Higher Education

Jugggling in a pandemic
Juggling in the New Normal: Surviving the Complexities of Online Teaching

Covid19 entered our lives like a nightmare. Within a few months, it took the contour of a pandemic and pushed the world to stay inside their homes. Our fast-paced lives came to a standstill. Even necessities observed difficulty in accomplishment. Nearly every sector saw a…

LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION
How a Global Pandemic underscores the importance of the Liberal Arts

The future of the world stands at a crossroads. The global pandemic of Coronavirus has sent shock waves, not only across every sector, including Universities and Colleges, but also across the world. In order to analyse the ongoing turmoil, we need to look more carefully – with…

Torchlight on girls’ situation in India under the pandemic 
Torchlight on girls’ situation in India under the pandemic 

  Only 1 out of every 100 girls enrolled in grade 1 reaches grade 12 in rural areas. India is home to the highest number of child brides. 56.26% of adolescent girls in India are not lettered. Between ages 15-24 years, only about 56% of…

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Leadership at University during Covid-19 pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted the higher education sector in India. Institutions as well as students are under pressure to not lose academic time. There is an urgent need to re-invent teaching and learning methodologies. EPG Economics, in partnership with Ansal University, recently organised a webinar on "Leadership at…

Five education startups
Lockdown learning – Education apps for the entire family

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn”, said Alvin Toffler, an American Writer and Futurist.  His words stand true in today’s highly competitive world where it is important to continuously learn, whether…

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An overview of EIC2019: Improving education outcomes in India needs access, equity and quality

Nearly 300 attendees from across higher education and schools attended this year’s Education Innovation Conference in Bengaluru, to talk about where Indian education was heading in the coming decade. The EIC2019 brought together educators, technologists, public policy professionals and government, in a unique setting. The…

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Experts: Indian schools must adopt gamification to make learning fun

Gamified education is the future and Indian schools must pick it up at the earliest, opined educators and innovators participating in the Education Innovation Conference 2018 here on Tuesday. Gamification of learning is an educational approach to motivate students to study by using video-game, design…

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The Making of Indian Higher Education

This report surveys the Indian higher education landscape and argues the need for a shift in thinking. The current system seeks to create a ‘privileged class’ and sustains a bureaucratic state. It should, however, promote prosperity for all and be capable of enabling a modern…

University Ranking
What drives global rankings for universities?

After acquiring a place in the top 200 universities of the world, IIT-Bombay has become India's best university, according to the latest edition of QS World University Rankings released on June 6, 2018. In total, 24 Indian universities are part of the QS ranking this…

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