Solutions to Market Failure in Higher Education

SOLUTIONS TO THE MARKET FAILURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION – PART II

This is the second and concluding part of the article. The first part dealt with the concept of market failure in higher education and addressing the failure at local level through government interventions. The second part deals with addressing specific causes of market failure through government interventions and suggesting other solutions to mitigate market failure in higher education. Continue reading SOLUTIONS TO THE MARKET FAILURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION – PART II

National Education Policy, 2020

RIGHT TO EDUCATION ACT VIS-À-VIS NEW EDUCATION POLICY – PART II

The author in part II of the article compares NEP with the Right to Education Act. Shortcomings of the policy are expressed on the basis of personal observations and some data. Primarily, the policy lacks proper justification for granting economic aid on the basis of cast or providing a rational for introducing classical languages. Additionally, it emphasises upon digital education without considering the nuance gap between the rich and poor in terms of access to technological. The author provides some suggestions and concludes the article on a positive note and hopes for successful implementation of NEP 2020. Continue reading RIGHT TO EDUCATION ACT VIS-À-VIS NEW EDUCATION POLICY – PART II

National Education Policy, 2020

NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY 2020: A Breath of Fresh Air – PART I

The author in the first part provides the crux of NEP 2020 and highlights the need for it. While Policy proposal has touched various aspects, the article provides a glimpse of clauses pertaining to inclusivity of transgenders and droupouts, holistic development of children by inculcating practical knowledge and the revamped system of appointing teachers as well as granting them autonomy for formulating the course structure. Continue reading NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY 2020: A Breath of Fresh Air – PART I