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A writer, a speaker, an administrator and an academic, Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director IIM Indore wears many hats. But his most powerful hat is that of an observer. Observation and listening are two...
Jan 07, 2015
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EDU: You have been with the university since 1972 and must have had a view of what it takes for an academic leader to succeed over the years. What are the qualities required for a university leader...
Oct 14, 2014
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  Sudhir K. Jain was 12 when he saw the movie Satyakam. The intense film about the struggle of an upright young civil engineer, Satyapriya, with a corrupt system in post-Independence India, left a...
Jul 17, 2014
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Watch Rajen Varada, CEO, Open Knowledge Community, speak about the challenegs of implementing Open Educational Resources in India
Jul 03, 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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  The day before his entrance test at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, Rajeev Sangal was still in two minds: In those days, IITs were known, but not like now, says the Vice Chancellor...
Jun 09, 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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  When you meet Dr Bijendra Nath Jain, Vice Chancellor, BITS Pilani, and hand him your visiting card, chances are he too will give you his card. Turn it over and you will discover strange black...
May 26, 2014
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JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY'S Vice Chancellor, Professor Sudhir Kumar Sopory, is a study in contrasts. To start with, he is, with all due respect, a nerd. Sopory loves his books. Sopory caught the...
May 25, 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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Shankar S Mantha was an MTech student at VJTI in Mumbai when one of his teachers Krishnamurthy gave him an open book test on Dynamics. Mantha flunked that test. It was his first open book test and...
Mar 27, 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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