About the Book
This book consists of the essentials of the ideas of great educators in short, but in all- inclusive and comprehensive manner. This book discusses about the Great Educators such as Indian Educators ( M. K. Gandhi, Swami Vivekananda, Aurobindo Ghosh, Rabindra Nath Tagore, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Jiddu Krishnamurthy, Jagat Guru Shankar Acharya, Dayanand Saraswati, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Chanakya, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar etc.) and Western Educators (Socrates, Plato, Rousseau, Pestalozzi, Froebel, Herbert Spencer, John Dewey, T Percy Nunn, Bertrand Russell, Paulo Freire, Wollstonecraft, Nel Nodding’s, Montessori, Jean Piaget, John Amos Comenius, John Locke, Immanuel Kant etc. for the benefit of mankind in general. The educational views of these Great Educators have influenced the nature of education throughout the world. That is why, many of these are taught in universities to students of education of B.A (Ed), M.A (Ed), B.Ed., M.Ed. courses.
About the Editor’s
Dr. Savita Mishra is a Principal, Vidyasagar College of Education, Phansidewa, Darjeeling, West Bengal. She has impeccable records of seventeen years of teaching and research activities. She is committed to professional ethics and standards of practices and keeps herself abreast with the latest developments in teacher education. She has written more than seventy research articles in reputed National and International journals and authored 40 books. She has also developed a psychological tool for assessing Attitude towards Science. She is the Vice-President of Council of Teacher Education (Eastern Zone); Scientist, IAEC; Member of Board of Studies, National resource person of MGNCRE, Ministry of Education, Government of India, members of advisory and editorial board of national and international journals, Founder and Secretary of Ranidanga Yashoda Educational Society and Visiting Professor of some of the Universities including Academic Staff Colleges. She has awarded Best Teacher Award 2010 from Sikkim central University, Best Principal award 2020, Best Academician Award 2020, Celebrity writer award 2020, Excellent Achiever award 2020, Women Researcher Award 2021 and Outstanding Scientist Award 2021. She has been conferred the title of ‘Leading Educationists of the World’ by IBC, Cambridge, London.
Mr. Uday Modak is an ardent reader and follower of the fundamentals of Education. He is presently working as an Assistant Professor in Geography method at Bhavan’s Tripura College of Teacher Education, Narsingarh, Agartala, Tripura. He has attended and presented in as many as 50 National and International seminars, workshops, Conferences in various interdisciplinary topic. He has published 21 articles in edited books. He has one book in his credit.
Dr. Mukta Goyal is a dedicated professional having an experience of almost a decade in academia. Presently, she is working as an Assistant Professor in Management Department at Guru Nanak Dev Institute of Technology, New Delhi. Apart from her regular assignments, she has also volunteered in “Teach India program” which happens to be a CSR Initiative of Times of India Group in collaboration with the British Council. She has three books in her credit and many of her research papers have been acknowledged and published in the Journal of National and International repute.