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Zubair Haider, Syed; Dilshad, Muhammad – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
In the present era, education has emerged as a countrywide mission in developed and developing countries. Countries are utilizing their energies to deal with the transformations forthcoming in higher education. The research under investigation, reviews the global developments in the area of higher education (HE) all over the world and surveys the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Qualitative Research, Cross Cultural Studies
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Degefa, Demoze – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
The perennial debate about academic freedom engages with assessing the extent to which academic freedom has been exercised by academics by using some normative and quantitative approaches. Often studies on academic freedom deal with the extent to which institutions comply with norms in terms of the rights of the academics on some international…
Descriptors: Mass Instruction, Higher Education, College Faculty, Social Sciences
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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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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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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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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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Rajasenan, D. – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
The major problem of the engineering entrance examination is the exclusion of certain sections of the society in social, economic, regional and gender dimensions. This has seldom been taken for analysis towards policy correction. To lessen this problem a minor policy shift was prepared in the year 2011 with a 50-50 proportion in academic marks and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Bias, Engineering Education, Equal Education
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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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Vilanilam, J. V. – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
After reviewing the history and objectives of higher education briefly, the article suggests that teachers and managers in autonomous colleges have to give special emphasis to a new system of teaching and evaluation involving Syllabus Revision, Distribution of Course Formats in the very first class meeting, Monitoring of Lab and Library…
Descriptors: Institutional Autonomy, Colleges, Teacher Empowerment, Teaching Methods
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Kuruvilla, Moly – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
While the UGC is committed to the cause of promoting gender equity through higher education and is in the process of reviewing the existing arrangements in the campuses of higher learning to ensure the freedom, safety and security of girls and women, the proactive role of teachers in solving the problems of gender based violence and other…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Sex Fairness, Intergroup Education, Empowerment
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Khare, Mona – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
The demand for labour in India is likely to remain high and robust in the coming years, both nationally and internationally. But this would demand skilled and qualified labour. The employability of Indian youth has emerged as a major concern in recent years. Ironically, it is not just the uneducated and untrained that lack skills but it is also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Potential, Higher Education, Job Skills
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Panigrahi, Jinusha – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
The article examines the question of access to higher education (HE) in the context of unprecedented and irreversible changes in the higher education sector in the current scenario. It is based on a comparative study that seeks to probe the question of access based on a secondary data analysis using the NSSO data regarding household consumer…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Equal Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Musthafa, M. N. Mohamedunni Alias; Sajila, K. M. – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
One of the important goals of the universities and other higher education institutions (HEIs) in India must be the improvement of the teaching-research (T&R) nexus, which relates to the ways in which research supports teaching and teaching supports research. "Teaching-research nexus" can be used to describe the multiple links that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Research, Instruction
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Rani, P. Geetha – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
The education loan programme since its inception has been rapidly growing both in terms of number of students who have taken education loans for pursuing higher education and the amount of education loans released. Nevertheless, these financing mechanisms of higher education do not appear to improve access and equity in the higher education system…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Student Loan Programs, Higher Education, Resource Allocation
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