Albert Einstein, if alive, was bound to hate us. No, we have not debunked his theory of relativity. Nor have we refuted his mammoth contributions to quantum theory. At the beginning of this New Year, we have just dared to question his famous words ‘The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education’. Does the adage hold true today? Are children learning while being educated? How have different genres of education responded to the needs of the new world we live in?