Strategy

Teaching is not just about lecturing and if you are in this profession you probably already know it. I have taught engineering to students for over three decades.  During my time as an educator I...
May 27, 2015
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Gender diversity is a hot topic in corporate India. The media is abuzz with the need to recruit more women because they currently comprise only one-fourth to one-third of the corporate workforce....
Mar 04, 2015
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Measuring faculty performance is a sensitive issue with both quantitative and qualitative aspects. In commercial enterprises, employee performance can directly impact the output—production volume and...
Feb 16, 2015
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The 5WH in brief Who: Dr Rakesh Kapoor, Co-ordinator, Cluster University, Vallabh Government College, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh What: Is coordinating the initiative to create a college cluster...
Feb 12, 2015
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CMR University is integrating NASSCOM provided content into undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to make students IT industry ready. They are introducing an overhauled curriculum, training their...
Feb 11, 2015
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The 5WH in brief Who: Professor R C Sobti, Vice Chancellor, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow What: Spearheaded a few early IT initiatives that helped Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar...
Feb 10, 2015
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The honorable President asked the VCs to act as 'gurus' to inspire their students and guide them. "VCs should feel empowered and use the administrative and moral authority vested in them to make...
Feb 10, 2015
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"When we are working for quality enhancement in higher education, it should be both in teaching and learning," said state's higher education minister Pradeep Kumar Panigrahy.  The minister said this...
Feb 10, 2015
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We have come to live in a knowledge-based society in which technology, creativity and innovation are of fundamental importance for economic growth and social development for any country. This has...
Dec 30, 2014
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PSG College of Technology (PSG), Coimbatore, owes its existence and strong industry linkages to its founding body, the PSG & Sons’ Charities Trust. In 1951, the founders established the college...
Dec 29, 2014
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Increasing India’s Gross Enrolment Ratio from the current 19% to 30% by 2020 needs many more students from smaller towns to enrol for higher education. To a large extent, boosting such enrolments in...
Dec 23, 2014
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While calling attention to the poor quality of Indian technical education, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday urged the private sector to improve higher technical education standards in the...
Nov 28, 2014
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Miranda House believes in exposing its students to the latest in teaching methods and active learning environments. It offers several self-financing courses with expert faculty drawn from prestigious...
Oct 15, 2014
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Who: Professor G Raghuram, Dean Faculty, IIM Ahmedabad What: Is keeping up the tradition of attracting a blend of quality faculty from India and overseas, even after the emergence of private...
Oct 15, 2014
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Professor Prasanna M. Mujumdar and Dr. Padma Satish explain how creating an environment supportive of innovation can encourage students and faculty to put on their thinking caps, create new...
Sep 18, 2014
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Close coordination with overseas varsities paves the way for successful student exchange. Professor J N Godinho explains how factors such as comprehensive exchange agreements, credit transfer and...
Sep 05, 2014
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With the dawn of the Modi Government in India on 26 May 2014, expectations among the people have been running high.  There are many challenges; one main challenge is a total revamp of the education...
Sep 01, 2014
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In June 2003, when Professor Nian Cai Liu, the current Director of Center for World Class universities and Dean of Graduate School of Education at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, in China published a...
Aug 19, 2014
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The history of Institut d’études politiques de Paris also known as Sciences Po can be divided into three clear eras. The first was its creation in 1871 by Émile Boutmy, an educationist and thinker,...
Jul 03, 2014
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Dr. Sanjaya Mishra  Director, Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia on the Open Educational Resources initiative
Jul 02, 2014
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Dr. Savithri Singh, Principal, Acharya Narendra Dev College, Affiliate of Creative Commons in India and Vice-Chair of the WikiEducator International Community Council committed to building open...
Jul 02, 2014
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Frédéric Mion, President, Sciences Po on the strategies that helped the institute get recognized as a global university
Jul 02, 2014
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Who: Professor G Shainesh, Chairperson, Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP), IIM BangaloreWhat: Took the first opportunity to participate in the Financial Times (FT) 2014 Global MBA Ranking, in...
Jul 01, 2014
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The institute has been around since 1871 but you decided to start working on internationalisation only in the late 90s.What changed? It was a very conscious decision made at the end of the 90s by my...
Jun 06, 2014
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Knowing Campus Area Network Here's an insight on how your university campus is connected.   In India, most private educational institutes have caught up with the trend of providing students with...
May 30, 2014
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After years of declines, the latest trends in international student enrollment in the United States from India show signs of a dramatic turnaround. In April 2013, the Council of Graduate Schools...
May 20, 2014
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For Indian institutions that are keen to maintain a reputation for academic and professional excellence, securing exams against fraudsters is vital. But a higher number of test-takers and growing...
May 08, 2014
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Demand for higher education has increased dramatically in recent years in India, as it has in other countries across the newly industrialised world. Globally, enrolments have increased more than 50...
May 02, 2014
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REGULATIONS To build a university in India you need to develop your vision, ethos, perspectives, programmes and courses in accordance with the regulatory frameworks. Present situation: Uncertain,...
May 01, 2014
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1. Building the Right Work Environment You might as well forget about getting the right people if you have not built the kind of environment that may attract high achievers. These days its common...
Mar 08, 2014
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  Agarwals association with Human Resources Development Ministry (HRD) and UGC goes far back. Higher education is not just a job for him, but a passion, as is evident from his book Indian Higher...
Mar 08, 2014
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  As heads and thought leaders for your institutions, prevailing wisdom is that merely updating your universitys About Us pages should be sufficient for your own online reputation, right? People...
Mar 08, 2014
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Proponents of the concept of single campus institutions vouch that centres of excellence are best nurtured solo. One-of-a-kind Harvard and Oxford stand apart for espousing brilliance in myriad ways...
Mar 08, 2014
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The basics There's nothing like engaged faculty to create great places to study in. But its essential to put in place a few basic prerequisites to get faculty involved. Here are a few to consider:...
Mar 07, 2014
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In 1995, IIM-Bangalore took a major step forward to encourage its faculty to write cases and promote the case method of teaching within the institute. It established the Centre for Development of...
Mar 05, 2014
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An acute shortage of postgraduate civil engineers plagued L&T Construction back in the 1990s. In particular, the construction giant faced a severe dearth of bright MTech candidates for its...
Mar 05, 2014
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Increasing competition between higher educational institutions to create industry ready pass-outs is building a strong case for them to develop close ties with industry. One way in which institutes...
Sep 16, 2013
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An Associate Professor of Maharaja Sayajirao University was suspended for allegdly smearing the chair of the Vice Chancellor with an itching powder in an important seminar. Police said Prof Ghanshyam...
Feb 19, 2013
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The Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) has decided to set up a centre for innovation and transfer of technology following a huge demand from the NRIs based in the US, Europe and the...
Feb 13, 2013
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The governor of Bihar Devanand Konwar in his capacity as the Chancellor of the state universities has appointed eight vice-chancellors (VCs) of various universities. In this regard a notification has...
Feb 11, 2013
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Much like a good sound solution lends voice to your professors and teaching staff, a good projector solution lets educators bring learning to life, often reaching out better to a generation of...
Jan 29, 2013
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Ministry of Human Resource and Development (HRD) has appointed Padma Shri Prof RC Sobtia as the new vice-chancellor of Babasahed Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow. Prof Sobtia, former V-C of...
Jan 25, 2013
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Government plans to roll out a red carpet to attract top Indian scientists working abroad to spend some time in institutions. As per the plans, such "very high quality" scientists would be offered...
Jan 21, 2013
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Government's ambitious programme aiming at increasing enrolment in higher educational institutions is likely to get Rs 500 crore for financial year 2013-14. A substantial allocation is also likely...
Jan 18, 2013
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The board of Indian Institute of Technology directors has decided to permit National Institute of Technology (NIT) students to complete their final year in an IIT. According to reports, the proposal...
Jan 04, 2013
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Avinash C Pandey, head of the department of Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences and coordinator of Nanotechnology Application Centre (NAC) of Allahabad University has been appointed as new vice-chancellor...
Dec 25, 2012
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Float glass manufacturer Saint Gobain has proposed to set up its seventh global research and development centre in India with an investment of Rs 30 crore over the next two-three years. In this...
Dec 21, 2012
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The chief of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) VK Saraswat was conferred with an honorary doctorate degree by Amity University. Two other persons including local MLA Mahesh Sharma...
Dec 14, 2012
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Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) is among the top-three business schools in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region in a report by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) on the value of MBA programmes...
Dec 06, 2012
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Autar Kaw, a professor of mechanical engineering in University of South Florida has been named as a 2012 US Professor of the Year. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the...
Nov 21, 2012
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