Sunday, October 11, 2009

Anand Sudarshan - YouTube links

1)      Acceleration of reforms in education is essential for India's progress

2)      How does the economic crisis hit the students

3)      Positives and negatives when parents make the choice for children's higher education

4)      Our education sector has to communicate better and go beyond the labels of courses

5)      Do we work in gates or do we choose lifelong learning

6)      Overseas universities are able to capture a huge market in India

7)      Government's fiscal support to education has largely been misdirected

8)      We need an Education Loan Guarantee Act

9)      Creating Government infrastructure for higher education was relevant at a point in time

10)  Public-Private Partnership can extract efficiencies from the existing education infrastructure

11)  Current framework has in some ways enabled a few unscrupulous players to enter the private education sector

12)  Private sector has successful examples of inclusivity in education

13)  Diversity in campuses

14)  Regulatory ethos in education needs a complete overhaul

15)  Whiff of change that we now see in education

16)  Role of foreign universities in India

17)  A common myth is that people flock back to school in times of recession

18)  Low level of Gross Enrolment Ratio is a matter of deep concern

19)  Growth through Experiential osmosis vs Continuing education with academic rigour

20)  Knowledge for knowledge's sake vs Education for education's sake -- Individual vs societal considerations

21)  League tables of universities are a global phenomenon, but rankings done without due homework can be a problem

22)  How can the impact value of education system be measured

23)  Alumni are a huge asset class but very few institutions do a good job of harnessing them

24)  On fiction woven around campuses

25)  Let us not succumb to the tyranny of 'OR' when thinking about vernacular and English

26)  MBA programme with sectoral relevance -- Example of media and entertainment

27)  Banking, Insurance, Retail, Financial Services, Automotive, Hospitality -- other sectoral MBAs

28)  Industry-Academia interaction accelerated through the high-speed blender called sectoral MBAs

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