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Towards Ensuring a Greater Global Uniformity and Standards in Higher Education
International Journal of Education, Culture and Society
Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2020, Pages: 141-149
Received: Nov. 27, 2020; Accepted: Dec. 25, 2020; Published: Dec. 31, 2020
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Adhikarla Suryanarayana Rao, Department of Biotechnology, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, India
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Abstract
The article emphasizes to make due attempts to compare and contrast the various parameters pertaining to the running of different educational programs. And accordingly arrive at a consensus to follow as much uniformity as possible and ensure higher standards and reduce the gaps in educational standards. This viewpoint needs to be reflected at the global, national and provincial level. Types and variations are discussed with respect to several parameters Viz; salaries and allowances of teachers, academic calendar patterns, course contents and description, examination patterns, work load norms, duration of various programs, students assessment in both course study and in research component. Need for unbiased treatment of course topics, adequate time for students in various exams, supplementary teaching methods, easy access to full-fledged library-bibliotheque facilities, teacher-student-administrative staff ratio and of increasing the duration of the degree programs to make the students more eligible of higher studies and career placements and responsible citizens has been emphasized. Further, the need to critically analyze the intake of students in various programs and disciplines, teaching methodology, requirement of manpower, need for collaborations with industries & international institutes –both public and private- is explained and emphasised to run the educational programs. UN and its organizations should seriously contribute to achieve uniformity & high standards and ensure due international agreements and financial aid.
Keywords
Teachers Salaries, Academic Calendar Patterns, Instruction Methods, Work Load, Assessment of Exams, Industry & International Collaborations, Greater Uniformity
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Adhikarla Suryanarayana Rao, Towards Ensuring a Greater Global Uniformity and Standards in Higher Education, International Journal of Education, Culture and Society. Vol. 5, No. 6, 2020, pp. 141-149. doi: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20200506.15
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