registered as an educational and public charitable Trust with the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi at New Delhi, India. You can get more information about RMN Foundation at its website.
By Rakesh Raman, the managing editor of RMN Company
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