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Bhushan, Sudhanshu – Higher Education for the Future, 2023
Rules and rationalities are the bases of analysis in rules determined governance model. Power as the ability to influence decision-making and the influence of power centres are not sufficiently examined in the literature on the governance of higher education. The article locates various centres of power in the functioning of universities and how…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Governance, Universities, Decision Making
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Maini, Monika – Higher Education for the Future, 2022
The incidences of suicides by students from marginalized communities at Indian public universities indicate that the structural reforms have been insufficient in bringing social justice at universities and the situation demands a change in cognitive structures and processes that can mobilize shift towards just relations at the universities. This…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Democracy, Student Attitudes, Indians
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Machahary, Sasiprova; Upadhyaya, Amar – Higher Education for the Future, 2022
The increasing nature of global knowledge has made higher education move to a closer relationship with the industries. Universities in India have been given paramount importance for the country's development; hence, recommendations were forwarded by various educational commissions and policies to focus on university-industry relations (UIR). The…
Descriptors: Universities, School Business Relationship, Economic Development, Foreign Countries
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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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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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Ram, Manulal P. – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
Higher education institutions (HEIs) are expected to be established in conjunction with the specificities of the regions to which they are supposed to belong. But over the years, the regional necessities based on its resourcefulness and demographic potential are seldom accounted for in their justifiable dissemination across the state. This article…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, School Community Relationship, School Location
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Asare-Nuamah, Peter – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
Studies have shown that students' satisfaction is an important element that should be given much attention by educators in their policymaking. Students' satisfaction has impact on retention and financial capacity of institutions. With the objective of assessing the factors affecting international students' satisfaction, a descriptive research was…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Needs, Student Attitudes, Educational Policy
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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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Bhutia, Yodida; Subba, Nar Maya – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
University and colleges have adopted semester system in undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Sikkim since 2008. Semester system facilitates intense academic period and also prompt evaluation. The system is also very useful to track and maintain an individual performance record of all the students through an intensive interactive process…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Semester System, Universities, Student Evaluation
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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