Member publications consists of articles and papers contributed by members of the Foundation to leading newspapers, magazines, and journals. Articles & Opinions and Bibliography comprise a repository of academic articles on education and other allied domains such as health, livelihoods and sustainability.

Member Publications

By Amit Basole
Economic and Political Weekly
June 10, 2017
Let me start with an anecdote from the book under review. A meeting of the Planning Commission Advisory Committee has been organised at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
By S V Manjunath
Bfirst.in
June 09, 2017
It is high time the state government took a long-term view of the BBMP's role, particularly the educational role.
By Anurag Behar
Livemint
June 08, 2017
The Yamuna flows fast and pristine there, between the steeply rising mountains. The mood in the neat quadrangle of the school on its banks was upbeat. The children seemed happy and were engaged.
By Asim Siddiqui
The Wire
June 01, 2017
Movements like the Bhim Army are easily cast into narratives of Maoism, Naxalism and terrorism by the government. However, the Ambedkarite movement is also building its own counter-narrative against Brahmanical oppression.
By Chandan Gowda
Bangalore Mirror
May 30, 2017
They have lost their livelihood and are not daily wagers. Their installments have been siphoned off by the middlemen. When oustees appeared before the Commission (they) were not even having clothes to wear. They have wrapped small cloth or...
By Arjun Jayadev
The Hindu
May 30, 2017
At its heart, capitalism is a financial system. Every entity in the economy, whether an individual, a household, a business, or a state institution faces monetary constraints in its operations and must constantly balance the exigencies of...

Articles & Opinions

By Tanu Kulkarni
The Hindu
June 26, 2017
Do undergraduate students need to study non-core subjects to acquire a more holistic worldview? Or should they focus only on core subjects to develop exclusive expertise in them?
By Dr Kenneth Thorpe
Deccan Herald
June 24, 2017
Lack of focus on health can have serious implications, not just on the state of the health of people and the misery that it causes, but also in dragging the economy of the country down several notches.
By Shamika Ravi, Darrell M. West
Livemint
June 22, 2017
It makes sense for India and the US to strengthen ties in four critical areas of higher education: financing, teaching quality, research and governance
By Rozelle Laha
Livemint
June 22, 2017
Higher education in India has a long way to go to keep up with changing times, results of an IBM India survey showed
By Sarthak Ray
Financial Express
June 19, 2017
The proposed higher education regulation framework needs to overcome the many shortcomings of its predecessors, that too in a changed regulatory context.
By Mohan Guruswamy
Scroll.In
June 19, 2017
There is a flipside to the great Indian agriculture story – mountains of foodgrains coincide with starvation deaths.

Bibliography

Challenges for cooperative learning implementation: reports from elementary school teachers

By Céline Buchs, Dimitra Filippou, Yann Volpé & Caroline Pulfrey
Journal of Education for Teaching
July-2017
Despite the well-established benefits of cooperative learning, implementation remains a challenge. This research aims to document these challenges at the elementary school level, drawing on teachers’ beliefs regarding learning as well as...
Category: Teacher Professional Development

Designing pedagogical innovation for collaborating teacher teams

By Charlotte Lærke Weitze
Journal of Education for Teaching
July-2017
In this design-based research project, teachers co-created and used a new learning design model, theIT-Pedagogical Think Tank Model for Teacher Teams.
Category: Learning in School

Leaders as learners: developing new leadership practices

By Marit Aas
Professional Development in Education
July-2017
Professional learning and development of school leaders are considered keys to educational change. However, a growing body of research has identified how difficult it is to design professional leadership programmes that make a difference...
Category: Teacher Professional Development

Teaching Professional Skills and Values in India: Challenges and Roadmap for Future

By Anirban Chakraborty
Asian Journal of Legal Education
June-2017
Educating law students in fundamental professional skills and values has become an integral part of the modern legal education curriculum. ‘Clinical legal education’ (CLE) is the instructional method used for teaching professional skills...
Category: Higher Education

Bringing Practice to the Classroom: Using a Deliberative Learning and Case Study Approach to Teach International Planning

By Lesli Hoey, Andrew Rumbach & Joshua D. Shake
Journal of Planning Education and Research
June-2017
More effective methods are needed to meet the Planning Accreditation Board’s requirement to teach all master’s students about the “global dimensions of planning.”
Category: Classroom Practice

How Important is Parental Education for Child Nutrition?

By Harold Alderman & Derek D. Headey
World Development
June-2017
Existing evidence on the impacts of parental education on child nutrition is plagued by both internal and external validity concerns. In this paper we try to address these concerns through a novel econometric analysis of 376,992 preschool...
Category: Child Nutrition