Reflection on the First World Day of the Poor – Vatican Radio Program (Malayalam)

Script: Nougin Vithayathil
Presentation: Savy Padickaparambil, Juby Joy


പാവങ്ങളുടെ പക്ഷം ചേരല്‍; ഒരു മൗലിക വീക്ഷണം

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The Core Competence of the Teacher – the core of Education

Article by Juby Joy  (Pontifical Salesian University, Rome)                                                                                                                            


The ‘core competence’ is a widely known management concept and terminology which was  coined by C.K. Prahalad and Gary Hamel in their article “The Core Competence of the Corporation,” published by Harvard Business Review in 1990. According to them, the term can be defined as “a harmonized combination of multiple resources and skills that distinguish a firm in the marketplace”. Introducing the management term to the field of education would be more applicable, since each teacher must be well distinguished with multiple resources and effective skills in order to form effective and all the more competent students. Continue reading

Neuroscience and the Human Person

Article by Fr. Tigi Abraham Thanniyil CST (Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome)

Molecular Thoughts

Over the years science has brought us wonderful gifts. The new insights into the vastness of the universe, the intricacy of the interactions in the subatomic world, the dynamic and ever-growing cosmos are all the big insights of the scientific enterprise. Who am I? What is my place in this universe? These are some of the questions which haunted human beings generations after generations. Continue reading