History of Indian Education

History of Indian Education

What was the ancient education system of India? How did it evolve over the centuries? To understand how this ancient education system was different from our contemporary system, explore this series

Course Description

India has a vast and unique history. Its ancient education system exemplified this uniqueness in many ways. This ancient system prevailed from Vedic times and its schools were known as Gurukuls. This had only one teacher teaching 10 children. 

With the passing of time, this system got modified by the addition of foreign methods of education, motivated by different religions and cultures which propagated in India, through the rule of foreign kingdoms or dynasties. 

The Buddhishts missionary and monastaries, the Jains and later the British have influenced the Indian endemic education system in many ways. Watch this series to learn more.


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