The technologies have changed from analogue to digital, industry processes have changed but not the school classroom design which remains the same at it is 200 years ago. The Cover Story of Pallikkutam July 2021 issue takes a look at the emerging Phygital learning and working spaces especially since the Covid-19 pandemic necessitated the concept of work from home and study form home. The new Phygital learning spaces post-Covid may have to be a blend of physical, digital and nature. The 72nd Rajagiri Round Table was focussed on the emergence of new Phygital learning spaces. This issue also carries interesting stories on gamification and its positive impact on education, importance of teaching money management to children, relevance of comics in school curriculum,foot ballers who keep away from limelight but are stars in their own way, dispute over South China Sea which causes tensions from time to time, the rise of global citizen scholars in higher educational institutions, how to reduce mobile addiction in children, Joana Stella Kompa of Oldenburg University of Germany talks about why Bloom's Taxonomy is not scientifically validated and a new column Offbeat which reports on the unusual and exceptional stories in academic world.
Pallikkutam is an education magazine in English published by Rajagiri Media Trust. It has articles on teaching, learning, policy issues, parenting and columns by leading writers and academicians