ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Higher Education II: Critique of Knowledge Commission

The National Knowledge Commission presents a wide-ranging set of prescriptions on the issues relating to the current state of higher education system in the Report to the Nation 2006. This article highlights the all-pervasive interference factors as the fundamental systemic factor in eroding the functional capabilities of our higher education system and suggests ways to deal with them. It also draws attention to several new trends that are missing in the report such as regional imbalances, uni-disciplinary universities, resistance to the credit system and proliferation of a substandard distance education system.

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