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 Dileep Ranjekar
Civil Society
February 14, 2015
The National Policy for Education 1986 (modified marginally in 1992) was prepared after much debate and thinking that had originally begun even before 1968. The policy was adopted by Parliament. 
By Anurag Behar
February 04, 2015
Why did you become a teacher? In my many discussions with teachers, I never ask that question, but it does come up often on its own. Rarely does someone tell a story of teaching being her life’s calling. Most often they are stories of...
By Anurag Behar
January 22, 2015
A foundational flaw in the design of Indian teacher education is the belief that private investment will provide solutions
By ​Sujatha Rao
Economic and Political Weekly
January 15, 2015
The safety guidelines for schools in Karnataka that mandate cultures of surveillance and control are inadequate to prevent the systematic abuse of children in schools. Systems that place child welfare at the heart of schooling and school...
By ​Bharati Pandit
Sahitya Kunj
January 15, 2015
बिट्टू को समझ में ही नहीं आ रहा था कि आज दादी से लेकर चाची, बुआ सबको हो क्या गया है। रोज़ तो उसे खूब भाव मिलता था, उसकी मान-मनुहार की जाती थी, उसके पहले हुई तीन बहनों को तो कोई गिनती में गिनता भी नहीं था। दादी तो सुब
By Dileep Ranjekar
The Times of India
January 09, 2015
It was in 2009, while being a part of an Education Think Tank conference organized by a premier educational in stitution in the US where I realized that barring a hand ful of nations such as Fin land and Sweden, the world at large is...

Articles & Opinions

By Sangeeta Kamat
August 01, 2015
Perhaphs it is time we acknowledge that as a society we are no longer troubled by an unequal education system.
By Ozge Tarhan
Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
July 25, 2015
This study addressed the following research question: What is the status of in-service training of teachers and teacher training in the National Educational Councils held so far?
By Jerome Cranston
Brock Education Journal
June 15, 2015
The analysis uses a narrative inquiry approach to explore both the individual and collective meanings of this principal-student relationship. The stories and their derived meanings have the potential to enliven and influence educational...
By Nancy Maynes, Blaine E. Hatt
Brock Education Journal
June 15, 2015
This article has two purposes. First, it reports the first year results from focus group methodology conducted to determine how teacher characteristics may influence students’ learning. Second, the article establishes a framework to...
By Mimar Turkkahraman
Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
May 13, 2015
Generally, school is on the top of the centers where educational institutions become concrete and active. Actually, schools are the indispensible part of the general social system of the societies.
By Suvojit Chattopadhyay
April 09, 2015
Apart from implementing bold reforms, we need to invest more into discovering, acknowledging and addressing the truths of our governance systems


Enrollment, Educational Expenditures and Work Among One-Parent Children in India

By Dhiman Das
Marriage & Family Review
In this study, the author examined the effect of single parenthood due to death, separation, divorce, or migration of spouse on educational inputs among school-age children in India.

Educational Goods and Values: A Framework for Decision Makers

By Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb, Adam Swift
Theory and Research in Education
This article articulates a framework suitable for use when making decisions about education policy.
Category: Education Policy

Public–private partnerships in education: An analysis with special reference to Indian school education system

By Jayanti Kumari
International Journal of Educational Development
Government of India is willing to achieve universality of education but the limiting factor is the financial resources at the disposal of the government.
Category: Education Policy

Universal Elementary Education in India: A Reality Check

By Saheli Khastagir
Social Change
This article begins with an overview of the current elementary education scenario in India. It notes that while the Right to Education (RTE) Act has made progress in access to education, the delivery of education has worsened.
Category: Education Policy

EFL Teachers’ attempts at Feedback Innovation in the Writing Classroom

By Icy Lee, Pauline Mak, Anne Burns
Language Teaching Research
This study aims to explore the ways in which two secondary teachers in Hong Kong attempted to implement feedback innovation in their writing classrooms after receiving some professional development input, as well as the factors that...
Category: Teacher Professional Development

Democracy, Equal Citizenship, and Education

By Eamonn Callan
Theory and Research in Education
Two appealing principles of educational distribution – equality and sufficiency – are comparatively assessed. The initial point of comparison is the distribution of civic educational goods. One reason to favor equality in educational...
Category: Educational Theory