Monthly Archives: May 2014

Some more thought @ BW Higher Education Summit 2014

Impact of recent progress in computing on research; Phase transitions due to Computing: Douglas S Robertson in his books ‘ The New Renaissance’ (1998) and later ‘Phase Change’ (2003) Drew attention to the fact that advances in computer technology would … Continue reading

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Thoughts @ The Indian Higher Education Summit 2014

Thoughts shared at the Businessworld Indian Higher Education Summit Classification of Research 1. Pure curiosity driven basic research – experimental and theoretical work often called fundamental or “blue sky” research, “knowledge for knowledge’s sake.” Often ‘discovery’ such as Gravitation or … Continue reading

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Future Vocation & Skills: Thoughts @ Indian Education Congress 2014

Indian Education Congress 2014: Some thoughts on future vocations and skills 1. If we want to transform vocational education and skills development to align with the emerging challenges and opportunities, we have to move forward disruptively. It may be worthwhile … Continue reading

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