Neoliberal educational interventions have controlled the autonomy of universities by relocating power away from institutions to the marketplace.
Tag: national education policy
‘Demonetisation’ in Indian Public Universities: A Teacher’s Concerns on a Space Abandoned
Four reasons are responsible for the sorry state of Indian higher education today: COVID-19, the National Education Policy, the Common University Entrance Test and the National Assessment and Accreditation …
With the NEP’s Focus on ‘Autonomy’, Are We Ushering in a Spirit of Academic Capitalism?
Commentators see the National Education Policy 2020's emphasis on choice, modularity and autonomy as disquieting because they see it as pushing the education system into a neoliberal governance mode.
Decolonisation or Brahminisation: What’s the Thrust Behind Karnataka’s NEP Position Papers?
This position paper on 'Knowledge of India' aggressively canvasses the agenda to re-assert Brahmanical ethos, intellectual currents and social order as the only "authentic" Indian knowledge system.
Teachers’ Pay Parity Row Leads to Demands for Central University Status for Panjab University
Teaching and non-teaching staff, as well as other stakeholders, are divided vis-a-vis the move, however, most agree that the Punjab government should increase the retirement age of teachers and …
RSS Wants Gujarat Schools to Make Sanskrit Compulsory Under NEP: Report
In a meeting between the RSS and the Gujarat education department in April this year, the Sangh reportedly pushed for Sanskrit to be made mandatory from Class 1 onwards …
In India’s Unequal Research System, Frugal Labs Are Bittersweet Gems
In the spare rooms of colleges and homes, using very small living organisms, students are piecing together functional laboratories with day-to-day household items.
NEP 2020: The Impact of the Discontinuation of the MPhil Degree
Though there are positives when it comes to discontinuing the programme, it could have an impact on the quality of research in India over the coming years.
The Draft NEP 2020 and What the Future Could Look Like for Indian Youth
Looking into the details and reading between the lines does ring multiple alarms on the actual intent of the government.
NCERT to Revise 14-Yr-Old Curriculum Framework
According to the new education policy, the textbooks should be revised to contain only the essential core material in each subject.