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Contesting the Present in the Evolution of Public Higher Education

  • Sudhanshu BhushanEmail author
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Abstract

The public nature of higher education implies an equitable access to higher education at a nominal price. Higher education should be funded by the government and is produced not for the sake of profit. In recent years, Government has been relying more on promoting privatisation and market friendly principles such as competition, ranking and loan based financing. It has been introducing majors of accountability upon teachers as well as the institutions of higher education. The present volume is a critic of current practices in the pathway for public higher education in the future. 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Higher and Professional EducationNational Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA)New DelhiIndia

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