LENARING GAP

DailyPost 2069 LENARING GAP This terminology remains unknown as the general understanding is that the education or training imparted is consumed in the manner warranted and then used for the purposes it was meant, and

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NATIONAL INSTITUTIONAL RANKING FRAMEWORK

DailyPost 1882 NATIONAL INSTITUTIONAL RANKING FRAMEWORK Who does not want to be at the top of the charts? National Institutional Ranking Framework created in the year 2016 has been the main ranking procedure for higher

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ENGINEER’S DAY

DailyPost 1816 ENGINEER’S DAY Every year on this day, the birthday of Sir M Visvesvaraya, is celebrated as Engineer’s Day, as a tribute to the engineering expertise and acumen of the great engineer. The course

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KNOWLEDGE QUOTIENT

DailyPost 1810 KNOWLEDGE QUOTIENT While the ranking of colleges has been happening both for commercial and non-commercial reasons for quite some time now. Not much changes have transpired in the institutions both in who appear

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ONLINE EXAMS – SOPHISTICATED SCAMS

DailyPost 1805 ONLINE EXAMS – SOPHISTICATED SCAMS What is not caught from the legal point of view, has not happened. What is online was supposed to be full proof till the time rampant hacks have proved

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THE DEATH OF MARKS

DailyPost 1796 THE DEATH OF MARKS The quality of a nation depends on the credibility of marks, the educational system churns out at different levels of education. The obsession with marks is perfectly fine, but marks

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WORKABLE KNOWLEDGE

DailyPost 1788 WORKABLE KNOWLEDGE The other side of Jugaad, the management mantra of the Indians is workable knowledge, which can safely be termed as managing your way through every profession with just about manageable knowledge. A

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THE JARGONS OF INDIA (2)

DailyPost 1747 THE JARGONS OF INDIA (2) Jargons are words you are desperate to use but you don’t understand the meaning in tangible terms and hence you cannot put them into practice. It has immense

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FACULITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

DailyPost 1733 FACULITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FDPs as they call it has been on the professional education firmament for quite some time. I as a speaker have been gaining immensely from preparation for such sessions from

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HEAVY DUTY READING

DailyPost 1668 HEAVY DUTY READING Speaking, reading and writing are extremely necessary skills of every human being. It can take you to the pedestal or leave you down in the dumps for all your life. Every

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JUST BECAUSE WE KNOW SO LITTLE…

DailyPost 1650 JUST BECAUSE WE KNOW SO LITTLE… Just because we know so little, we don’t know what we are missing out. We might have missed the bus, or might be we have been missing buses

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ACADEMIC FREEDOM?

DailyPost 1637 ACADEMIC FREEDOM? In all the freedoms we keep talking about on a regular basis, we have not been talking of academic freedom ever. Does it need to be talked about or is it

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PRIVATE PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

DailyPost 1609 PRIVATE PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION There was a time when we generally had mostly government education at the professional level and there was barely any murmur about the quality of education. Might be the cut

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WHAT WE CREATE IS WHAT WE KNOW!

DailyPost 1597 WHAT WE CREATE IS WHAT WE KNOW! It has been a nauseating exercise to equate knowledge with degrees. This premise has been proven to be wrong. Then the added baggage is the the

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RESEARCHING THE RESEARCH

DailyPost 1581 RESEARCHING THE RESEARCH We have been in this arena from times immemorial and would continue to remain in it, till the cows come home? Research has become a standard vertical of any organisation,

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THE DEGREE PERFORMANCE CONNECT

DailyPost 1579 THE DEGREE PERFORMANCE CONNECT The world requires degrees, though some change is taking place yet it remains the final benchmark. If the degrees could deliver, we would have been a totally different country

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PROFESSIONAL SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT

Daily Post 1559 PROFESSIONAL SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT Subject matter expert or SME is the most abused term in industry, academia, government and research. The lack of any certification in this area, the numbers are increasing

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FOUR YEARS OF DAILYPOST

Daily Post 1462 FOUR YEARS OF DAILYPOST  The lessons of four years of writing daily, something sensible and readable has been an immense learning experience. The fun of this exercise is that people don’t write

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BACKGROUND, ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS & DELIVERY

Daily Post 1460 BACKGROUND, ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS & DELIVERY In the professional world it’s delivery first and delivery last. That large part of your professional and personal persona is made out of your background & academics

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THE MARKETING OF ACADEMICS

Daily Post 1447 THE MARKETING OF ACADEMICS Body shopping is one term which this country fancies. This is generally used for providing manpower by IT and ITES companies making a commission in between. It happens

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THE DIGITAL TEACHER!

Daily Post 1441 THE DIGITAL TEACHER! The rigmarole of the teacher’s day happens on an annual basis and undeniably we pour our hearts out for the great chiselling act done by them. We remember some

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WE LOVE EVERYTHING SUPERFLUOUS!

Daily Post 1418 WE LOVE EVERYTHING SUPERFLUOUS! Our love story with the superfluous has researched gigantic proportions. Superfluous activities, thought processes, enterprises, habits, networks etc have taken over the positive, creative, effective and proactive. Knowledge,

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READING LESS WONDERS

Daily Post 1380 READING LESS WONDERS If the world were to be declared a What’sApp University, the maximum number of graduates would have come from India. What’sApp University has the biggest experiment in the Open

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ROBUST ONLINE, ROBUST FUTURE

Daily Post 1364 ROBUST ONLINE, ROBUST FUTURE That online is the future we have been talking about for more than a decade, while doing all our activities on a offline mode. A truncated online system.

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EDUCATORS AT CROSS ROADS

Daily Post 1344 EDUCATORS AT CROSS ROADS Imparting education over the last few decades was transformed into a standardised assembly line, the resources neatly worked out and put on a seamless mode, no improvements incorporated

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DEVELOPMENT OF MOOCs / ONLINE EDUCATION

Daily Post 1325 DEVELOPMENT OF MOOCs / ONLINE EDUCATION Forced into it, given the COVID-19 reality, Zoom is being talked more than NCERT textbooks, now that the Indian school and college education have to necessarily

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THE VIDEO WAY

Daily Post 1316 THE VIDEO WAY Try imagining the handwriting of persons you know and you will realise that you barely know anybody’s handwriting, hopefully you would be remembering your own. Type by whichever keyboard

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THE EDUCATION ONLINE PLATFORM

Daily Post 1315 THE EDUCATION ONLINE PLATFORM With still long many months to go for the classrooms to get abuzz, the present adhoc mechanism of bringing schools to the open source free video conferencing platforms

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MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSES (MOOC)

Daily Post 1310 MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSES (MOOC) MOOC has been a well known synonym amongst the educated in recent times. This gave some inkling of the fact that world is moving in the direction

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SOFT SKILLS TRAINING, HARD SELL

Daily Post 1301 SOFT SKILLS TRAINING, HARD SELL Even in these hard times, the hard sell of soft skills is on. Business Continuity teaching is in full swing and so are tonnes of other online

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STRUCTURED EDUCATION, STRAIGHTJACKETED PROFESSIONS

Daily Post 1259 STRUCTURED EDUCATION, STRAIGHTJACKETED PROFESSIONS Structured education and straightjacketed professions are the best ways to describe our educational and the professional arena. Only these provide the the comfort level to the Indian students,

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FACULTY ROADBLOCK

Daily Post 1255 FACULTY ROADBLOCK What should have been the biggest facilitator and catalyst for bringing in knowledge, expertise and skills both for the adoption of transformative digital technologies and cyber security have become the

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PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE DISCONNECT

Daily Post 1253 PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE DISCONNECT Professional knowledge and practice was seamless till around a decade or two back. No visible discrepancies could be discerned. Even if it existed it did not have any major

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HAD I LEARNED EARLIER!

Daily Post 1248 HAD I LEARNED EARLIER! Most of the very successful men after gaining immense maturity, money, name and fame, while getting into their candid reminiscences generally speak about learning and skills, if they

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LOFTY CLAIMS!

DailyPost 1188 LOFTY CLAIMS! Given the current corporate / consumer ecosystem either one is busy making lofty claims or dismantling it. The businesses in that particular trade / product gets into a competition of making

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BEYOND READING!

DailyPost 1182 BEYOND READING! Is there a concept beyond reading? What does it actually mean? It is basically a stage when you reach a stage beyond regular reading and what it delivers. We read to

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DO SKILLS ADD UP?

DailyPost 1181 DO SKILLS ADD UP? At the core of any company is a vast basket of skills which makes it tick, based on whichever area it is in. Given the pervasive nature and the

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IF YOU EXCEL, YOU KNOW!

DailyPost 1176 IF YOU EXCEL, YOU KNOW! If you excel, you know. If you don’t, you know as well. Marks and excellence connect through the process of public exams we can leave for the moment,

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WHAT ALL CAN YOU GET READYMADE?

DailyPost 1164 WHAT ALL CAN YOU GET READYMADE? What all have you expected to get readymade or want to get ready made? May be literally everything. That is the challenge with today’s world. The expectation

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IIT 2.0 – PROPELLING NEW INDIA

DailyPost 1162 IIT 2.0 – PROPELLING NEW INDIA World class engineers being created through its portals has been validated, so has been the standards of infrastructure / space, faculty ratio / quality, success in autonomous

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