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Singh, Seema – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Globalization has made the market in India very competitive. The lower segment of the workforce is under tremendous pressure to improve their productivity to sustain in the market. Being one of the important stakeholders, universities can play a very significant role in transferring knowledge created by them under their social responsibility. The…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Social Responsibility, Corporations
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Duraisamy, P.; Duraisamy, Malathy – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Privatization of higher education in India is the outcome of increased demand, especially from the growing middle-income families, and the inability of state governments to step up public funding for higher education. This has resulted in rising enrolment in private unaided institutions, which increased from 25 percent in 2000-2001 to 58 percent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Privatization, Higher Education, Private Colleges
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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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Wadhwa, Rashim – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
In recent years, the overall context of global mobility has significantly changed, so has the strategies to attract international students. What we observe now is the changes in strategies and the emergence of new host countries and increased opportunities for studying abroad. In an intense competitive environment of global higher education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Decision Making, Student Mobility, Global Approach
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Srinivasan, Rajashree – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Developing a pedagogy of teacher education is an enduring concern for teacher educators. Drawing on data from a small study on teacher educators teaching in a secondary teacher education programme in India, this article examines their pedagogic practices. This is a qualitative study that sought to capture the narrations of 30 teacher educators…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Secondary School Teachers
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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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Rajasenan, D.; Bijith, G. A.; Rajeev, B. – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Education and education exclusion are two mammoth social and political challenges in a society characterized by diverse social groups. Although "self-financing regime" helped to barricade the outflow of money from the state, it also hampered the "social equity" in education and hence germinated the seed of education exclusion…
Descriptors: Social Class, Inquiry, Student Surveys, Student Attitudes
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Choudhury, Pradeep Kumar – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
This article examines the growth of engineering education in India in the post-economic reform period using the secondary data published by Ministry of Human Resource Development, University Grants Commission and All India Council for Technical Education. Particularly, this article has focused on three important dimensions of engineering and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Technical Education, Educational Trends
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Sharma, Lalit – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
Lee, Chang & Lim (2005) state that the impact of entrepreneurship education in each country is different because of each country's unique culture with regard to entrepreneurship. Going by the above argument, this research paper intends to make a formal enquiry on whether the above effect holds true for different regions within a particular…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Youth Opportunities, Regional Characteristics, Performance Factors
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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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Angom, Sangeeta – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
The Private higher education sector is growing fast in many settings, including India, and there are variations at the national level. Privatization of higher education in India has been the result of changes in the economic policy towards liberalization and privatization by the Government of India. Till 1980, higher education sector was…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Privatization, Economic Factors, Public Policy
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Mitra, Anuneeta – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
This article is an attempt to build an empirical ground for supporting the increased role of public funding in higher education. The rationale for the same becomes pertinent in the current scenario when "public good" nature of higher education is rapidly eroding. Various measures like the proportion of GDP/GSDP spent and the trend of per…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Financial Support, Educational Finance, Higher 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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Pramanik, Shaswati – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
Family characteristics in terms of parental education and income are an important influence on individual's participation in higher education. In India it could be found that categorically those who are out of the higher education system belong to marginalized groups due to their economic class, caste, gender, religion etc. despite massive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family Characteristics, College Attendance, Family Influence
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Najeeb, P. M. – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
In India, most of the deliberations on social inclusion in higher education focus on enhancing the gross enrollment ratio (GER) among socially disadvantaged people. New colleges and universities are started in backward areas which are diagnosed with low GER and more deprived students get access to higher learning. A quantitative approach which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Higher Education, Disadvantaged
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