During my high school days, the practical sessions on Biology were a mixed bag.
11 Aug 2018
The ancient Indian higher education system is a different success story that should have catapulted the global scene but unfortunately lying in cold storage.
14 Jul 2018
The replacement to UGC should not be a glorified version of itself but a comprehensive body that covers all higher education streams
04 Jul 2018
The core in the ‘jobs to be done’ theory is the idea that customer hire products and services for a specific job to be done and either continue to hire or look for new options.
16 Jun 2018
As the MHRD committee submits its report by May 31, here are a few reasonable expectations to ensure that the recommendations defeat the ‘con’mighty forces.
21 Apr 2018
When the Berlin Wall was built by East Germany in 1961, it was tellingly visible that it was built to be demolished and not to stay as walls are supposed to prevent unauthorised immigration and cannot
24 Mar 2018
The legendary Harvard University president Drew Faust in her latest commencement address drew from psychiatrist R D Laing’s observation on the art of noticing, and that the range of our thought and ac
22 Feb 2018
In a recipe for vegetable peas pulav, the instructions were very clear to boil the vegetables and peas separately, prepare spices separately and finally mix them with boiled rice for a good balance in
27 Jan 2018
When the iconic Harvard Business School (HBS) was planning to launch its digital learning platform HBX, I distinctly remember my classroom discussion
16 Dec 2017
Since the SC has disallowed deemed universities from using the word ‘university’, are the degrees issued by them so far valid?
12 Dec 2017
The cabinet has approved the long-pending policy to establish an independent National Testing Agency (NTA).
18 Nov 2017
The annual report of any major corporate states “the objective of the organisation is to maximise shareholder value”.
21 Oct 2017
The discrimination between public and private institutions over eligibility criteria in setting up Institutions of Eminence must be addressed
09 Oct 2017
The worst case scenario is that you will land up with a job.” This radical statement by start-up icon Girish of Freshworks (desk) captured the entire attention of those attending a meeting last week.
24 Sep 2017
The annual admission to various undergraduate disciplines in the 3,000-plus private engineering colleges in India witnessed a downtrend in the last three years.
26 Aug 2017
A study by UNESCO in 2007 points out to various academic frauds in higher education across the world and included slippage in the virtuous accreditation process to a vicious one.
27 Jul 2017
Senior Advocate and scholar Parliamentarian K Parasaran during his five-minute submission in the Rajya Sabha debate on the GST Bill showered intellectual brilliance on both the law and dharma.
29 Jun 2017
Global experience in university governance has witnessed changes in the locus of power across different stakeholders.
01 Jun 2017
This is the season of sequential versions with every version built on successful previous ones.
05 May 2017
A decade back, when a leading government institution’s efforts to establish an overseas campus was curtailed, with unmet demand in India being cited as one of the reasons, a former Director of a leadi
06 Apr 2017