In the current scenario of globalisation and mushrooming of educational enterprises, the higher education sector worldwide is in a state of flux.
It has become increasingly international over the past decade, dominated significantly by private sector participation. Such liberalised attempt has made the market competitive not only in terms of service, quality and price but also in terms of student accessibility and eligibility.
The need of the hour is to provide quality education and at the same time address the widening skills gap within various industries by making higher education more relevant to the needs of a knowledge society.
Representatives from both academia and industry came together to address a wide range of the above mentioned issues and more at The Economic Times ‘EDVANTAGE 2009’, a conference on higher education, held recently in the Capital.
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