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Chakrabarty, Arindam; Singh, Anil Kumar – Higher Education for the Future, 2023
Higher education is the refinement of teaching--learning and research acumen. It is the epitome of a learning system before entering the job market or venturing into new start-ups. Various studies indicate that the growth of an economy is positively associated with development in the higher education ecosystem. The state-run institutions have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Higher Education, Educational Strategies
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Navani, Manasi Thapliyal – Higher Education for the Future, 2020
Indian higher education (HE) system has undergone rapid expansion over the last two decades, emerging as one of the largest HE systems in the world. Expansion is accompanied by the challenge of ensuring comparable quality education across a diverse institutional spectrum. Simultaneously, academic reforms in the sphere of general HE have been…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Educational Quality, Educational Change
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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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Mathew, A. – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
Kerala State higher education policy is a narrative of the government's perpetual engagement to safeguard its regional and social equity, evolved consciously since its erstwhile princely rule. With more than three-fourths of colleges under private managements, only Kerala, in India, manages to keep at bay the pressure by the unaided private…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Bhushan, Sudhanshu; Mathew, A. – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
As seen through the recommendations of University Education Commission (1949) and Education Commission (1964), till about National Policy on Education, 1986, as markers of educational discourses, the concern was to resist expansion, to guard against dilution of quality and standards of higher education and excellence and reputation of higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Bhattacharya, Somdatta; Deb, Swarupa; Nair, Hari; Shukla, Tanu; Yadav, Anupam – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
This article brings together critical perspectives on a broad range of issues that emerge from a reading of the National Policy on Education 2016. The issues vary from accountability to transdisciplinarity and from the marginalization of transgender people to value education. Such a complex task of critiquing this policy document cannot be…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Criticism, Accountability, Interdisciplinary Approach
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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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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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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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Banerjee, Priyanka – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
Educational organizations are facing severe problems in terms of competition, quality degradation and deteriorating standards. There is a need to identify, define, develop strategy, initiate action and solve the problem. The present research holds significance in the rapidity of changing environment that affects our educational organizations…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Organizational Climate, Teamwork, Universities