Mar 01 2010
About 20 years ago, when I was in Senior Secondary School, I was often asked by elders about what I wanted to become. I remember that my answer was always, unhesitatingly, ‘ Computer Engineer (much to their surprise). Then, on one occasion, at a family function, my uncle’s friend, who had a ‘good career’ going, told me in no uncertain terms that Computer Engineering wouldn’t do as a career.
Eighteen years hence, I’ve missed my Computer Engineering bus, and, working in the banking sector, I still ask these questions. To begin with, thanks to my exposure in the field of education, I constantly ask – what should the purpose of education be? Continue Reading »