The amendments brought about a shift in focus away from the narrow based approach of doing the absolute minimum to get a B-BBBEE certificate by avoiding the critical elements such as ownership and skills development. The new focus is aimed at implementing measures with long term effect, creating gainful employment, identifying skills gaps and contributing to scarce and critical skills development, making the unemployed more employable and in so doing alleviating poverty and unemployment rates. This could not have come at a better time given the ongoing disputes in the university space.
CBSE Vice President Venkaiah Naidu stresses on 'complete overhaul' of country's education system Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Monday said the country's education system needed a "complete overhaul" as it was producing students with degrees instead of individuals with critical minds and employable skills.
PTI Oct 23, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Monday said the country's education system needed a "complete overhaul" as it was producing students with degrees instead of individuals with critical minds and employable skills.
Emphasising on restoring India as the prime destination of quality higher educationNaidu said the number of educational institutions must increase to cater to the growing demand of students who want to pursue higher education.
Naidu also asked private universities to earmark certain percentage of seats for students belonging to the poor section as quality private sector education has become out of bounds for marginalised sections.
It is a matter of concern that we are turning out lakhs of students each year from the portals of our colleges with emphasis only on theoretical knowledge.
We are merely adding numbers and not individuals with critical minds,"," he added.
We cannot allow the status quo to continue. We need to change the system and the change has to be for good," he said further. The Vice-President said the time had come for universities to forge organic links with industries and impart skills to the students in accordance with the requirements of the industry.
Naidu emphasised that the Indian education system faces many challenges and that there was a need to increase the number of institutions and universities to meet the growing demand of students seeking higher education.
We need to restore India's ancient glory as a prime destination of quality higher education," he said.
He said private sector will also have to play a vital role in meeting the demands of higher education. Unfortunately, quality private sector education has become out of bounds for the poor and marginalised sections," he said. Our challenge is to ensure the spread of knowledge to every section and every corner of our country," he added.
Naidu also said the regulatory mechanism should facilitate educational institutions to improve quality and ensure minimum standards for excellence in higher education.Dr.
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