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 Madhav Chavan
July 03, 2017
अनुभव बताता है की बच्चों को एक ही दर्जे में बिठाए रखने से सिखने में मदद नहीं होती।
By Rejendran Narayanan
Business Standard
July 01, 2017
Agantuk (The Stranger) was Satyajit Ray’s last film. The film revolves around the return of an old man, Manomohan Mitra, to India after 35 years. Manmohan had spent all his life with Adivasis from across the world and has a take on...
By Chandan Gowda
Bangalore Mirror
June 27, 2017
In 1984, the Karnataka Government passed a law asking all commercial signage and other public name-boards in the state to be in Kannada. If other languages were used, they had to appear below Kannada.
By Rajendran Narayanan
The Wire
June 27, 2017
Mahuadand is a nondescript little town in the western part of Jharkhand bordering Chhattisgarh. The town is guarded by the Netarhat hills on one side and the landscape is dotted with stone quarries that employ largely adivasis on daily...
By Anurag Behar
June 22, 2017
Landing at the Jolly Grant airport, we drove through the mountains for 5 hours to Chinyalisaud. At 6pm, when we reached, a group of 50 teachers was discussing the challenges that children encounter when trying to understand place value in...
By Arjun Jayadev
OUP Blog
June 21, 2017
The evolution of the distribution of income among individuals within countries and across the world has been the subject of considerable academic and popular commentary in the recent past.

Articles & Opinions

By Richa Sharma
The New Indian Express
July 03, 2017
The country’s top child rights body has recommended to the Centre that there is a need to assess and review special exemptions provided to minority educational institutions under the Right to Education (RTE) Act, 2009.
By Aman Sethi & A Mariyam Alavi
Hindustan Times
July 03, 2017
When the pahadi-walla school in Sangam Vihar closed for summer, Reena Jha realised that she needed a maths tutor to complete her holiday homework, and that her family couldn't afford one. "YouTube," Reena thought to herself...
By Suresh Naidu
The Hindu
July 03, 2017
There are various mechanisms by which government policy can be influenced. Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century is the most-widely discussed work of economics in recent history.
By Rama Kant Agnihotri
Deccan Herald
July 03, 2017
It has now become imperative to focus on secondary and senior secondary schools - on children who are in the age group of 15-18 years.
The Time of India
July 03, 2017
Academic activities at government primary schools across the state are in a disarray due to shortage of more than 2000 teachers. In fact, about 2543 posts of school teachers are lying vacant in primary schools of Bhopal district alone.
By Ranajoy Sen
Daily News & Analysis
June 30, 2017
The contemporary narrative of the country’s agricultural economy entails higher input costs for agricultural produce than its selling price, leading to rural debt, economic hardships, farmer suicides and the attendant violent unrest.


Developing pre-service teachers' professional knowledge of teaching: The influence of mentoring

By Juanjo Mena, Paul Hennissen & John Loughran
Teaching & Teacher Education
This study was situated in a Primary Teacher Education program in the Netherlands. The participants (N=16) comprised four each of: Pre-Service Teachers (PST)
Category: Mentor Teachers

Examining preservice teacher content and pedagogical content knowledge needed to teach reading in elementary school

By Sarah K. Clark, Sara R. Helfrich & Lance Hatch
Journal of Research in Reading
Recently, increased attention has been placed on the importance of having knowledgeable and skilled teachers in order to influence reading achievement. Yet many international reports suggest that large numbers of children are not learning...
Category: Pre-service Teacher Education

Generous reading expands teachers’ perceptions on student writing

By Lucy K. Spence et al
Teaching & Teacher Education
Five fifth-grade teachers used generous reading to expand their perspectives on student writing beyond the rubric-based writing assessment.
Category: Teacher Professional Development

See and tell: Differences between expert and novice teachers’ interpretations of problematic classroom management events

By Charlotte E. Wolff et al
Teaching & Teacher Education
Experience in the classroom influences how teachers interpret classroom events. This article investigated differences between expert and novice teachers' interpretations of authentic, problematic classroom events.
Category: Teacher Professional Development

The influence of student teachers on student achievement: A case study of teacher perspectives

By Jennifer A. Tygret
Teaching & Teacher Education
The article discusses the impact of teacher quality on student achievement and growth and discusses how the quality of student teachers and their coordination with teachers affects student achievement.
Category: Pre-service Teacher Education

How engaged are pre-service teachers in the United States?

By Elizabeth Kim & Roisin P. Corcoran
Teaching & Teacher Education
Using the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), findings are reported from the largest ever longitudinal study of engagement among pre-service teachers.
Category: Pre-service Teacher Education