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 Alex M. Thomas
Economic and Political Weekly
October 22, 2016
Over the last two decades, several good books have been written on the history of economic thought such as Vaggi and Groenewegen’s A Concise History of Economic Thought (2003), Roncaglia’s The Wealth of Ideas (2005), Ernesto and Zamagni’s...
By S. V. Manjunath
October 13, 2016
amya hails from a disadvantaged family. She is the only daughter of a single mother Malli (whose husband expired a few years back), who works as a house maid in South Bengaluru. Ramya’s family hails from a tiny village in Tumkur, where her...
By Anurag Behar
October 13, 2016
The chat with me about his passion for working in education left him very unhappy. He was fortyish, with 20 successful years in the world of business. Since I get many requests for such chats, I have developed a method for mentally...
By Pradeep Ramavath, Ravindra Prakash
International Education and Research Journal
October 05, 2016
Paper examines the interrelationship that exists between discipline and school education in Indian context. After Right to Education Act of 2009 lot of discussion and confusion in the area of formal education; policies are being floated...
By Anurag Behar
October 01, 2016
The ruins of Hampi are haunting. Among impossibly balanced giant boulders, with intermittent lush paddy fields, and the quietly flowing Tungabhadra, they soak you in a sense of the impossible having happened there. Hampi was the seat of...
By Anurag Behar
September 28, 2016
In over a hundred towns across the seven states that we work, we run teacher learning centres (TLC). These are run-in rooms stocked neatly with books, educational kits and other material that is relevant for teachers. The rooms are clean...

Articles & Opinions

By Nagendran Sundararajan
Deccan Herald
March 09, 2017
Finland boasts of one of the most revered education systems in the world. Catering to a population of 5.2 million citizens in Finland, this system has broken many rules of education planning and delivery to make it inclusive and effective.
By Anita Rao Mysore
Deccan Herald
March 09, 2017
Teachers, on a daily basis, are concerned whether their teaching will lead to student-learning. And, over centuries, psychologists have attempted to unravel the mysteries of human learning.
By Avijit Pathak
Deccan Herald
March 08, 2017
The goal of education is not to reproduce the existing structure, but to create a new mode of critical think­ing and creat
By Ayesha Chaudhary, Unnat Pandit, Dandapani Varsha
March 08, 2017
A programme to create tinkering labs is an attempt to augment current systems of education with a vision to nurture a million children to become neoteric innovator
By Lili-Ann Wolff, Pia Sjöblom, Maria Hofman-Bergholm, Irmeli Palmberg
Education Science
March 01, 2017
Sustainability is internationally often emphasized as an essential aim of higher education, but more as a principle than on the practical level. This is also obvious in the academic education of primary teachers in Finland.
By Francisco Pozo-Martin et al
Biomed Central-Human Resources for Health
February 15, 2017
Evidence-based health workforce policies are essential to ensure the provision of high-quality health services and to support the attainment of universal health coverage (UHC).


How do Learning Environments vary by School Sector and Socioeconomic Composition? Evidence from Australian Students

By Laura B Perry, Christopher Lubienski, James Ladwig
Australian Journal of Education
The authors examine how students’ perspectives of their learning environments vary between private and public schools in Australia.
Category: Learning in School

Higher Education Policy Change in Europe: Academic Research Funding and the Impact Agenda

By Andrew Gunn, Michael Mintrom
European Education
The authors analyze how policy is being used to influence the academic research process through the evaluations and funding allocation that accompany public funding.
Category: Higher Education

To What Extent Do Learners Benefit from Indirect Written Corrective Feedback? A Study Targeting Learners of Different Proficienc ...

By Eun Sung Park, Sunhee Song, Yu Kyoung Shin
Language Teaching Research
Should teachers spend hours correcting students’ errors, or should they simply underline the errors, leaving it up to the students to self-correct them? The current study examines the utility of indirect feedback on learners’ written...
Category: Learning in School

Measuring the Importance of Library User Education: A Comparative Study between Fudan University and the National Taiwan Normal University

By Qianxiu Liu, Patrick Lo, Hiroshi Itsumura
Journal of Academic Librarianship
This study aims at examining students' attitudes and perceptions towards the values and importance of the user education program provided by the libraries of two leading universities in Asia — namely, Fudan University (FU), located in...
Category: Higher Education

Use of early childhood longitudinal studies by policy makers

By Lawrence J. Schweinhart
International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy
Modern ECCE research began with the birth of the U.S. Head Start program in the 1960s; however, policy makers and the public paid little attention to it until several studies that had random assignment or wide representativeness received...
Category: Early Childhood Care and Education

Indian Labour Markets and Returns to Education

By Kamal Vatta, Takahiro Sato & Garima Taneja
Millennial Asia
The present study is an attempt to examine the trends in returns to education in the context of long-term economic growth in India during 1983 to 2009–2010. It outlines various forms of inequality issues prevalent in the Indian labour...
Category: Labour Reforms