ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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An Elitist and Flawed Approach towards Higher Education

The philosophy of the draft Foreign Educational Institutions Bill is in tune with an ideology that treats higher education as a private or quasi-public good to be delivered in the market. Will this paradigm with a supposed emphasis on "efficiency" bring about "reform" and an improvement in the poor indicators of higher education? The answer is no, and the bill, if enacted, will only result in greater commercialisation, poor delivery of quality and a failure to achieve goals of social equity.

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