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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ahmed, Jashim Uddin – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Massification of higher education is a contemporary phenomenon, and Bangladesh is an excellent example of massification in the sector. With increased alertness worldwide among nations, policy-makers and development bodies, massification of higher education is a requirement of time. Increasing number of youth also contribute to the phenomenon…
Descriptors: Mass Instruction, Higher Education, Universities, Foreign Countries
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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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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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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
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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