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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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Andy-Wali, Hope Adanne; Wali, Andy Fred – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
This study investigates the impact of lecturers' leadership practices on students' experiences of participation within a case university in the UK's HE sector. The qualitative phenomenological research strategy, specifically the focus group interview approach, was used for data collection. Two key focus group interviews were conducted with a total…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Participation, Student Experience, Teacher Leadership
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Tsegay, Samson Maekele; Zegergish, Mulgeta Zemuy; Ashraf, Muhammad Azeem – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
Using semi-structured interview and review of documents, this study analyzes the pedagogical practices and students' experiences in Eritrean Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The study indicated that pedagogical practices are affected by instructors' pedagogical skills and perceptions, and the teaching-learning environment. Moreover, the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Practices, Teaching Skills, Semi Structured Interviews
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Singh, Antra; Singh, Seema – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
Globalization process and growth of knowledge economy with increasing dependency on innovative information technology necessitated an expansion of higher education institution. With the country counting on its demographic dividend, the increase in number of students seeking university degree is putting pressure on the higher education sector to…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Private Colleges, Educational Development, Barriers
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Isaacs, Albert; Kazembe, Lawrence; Kazondovi, Collins – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
The purpose of this evaluation study was to determine the extent to which the teacher educators in the Faculty of Education at the University of Namibia implemented the national Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Policy for Education. This study employed both the quantitative method in the form of questionnaires and the qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Schools of Education, Information Policy, Educational Policy
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Bennett, Rebecca Iranzo; Egan, Helen; Cook, Amy; Mantzios, Michail – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
Higher education students experience heightened levels of stress and anxiety, and report experiencing negative thoughts and emotions, which influence information retention and recall. In a randomized experiment, we assigned participants to either a mindfulness meditation or an audiobook listening condition, and recorded the information recalled…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Relaxation Training, Attention Control, Recall (Psychology)
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Vivakaran, Mangala Vadivu; Neelamalar, M. – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
Social media tools are observed to play a vital role in the renovation of the conventional teaching and learning practices across the globe. Though primarily developed for online social communication, social media platforms tend to possess suitable tools that can be used for instructional purposes in order to initiate active learning among…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Media, Technology Uses in Education, Mass Media Use
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Kuriakose, Francis – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
University as an institution has shown structural and functional uniformity across historical periods and cultures, despite distinct evolution in response to local needs. Historically, social norms, political stability and economic concerns were the variables that determined the objectives of higher education. Today, normative concerns about…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Role, Change Agents, Models
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Khedhiri, Mohamed – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
A bulk of research on organizational readiness for changes has been focused on continuous empirical analysis in private business organizations. The present study digresses from the status quo by performing discrete analysis in public education. Generalized ordered logit model (GOLM) regressions were performed at individual level, to analyse a…
Descriptors: Readiness, Educational Change, Public Education, Transformational Leadership
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Wadhwa, Rashim – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
In India, the inequality in education from the perspective of first-generation learners has drawn little attention. So there is an urgent need to pay attention on the issue of how robust is the effect of first generation in causing educational inequality as the first-generation students are typically confronted with the dynamics of caste-based…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Equal Education
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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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Chanana, Karuna – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
There is no doubt that until now significant progress has been made to include gender in the Indian education policy. Further, it is also recognized that investment in the education of both boys and girls with focus on equity is consistently the most powerful and important indicator of national development, as well as being a vehicle for the…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Change, Gender Issues, Research Reports
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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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Tharakan, P. K. Michael – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
The Subramanian Committee Report 2016 and the Some Inputs for Draft National Education Policy 2016 (SIDNEP 2016) are compared with its predecessors, the Kothari Commission Report 1964-1966 and the National Education Policy 1986 along with its Programme for Action 1986 and the revised Programme for Action 1992, to see how well its proposals are…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Planning Commissions, Research Reports
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Varughese, Rajan – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has come out with the draft of 'National Education Policy (NEP) 2016' in April 2016. The new NEP 2016 seeks to create conditions to improve the quality of teaching, learning and assessment, and promote transparency in the management of education in the country. The policy prescriptions enunciated…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Educational Objectives
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