Unveiling the Pedagogical Epochs: Navigating the Landscape of Ancient Indian Education


  • Dr. Lohans Kumar Kalyani Assistant Professor, Department of B.Ed., S.L.B.S. Degree College, Gonda, (U.P.) Author




Education, learning, curriculum, ancient, medieval, modern


The trajectory of education in India unfolds as a dynamic platform, shaping the younger generations to be future-ready. Education serves as the bedrock for imparting knowledge and skills, rendering individuals employable. The Indian education system stands out globally, marked by its transformative journey from ancient to modern methodologies. In the epochs of antiquity and the medieval era, students underwent rigorous training tailored by educators to navigate and thrive in their respective times. Post-independence, the Indian education system experienced remarkable growth, covering diverse facets of teaching and training. However, despite this expansion, there exists a discernible gap in aligning with global market demands. This discourse delves into the nuances of teaching methodologies, curriculum structures, characteristic features, and learning methods employed in ancient and medieval periods. A comparative analysis sheds light on the disparities between historical and contemporary educational paradigms, offering insights into what the modern education system in India can glean and implement from its ancestral counterparts. This exploration, encapsulated with keywords such as education, learning, curriculum, ancient, medieval, and modern, aims to elucidate the variances, advantages, and disadvantages inherent in each epoch. By dissecting these aspects, both students and educators can discern the intricacies of the education system, paving the way for informed adaptations and resolutions to the challenges encountered.