Online Education vs. offline education: Who’ll be the winner?

With the growing usage of technology in the education and with the rise of online education, the question arises that would online education ever replace offline education? Will the future of universities and colleges who traditionally offer education at physical campuses be in danger? If not, what would be the scope of the online education? who would benefit from the rise of online education? Continue reading Online Education vs. offline education: Who’ll be the winner?

Ramping up higher education system

(This article has been published in Deccan Herald newspaper on Saturday February 11, 2017) The Indian higher education system is at crossroads; barring select Institutes, the quality of education imparted by many of the Institutes in our country is disputable. In the recent Times Asia University Ranking, while Singapore took the top spot, mainland China and Japan are each home to almost a fifth of institutions in the extended top 200 table. India comes distant with just 16 Institutions listed. Is the recent drive by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) to enforce Outcome-Based Education (OBE) in our higher education … Continue reading Ramping up higher education system