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Srinivasan, Rajashree – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
Reforming the teacher education system has been a key government policy towards improving school education in India. While recent curriculum and governance reforms articulate a new vision of teacher education that underscores a symbiotic relationship between teacher education and school education, it fails to engage enough with the most important…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, 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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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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Omal, Felix; Ndofirepi, Amasa Philip; Cross, Michael – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
The post-1994 higher education dispensation has witnessed an increase in the number of institutional stakeholder groups striving to become members of university councils within their particular contexts. As such, they are constantly becoming coalitions of powerful constituencies who seek to influence the running of the council to satisfy…
Descriptors: Universities, College Administration, School Councils, Governance
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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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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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Bishaw, Alemayehu; Melesse, Solomon – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
There is a massive higher education expansion in Ethiopia. However, the efforts to expand higher education are characterized by great opportunities and significant challenges. The current higher education policy formulation and practice are the result of long history of traditional education in Ethiopia, the western countries' influence and the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Educational Opportunities, Foreign Countries
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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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Tharakan, P. K. Michael – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
It was not far back in history when a significant section of society in India preferred public funding over private funding for education. This article attempts to go back to the decisive point when private funding replaced public funding for education. It also investigates the reasons for such a shift in preference. Even after the preference for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Public Support, Private Financial Support
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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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Jha, Shashiranjan; Kumar, Sumit – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
This article analyzes the socio-economic determinants of student mobility in India and evaluates the factors that hinder and promote higher educational mobility. It is argued that despite the mass expansion of higher education in India in recent times, student mobility is directed towards developed educational regions. India is a unique case…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Socioeconomic Influences, Educational Policy, Higher Education
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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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