The rise of alternative schools: A paradigm shift in learning

According to a survey, 78 percent of parents believe that holistic development is more important than academic achievement.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 18, 2024 | 8:00 PMUpdatedMay 18, 2024 | 8:00 PM

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Mainstream schools focus only on grades and academics. However, there are alternative schools with no exams, where children are assessed through formative assessments, and the focus is on helping the children express themselves through various mediums. Majority parents today prefer holistic development than academic achievement and look for alternative schools for their children, according to an Indian Market Research Bureau survey.

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