Improving Higher Education must Start at the Bottom

  • One of India’s most important development goals is raising the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education. When asked for a strategy for doing so, the youth said, “If you want to improve the GER, start with primary schools”.
  • Incentivising instructors who are fluent in English to teach in remote areas, introducing computers in the primary schools of remote areas and counseling to rural people on the importance of higher studies are a few ideas given by them.