Looking beyond the clichéd norms of higher education

Many students today would benefit from studying a curriculum aimed at teaching general subjects and developing general analytical capacity in a more interactive context

To move forward in the future as a country, our society must begin to envision its multiple needs from a number of viewpoints. We have been taught to think in a single perspective and this aspect becomes visible in our lifestyles and the choices we make for our family, our community and for society at large. The problem with being insular is that we get disconnected from the many critical issues our communities face: loss of diversity of culture, climate change, rural to urban migration, political upheaval, discrimination and so on. Education typically has been teaching us to accept the norm rather than challenge the norm.

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