Planning and management for excellence and efficiency in higher education by T V Rao (Working Paper, No. 1990/865) Rao, T. V.

By: Rao, T. V
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Ahmedabad Indian Institute of Management 1990Description: 19 p.Subject(s): Higher Education | Excellence | EfficiencyDDC classification: WP 1990 (865) Summary: Higher education has multiple goals of character building for social development, skill building for national development and teacher competency building for education development. Higher education today faces many challenges some of these include balancing between quantitative and qualitative aspects of education, increasing enrollment and at the same time providing employment, coping with fast changing technologies and incorporating them in the curricula, having systems of internal governance that encourages innovativeness, reluctance of client systems to participate in improving education and simultaneously growing expectations from higher education etc. In this paper it is proposed that Faculty Development and Institutional Leadership are two important keys to the excellence and efficiency in higher education. This paper highlights some of the current practices of educational planning and their limitations. The Paper also makes suggestions for professionalization of management and administration of higher education and points out to the areas of international cooperation.
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Higher education has multiple goals of character building for social development, skill building for national development and teacher competency building for education development. Higher education today faces many challenges some of these include balancing between quantitative and qualitative aspects of education, increasing enrollment and at the same time providing employment, coping with fast changing technologies and incorporating them in the curricula, having systems of internal governance that encourages innovativeness, reluctance of client systems to participate in improving education and simultaneously growing expectations from higher education etc. In this paper it is proposed that Faculty Development and Institutional Leadership are two important keys to the excellence and efficiency in higher education. This paper highlights some of the current practices of educational planning and their limitations. The Paper also makes suggestions for professionalization of management and administration of higher education and points out to the areas of international cooperation.

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