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Pathak, Dev Nath – Higher Education for the Future, 2022
Lately, the debates on teaching-practices in the online mode have given grounds to ask a fundamental question, does pedagogy really matter? For educationists, it surely does. But, what idea of pedagogy prevails upon the pedagogues, the teachers, techno-managerial professors, particularly in the higher education? This article rummages through the…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Practices, Higher Education
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Prabakaran, Madhu – Higher Education for the Future, 2020
The historical appropriation of epistemological values is the theme of the article. Bachelard, one of the pioneering thinkers on epistemological evolution, presupposed that historical epistemology will culminate in the end of its history. Scientific imagination should be decluttered from human sentimentalities, Bachelard observed. For that, it is…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Values, Evolution, Higher Education
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Tilak, Jandhyala B. G. – Higher Education for the Future, 2020
Higher education system in India facing daunting challenges from within--forces from within the institutions, and from outside within the country, and from global forces. The system needs major and somewhat pressing, if not emergency reforms. At the same time, we are confronted with a variety of dilemmas in reforming higher education. It is argued…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Higher Education, Institutional Autonomy
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Ramalho, Ana; Silva, Marta Santos – Higher Education for the Future, 2020
In the academic context, plagiarism is usually seen as an ethical offence, the boundaries and definition of which are often unclear. However, in some countries, plagiarism is also a legal wrong, amounting to copyright infringement. This article proposes a test for assessing plagiarism of academic works. The test is based on the law and…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Evaluation Methods, Copyrights, Compliance (Legal)
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Devi, Leisangthem Binita – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
Policies and programmes of higher education play an important role to make accomplishment of the higher education objectives. If the policies and schemes of government for higher education has a good strategy to implement them, then only they will accomplish the objectives of higher education which in turn will bring progress and quality…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Universities
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Bertolin, Julio – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
Engendering well-being, peace and prosperity in a nation is a long-standing critical issue for possibly all countries worldwide. Many earlier hypotheses and formulas on how to generate 'wealth' have proven inadequate or failed. At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the consensus was that the concepts of inclusive political institutions and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Economic Development, Knowledge Economy, Integrated Curriculum
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Panigrahi, Jinusha – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
With the onset of new public management, there is a shift in the methods of financing of higher education institutions across the countries of the world, particularly emerging market economies, from public financing to private financing of higher education. Many countries adopted this shift very quickly while others have moved towards a gradual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Educational Finance, Higher Education
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Bishaw, Alemayehu; Melesse, Solomon – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
There is a massive higher education expansion in Ethiopia. However, the efforts to expand higher education are characterized by great opportunities and significant challenges. The current higher education policy formulation and practice are the result of long history of traditional education in Ethiopia, the western countries' influence and the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Educational Opportunities, Foreign Countries
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Tilak, Jandhyala B. G. – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Global university rankings and world-class universities have become buzzwords almost in every country. Both exercise positive and not-so-positive impact on higher education systems. Universities everywhere are trying hard to improve their status and global rankings. The article reviews some of the important issues related to these two strongly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reputation, Educational Quality, Higher Education
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Kuriakose, Francis; Iyer, Deepa Kylasam – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
The problems, policies and debates on the quality and access of research cannot be decoupled from higher education in an educational system like that of India where the impact of primary, secondary and higher education is sequential. The article traces the idea of education from the early Greek and Indian philosophers, the university tradition of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Quality, Access to Education
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Franco, Amanda – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Critical thinking is the kind of 'good' thinking used in everyday life to increase the chances of success. A critical thinker combines skill and will when working the odds in one's advantage. Nevertheless, thinking is very often far from rational. Since people are built to believe, since living is all about choosing and since education liberates,…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Higher Education, Role of Education, Lifelong Learning
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Rahman, M. Abdul; Unnikrishnan, Ramesh – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
Technical education contributes a major share to the overall education system and plays a vital role in the social and economic development of our nation. Since independence, the technical education system in our country has grown into a fairly large-sized system, offering opportunities for education and training in a wide variety of trades and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technical Education, Access to Education, Educational Quality
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Ahmed, Jashim Uddin; Ahmed, Kamal Uddin; Shimul, Md. Anwar Sadat; Zuñiga, Roy – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
This article deals with strategic management issues in the higher education sector in the UK. The core idea is presented here with the argument that the principle and practice of strategic management are not only the concerns of senior management, but also an essential requirement at all levels of management of higher education. It shows that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning, Colleges
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Shiji, O. – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
Today the requirements in higher education are vast and majority of the population in the country cannot afford higher education as their per capita income is very low. Neither the government nor the private sector alone can cater to the requirements of higher education. It is in this context, one should look at the scope, feasibility,…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Public Sector
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Sangar, Sunita – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
Access to higher education opened up avenues for more women workforce in decent employment contributing to the national economy. Government policies/schemes played a significant role in improving this significant indicator of women empowerment. This access also had an impact on their enrolment and choice of subjects but was accompanied by several…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Womens Education, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education
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