24th March 2018
Self Regulation, Governance and Accreditation
Are the criteria for accreditation met in the existing system of accreditation set up by the government organizations in India The surprising answer is "No."
Education Policy - India
22th March 2018
Measuring Universities: Narrow Reductionism that Damage the Institutional Psyche
Precise measures with extremely narrow least-count and cut-offs are terribly arrogant ways to deal with universities. How sad. What certainty is that these norms will stand. Woudn't the receiving institutions narrowly target these numbers?
22 March 2018
Academia Consigned to Intellectual Poverty: The Missing Link in India's Institutionalization Process
Argues for a relook at organizational and inter-organizational design and advocates self-organization in Higher Education Governance
24th Feb 2018
RISE India needs a new education policy
"RISE" for Research, Innovation, Skills and Entrepreneurship
22nd March 2018
Preeminence Genres in Indian Higher Education
When policies shift based on less-than-well-thought-out fundamentals, institutions that typically take decades and centuries to harmonize with the societies' needs crumble due to bureaucratic shortsightedness
Outcome-based Education Measurements
23 Feb 2018
A Misguided Drive to Measure "Learning Outcomes"
Worth pondering over whether we are indeed taking the idea of being in control of outcomes from what we do too seriously.
Political Science Foundations Underpinning Higher Education
9 April 2018
Unintended Consequences of Unholy Alliances
An call for a saner right-of-center dialogue in India, this article suggests that rightism has been high-jacked by the flag-waving unthinking extreme voices that has made those who are "moderate right" cringe away from Indian rightism as is understood by the populace.
12 April 2018
Jaideep Deo Bhanj
Universities being Targeted for Their Rational Thinking
A report on the proceedings of "People's Tribunal on Attack on Educational Institutions" headed by Professor Romila Thaper. The Tribunal takes a position on higher Education that is left of center.
Social Entrepreneurship in Higher Education
Feb 22, 2018
Private Enterprise in Higher Education - A Process View
If the society recognizes entrepreneurship as a native virtue why is it not recognizing social entrepreneurship too as a native virtue?
Statesmanship in Education Governance
The Regulators and The Regulated: Owning the Future in Indian Higher Education
This article argues that the regulated and the regulated have to equally go beyond the domain of turfs and ownership and see the larger picture to own the Future of Indian Higher Education