বাংলাদেশের প্রধানতম কথাসাহিত্যিকের দ্বিতীয় গল্পগ্রন্থ।
বোর্ডবাঁধাই, ৬৮ পৃষ্ঠা
Brendan MacCarthaigh & Sonia Bhattacharyya
Where the Teacher is at Ease
Explains that to be an inspirational teacher, it is important to have the right attitude along with content knowledge. Education is not only about how much information to impart or the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts alive.
Good teaching cannot be reduced to merely technique; good teaching comes from the identity and integrity of the teacher. It joins self and subject and students in the fabric of life.
94 pages, 2012 edition₹ 150.00
Sir Albert Howard
An Agricultural Testament
The old well-known classic on organic agriculture. Acclaimed in the West as ‘the father of sustainable agriculture’, Howard confessed that the Indian farmers were his ‘professors’. He wrote ‘An Agricultural Testament’ to draw attention to the destruction of the soil. He rooted his criticism of modern agriculture in his own experiments with organic farming and invented the Indore method of composting.
262 pages, 2007 edition₹ 250.00
Where the Child is Without Fear
Identifies the problems associated with the present system of education in India, particularly the examination system. More importantly, it proposes an alternative system of education, SERVE, which seeks to make the student better equipped to handle life in general and is more in sync with Indian society.
120 pages, 2011 edition₹ 150.00
This remarkable story demolishes the myth that organic farming can never feed the world! Holistically adopted, it can also revitalise society, enhance the environment and safeguard future generations. In the current raging debate over urban-industrial uprootment of farmers, here is one example the world cannot ignore. After the Soviet Union collapsed – and the US tightened its embargo – Cuba’s Organic Revolution began suddenly, under compulsion. A decade later, in 1999, the Swedish Parliament presented the Right Livelihood Award, or ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’, to the Cuban Organic Farming Association – for “showing that organic agriculture is a key to both food security and environmental sustainability.” Today, not only has Cuba’s productivity increased, its economy, health, education, energy efficiency, water security, … are all big gainers. In 2006, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Global Footprint Network declared: Cuba is the only country on earth to achieve sustainable development! The American Journal of Public Health reported a 45% decline in cardiovascular diseases. Cuba’s bio-diverse agro-ecology and forest cover exceeding 25% also counter global warming. “Increasingly, people came to believe that productive, healthy harvests could be obtained on positive cost-benefit terms, while protecting the environment, … without excessive energy use.” – Dr. Fernando F. Aguilar, President, GAO, Organic Farming Association of Cuba “Cuba offers the very first large-scale test of sustainable alternatives, … before environmental realities mandate the rest of the world embark on a sudden, wholesale switch to organic agriculture.” – Dr. P. Rosset, Director, ‘Food First’, Institute for Food & Development Policy, Washington, USA “… Cuba is creating something truly new and hopeful for all of humanity.” -Prof. R. Levins, Harvard University School of Public Health.
Page 131, New edition₹ 200.00