The Real Problems with Product Design Education in India

In an interview by Sanchana Krishnan for campus diaries, Prof. Balaram talks about the real problems with Product Design Education in India.
(1) Design education and industry requirements are too separated, resulting in a middle ground occupied by batches of unemployable graduates.
(2) The selection processes that determine each year’s batch of design students is biased.

(3) The classroom has become space to ‘impart’ knowledge, not a space where students learn and evolve to their full potential.
(4) An overall lack of inclusivity in design and design education
(5) Where is the Indian in Indian Design?

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Posted on 29/10/2016