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Column by Anurag Behar in Mint: Education in the land of extremes

June 26 , 2014
Across the country, we have teachers at both extremes; they all need support to become better, not derision and neglect.

Column by Anurag Behar in Mint: Perils of innovation

June 11 , 2014

What’s common to things that are claimed as innovation in education is that they have been tried before, with limited or no success

Column by Anurag Behar in Mint: Education agenda for the new Government

May 28 , 2014
Given the mandate that the BJP has received, it does have the political capital to support a new education agenda

A fresh new philantrophy

Live Mint
December 2 , 2010
There are two reasons why Premji’s gift stands out in Indian business history. First is its unparalleled scale. Rich captains of India’s industry have often in the past spoken about giving back to society. Some, to their credit, have also ventured into philanthropy. But the sheer size...

Azim Premji varsity to mould experts in education policy

The Financial Express
October 14 , 2010
This university is unusual across the world; it is focused on educating a capable cadre of education and development sector professionals who will go on to join the government, the District Institute of Education and Training (DIET), universities, and NGOs. There is a massive demand in the NGO...

Learning Curve: Two ways to educate India

July 1 , 2010
Far away from the cut and thrust of running large corporate houses, there’s something that’s keeping Azim Premji and Sunil Mittal, among the most successful entrepreneurs in India, busy. For the last almost 10 years, both have committed serious money, managers and their own time to...

Indian tycoon sounds a note of caution

Gulf Times
May 9 , 2010
India is very far from where it needs to be, globally acclaimed Indian entrepreneur and philanthropist Azim Premji cautioned an elite gathering of his countrymen yesterday.

Government gives go ahead to Azim Premji varsity

September 29 , 2009
According to the provision of the Azim Premji University Ordinance, the university will provide teaching, training, research and development in the fields of elementary, secondary, education management and policy. Besides, courses in education in science, social science, humanities and management...

Help us improve government schools

February 26 , 2009
Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa launched the State Government’s unique "School Nurturing Programme" on Wednesday and appealed to the private sector to come forward and adopt government schools to improve the quality of education and school infrastructure.

Government of Rwanda and Foundation sign MoU

October 22 , 2008
The Rwandan Government and Foundation signed an MoU on 22 October whereby the Foundation's e-learning content will be utilised by the Rwandan government in their primary schooling system.

Government of Rajasthan and Foundation sign MoU

October 21 , 2008
An MoU for the second phase of the Learning Guarantee Program to improve the quality of education in elementary schools in Rajasthan was signed between the Government of Rajasthan and Foundation on 21st October. 

Govt schools bid good-bye to rote-based exams

September 29 , 2008
Thanks to the Learning Guarantee Programme, a joint initiative of the State Government and Azim Premji Foundation, for lakhs of primary school children examinations will now be a lot more fun! In a move deserving unreserved support, the Education Department has decided to replace traditional rote-...

National Teacher's portal launched

September 5 , 2008
A national portal for teachers, developed by the Foundation in collaboration with National Knowledge Commission was launched by the President of India at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on September 5, 2008.