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Phase 2: 6th Century BC to 10th century BCE: The Viharas of Buddhist-led Period

During this period, we see the growth of Buddhism and Buddhist rule in India. As the Buddhist political leadership grew so did their influence on Higher Education in India, usually fuelled by patronage from Buddhist rulers. According to Basu, this led to an improvement in institutions of higher learning, which built upon the Gurukula model …

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Phase 1: Before 6 th century BCE: The Gurukulas of the Ancient Hindu Period

India has a long history of higher education that goes back to ancient times and even before the Aryans. Not much is known about forms of education prior to the Aryans. However the Aryans had well-developed systems of Higher Education (HE) and the institutions that imparted this education while not being in the model of …

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BRITISH MUSLIMS AND COVID-19

British Muslims and Covid-19:¬†Impacts, Experiences and Responses   Symposium Overview   Research on Covid-19 highlighted its disproportionate impact on Black and Asian Minority Ethnic groups (BAME) communities (Public Health England, 2020). However, these studies only offer a limited understanding of the particularity of experiences within the umbrella category BAME. For instance, there is only limited …

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