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Education and capacity building in Africa: The story of two competing Asian giants
Oct 01, 2020

Education and capacity building in Africa: The story of two competing Asian giants

Both India and China have largely played on two different planks.

Education and international relations
Sep 03, 2019

Education and international relations

‘Study in India’ ticks all the boxes, but without urgent systemic reforms, internationalisation of India’s higher education will remain a distan

Education as a Pivot in India’s Cooperation with BIMSTEC Countries
Nov 03, 2020

Education as a Pivot in India’s Cooperation with BIMSTEC Countries

This brief discusses the education component of cooperation between India and the countries of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC). It argues that nurturing the education link within BIMSTEC can play a transformative role in augmenting people-to-people contact and cementing a more fruitful regional connectivity. While progress has been achieved—to which India has contributed considerably�

Education in 2021: Perspectives from Botswana
Jan 08, 2021

Education in 2021: Perspectives from Botswana

The Teaching at the Right Level approach — delivered both in schools and its principles delivered virtually through mobile phones — is a way to ad

Education in China: A drive for excellence
Feb 15, 2013

Education in China: A drive for excellence

It is interesting to note the accommodations that China made in its educational system to inspire its exponential growth in economic and defence capability. Its educational reforms aimed at transitioning China from a manufacturing hub to a leader in innovation. Today China has the largest network of primary education in the world.

Education Paralysis in Kashmir: Need to protect the future
Sep 20, 2019

Education Paralysis in Kashmir: Need to protect the future

Innovative and creative educational initiatives and their effective use can break the legacy of violence and mistrust in Kashmir.

Educational reforms need of the hour to counter Taliban challenge in Pakistan
Mar 02, 2015

Educational reforms need of the hour to counter Taliban challenge in Pakistan

Saying that there is a proven link between the two types of terrorists - sectarian and Taliban -- Maj. Gen. Mahmud Durrani stresses the need for carrying out educational reforms and popularising a counter-narrative to Taliban's interpretation of Islam.

Affirmative action in higher education : Insights from recent empirical research
May 11, 2023

Affirmative action in higher education : Insights from recent empirical research

Affirmative action, especially in the form of reservation policies, to address the issues of inclusion and equity has been in place in India for a long time. The available evidence suggests that the policies of reservation have not been an unqualified success. Indeed, implementation of the reservation policies has faced a variety of issues ranging from problems of identifying the beneficiary groups and the creamy layer to legal interpretation of

An investment in knowledge: Boosting India-US educational ties
Sep 20, 2023

An investment in knowledge: Boosting India-US educational ties

Educational cooperation between India and the United States (US) has gone from strength to strength, and there is much more that can be done.

Are Anganwadis ready to provide quality early childhood education?
Jan 24, 2024

Are Anganwadis ready to provide quality early childhood education?

Increasing public spending on early childhood care and education and empowering India’s Anganwadis is important to ensure that quality early educati

Beyond the Preamble: Measuring up the right to education in practice
Jan 24, 2024

Beyond the Preamble: Measuring up the right to education in practice

While the right to education is widely recognised by national constitutions, its actual implementation remains inadequate

Bhutan: Education hub and beyond
Feb 28, 2014

Bhutan: Education hub and beyond

The Bhutan cabinet's scrapping of the allotment of some 1,000 acres of land proposed for the proposed education city has put the ambitious project based on public-private partnership (PPP) in a limbo.

Bhutan: Education in India
Mar 13, 2015

Bhutan: Education in India

Popularity of India as an education destination for Bhutanese students is a reference-point for close bilateral ties. Today, as many as one third of Bhutan's student population are pursuing higher education in India,

Budget for university education — More for less at the cost of more
Feb 09, 2018

Budget for university education — More for less at the cost of more

It is quite perplexing that the government has secured all the premium schemes only for the top of the pyramid institutes that constitute only about 2

Challenges for quality education in the times of pandemic
Dec 23, 2020

Challenges for quality education in the times of pandemic

We must admit that face-to-face interactions between teachers and students along with vibrant and healthy debates amongst peers within the classroom a

Copyright in educational material: Lessons from COVID-19
Jan 19, 2022

Copyright in educational material: Lessons from COVID-19

COVID-19 has demonstrated how copyright acts as a barrier in accessing educational material

Crossroads of Artificial Intelligence: Higher Education and Research in India and China
Nov 11, 2020

Crossroads of Artificial Intelligence: Higher Education and Research in India and China

This paper offers a comparative study of India and China in higher-education reforms for the development of talent in artificial intelligence (AI), and in AI research. It analyses the AI development plans and strategies of the two countries, their automation readiness index, talent retention, and research output. The analysis is based on both primary and secondary sources including interviews, government and industry reports, and recognised ranki

Equitable access for the education sector in a pandemic-stricken India
Jun 17, 2020

Equitable access for the education sector in a pandemic-stricken India

A pandemic-stricken India frantically grapples with a jolt to an education system that is seemingly ill-equipped to handle the transition to distance

Exploring the prospects for higher education
May 19, 2021

Exploring the prospects for higher education

Only by combining both AI and communities will higher education be relevant and prepare students for the adventures of the fourth industrial revolutio

Flawed education system in Kashmir
Mar 20, 2023

Flawed education system in Kashmir

The declining education system needs to be tackled with targeted measures to economically and ideologically transform the Valley

From theory to practice: Leveraging AR/VR for educational excellence
Jul 01, 2023

From theory to practice: Leveraging AR/VR for educational excellence

India needs to foster the integration of spatial computing into education to capitalise on its transformative benefits

Graduating from emergency remote teaching to online higher education in India
Jun 03, 2020

Graduating from emergency remote teaching to online higher education in India

Even if a single student is left behind, the move to online teaching will remain unfair. In the longer term, the Central and state governments must co

Higher education: Can PM's dreams be translated into reality?
Oct 14, 2014

Higher education: Can PM's dreams be translated into reality?

The government has to free India's top 50 institutions across all disciplines from the iron grip of UGC and AICTE. The institutions must be given the freedom to devise their own course curriculum. After all they have the best subject experts.

ICT and education in India: Gains and gaps
Jan 24, 2024

ICT and education in India: Gains and gaps

The NEP 2020 can help ensure that a holistic approach towards the integration of technology with different functional requirements of the sector is un

Implementation of the new National Education Policy 2020: An assessment
Jan 08, 2022

Implementation of the new National Education Policy 2020: An assessment

The year 2021 saw a slew of measures being adopted for the implementation of the NEP, with differing results at the early and higher education levels

India needs a balanced approach to blend vocational education with higher education
Sep 29, 2018

India needs a balanced approach to blend vocational education with higher education

It’s a challenge to address the social hierarchy of vocational education where, for example, in the medical profession, doctors enjoy a higher statu

India needs to move from ‘spending more’ to ‘spending better’ in education
Jul 13, 2023

India needs to move from ‘spending more’ to ‘spending better’ in education

To ensure that existing resources expended by the government on ed-tech are used efficiently, NITI Aayog is pioneering a revolutionary approach to inc

India's human capital: Quality education vis-à-vis sustainable development
Jan 24, 2024

India's human capital: Quality education vis-à-vis sustainable development

For a developing nation like India, education emerges as a fundamental tool for creating the human capital necessary to sustain development in the 21s

Informal modern education the only hope in present Kashmir crises
Sep 21, 2019

Informal modern education the only hope in present Kashmir crises

As Kashmiris stare at an uncertain future, mohalla schools have kept the lamp of education burning for the Valley’s children.

Introduction The framers of the Constitution of India, which came into force in 1950, put faith in the State to provide  ...
Aug 16, 2023

Introduction The framers of the Constitution of India, which came into force in 1950, put faith in the State to provide free and compulsory education for all children up to 14 years of age. Article 45

Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) in India is enshrined in the Constitution and mandated under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act 2009. Yet, its implementation remains tentative for many reasons, primary of which is the absence of a clear government guideline regarding which Ministry is tasked with policymaking and implementation. This brief attempts to offer an answer for the government. It examines

Investment in education can change people's lives
May 03, 2012

Investment in education can change people's lives

It is clear that to reduce the suffering of poor people, there is no better investment than education, specially the quality of school buildings, teaching and other facilities which are not improving at an even pace in all the 28 states.

Making sense of Delhi’s education revolution
Jul 16, 2020

Making sense of Delhi’s education revolution

A sustained higher budgetary allocation to education sector has largely been devoted to meet the needs of core segments mainly the strengthening of ai

Medical education in India: Democratisation through public infrastructure creation
Jan 24, 2024

Medical education in India: Democratisation through public infrastructure creation

By increasing the number of medical colleges and subsequently the healthcare workforce, India is working towards ensuring enhanced healthcare access f

NEP 2020: Vocational education needs structural changes in the labour market
Aug 08, 2020

NEP 2020: Vocational education needs structural changes in the labour market

In a free market economy like India, albeit with some socialist characteristics, education is largely seen as an investment for economic growth, espec