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).


Why Should We Demand Equality of Educational Opportunity?

By Kirsten Meyer
Theory and Research in Education
This paper reveals how equal educational opportunities, equal job opportunities and equality of opportunity for welfare are related to each other, and how they are related to other demands for justice.
Category: Educational Theory

A “snapshot” of physical activity and food habits among private school children in India

By Erin M Staab, Solveig A Cunningham, Sara Thorpe & Shailaja S Patil
Concerns about increasing obesity in poorer parts of the world, including India, have often been premised in terms of global shifts in activity levels and caloric consumption.
Category: Health & Nutrition

Fostering effective teaching behavior through the use of data-feedback

By H.T.G. Van den Hurk, A.A.M. Houtveen & W.J.C. M.Van de Grift
Teaching and Teacher Education
In this study data-feedback in a cyclic model of data-driven teaching was used to enhance the teaching behavior of students registered in a master course for teachers.
Category: Teacher Professional Development

Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions of Challenging Behavior

By Anne Butler, Lisa Monda-Amaya
Teacher Education and Special Education
Challenging behavior can have adverse effects on both students and teachers, and preservice teachers often report feeling ill prepared to manage this behavior. The purpose of this study was to examine (a) preservice teacher perceptions of...
Category: Teacher 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

Relationship between Professional Learning Community, Bureaucratic Structure and Organisational Trust in Primary Education Schools

By Fatma Kalkan
Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice
This research uses relational survey method to determine the relationship between professional learning community, bureaucratic structure and organisational trust according to the perceptions of teachers who work in primary education...
Category: Educational Administration