Neoliberal educational interventions have controlled the autonomy of universities by relocating power away from institutions to the marketplace.
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 …
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.
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.
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 …
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 the spare rooms of colleges and homes, using very small living organisms, students are piecing together functional laboratories with day-to-day household items.
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.
Looking into the details and reading between the lines does ring multiple alarms on the actual intent of the government.
According to the new education policy, the textbooks should be revised to contain only the essential core material in each subject.