Tag: Higher Education
Public-private partnerships in workforce-ready education could solve India's looming job crisis. How can these partnerships better equip young Indians with the skills needed to join the labour force?
How does financial and administrative disengagement impact wildlife and conservation education and research at India's top institutes?
Unlike the IITs, the gender ratio is in favour of women at India’s liberal arts institutions. Yet, the difficulties faced by women-in-science present themselves in nuanced forms, as early experiences from Ashoka University’s STEM programs suggest.
Editor’s note: We recommend reading part one of this series, on the leaky pipeline that women endure from school and coaching classes to the...
Women are systematically pushed out of the pipeline that takes them from school, through coaching and the JEE, onto engineering college. At each step of this journey, here's how bright female minds are lost to gender stereotypes and biases, or the ‘leaks’ in the IIT pipeline.
The post-COVID trend of professionals exploring a second innings in the social sector is a welcome development, but this transition can be daunting and unsatisfactory unless one is prepared for what’s in store. Hear what a few of those who have embarked on this journey have to say.
With an in-house population of 3.74 crore students, of which 50 lakh are PhD and Masters prospects, intergenerational learning losses, early marriage, mental health issues and a rise in unemployment loom large.
Secondary and higher learning institutions have practised ‘blended learning’ for a year. Now, they must evaluate their own learnings just as much as they must examine their students. Are traditional methods of evaluation even fair game in this mode? Most importantly, are our teachers up for it?
The creation of an educational hub in Goa requires a critical discussion on what such a vision means for the quality and accessibility of education, land rights and the environment.