New models for Indian Education

In this post, I would like to propose some new models/directions for Indian Education by addressing some core problem areas that I have been able to identify. I would like to focus on, in particular how some strategic new models could change the way we are addressing the huge scale and diversity in India. The... Continue Reading →

Modeling the Education Sector

There are doubtless many models put into use to try to analyze the working of the education sector and there is significant interest in this space. Here are my initial thoughts on how we could create a useful¬†analytical model. I consider three dimensions to be vital for this model. Infrastructure This first dimension concerns the... Continue Reading →

Future Ready Indian Higher Education

FICCI (the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) and Ernst and Young took out a report for the FICCI Higher Education Summit 2009. They called it "Making the Indian higher education system future ready". The report uses trends and understanding of the underlying structures in higher ed in India and proposes alternate educational... Continue Reading →

Trends as a pattern of change over time

I have been branding myself as a contrarion over at edFutures in what I see as a fundamental issue, not mere semantics, with how we started the course. All started from the OECD starter framework and the edFutures week 1 discussion that I attempted to initiate on not using trends as our starting point if... Continue Reading →

Schooling for Tomorrow

I came across this fascinating OECD-CERI project through Dave Cormier and George Siemens' Open Course in Education Futures. Please download the Schooling for Tomorrow StarterPack document here. It gives practitioners, administrators and other stakeholders a way to think about key questions such as: What is shaping the future of schooling? What might schooling look like... Continue Reading →

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