India’s Higher Education and COVID-19

Responses and Challenges

  • Eldho Mathews Unit for International Cooperation, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration
Keywords: India, frugal innovation, University Grants Commission, digital transition, student mobility

Abstract

The impact of COVID-19 underscores the importance of developing a detailed crisis management plan and ensuring equity while promoting digital education in Indian higher education. The flow of Indian students to institutions outside the country is likely to drop if the existing situation does not improve within a few months.

Author Biography

Eldho Mathews, Unit for International Cooperation, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration

Eldho Mathews is deputy advisor, Unit for International Cooperation, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi, India. E-mail: eldhomathews@gmail. com. The views expressed in the text are solely those of the author.

Published
2020-04-30
How to Cite
Mathews, E. (2020). India’s Higher Education and COVID-19. International Higher Education, (102), 22-24. Retrieved from https://ejournals.bc.edu/index.php/ihe/article/view/14609
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