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 ​Vikas Kumar
East Asia Forum
December 26, 2013
aunched by anti-corruption crusaders last year, the Aam Aadmi Party (the Common Man Party, or AAP) defied expectations in the recent Delhi state assembly elections and came very close to winning half the seats — in a state so far dominated...
By Anurag Behar
Livemint
December 25, 2013
There is a land called Privatopia. There, Leviathan is but a distant memory, of the beast that withered away. It’s a clean and healthy land. Children grow up there with great education. Gleaming roads connect all places. Transport works...
By ​Vikas Kumar
Outlook
December 23, 2013
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was fortunate that Anna Hazare undertook his fast in Delhi. The party’s fight for Delhi was simultaneously a fight for the control of a state as well as the national capital.
By Dileep Ranjekar
Human Capital
December 09, 2013
Nagjibhai was a born trader. Born in to a Kachhi Gujarati family, business was in his blood. …
By Nivedita Bedadur
Learning Curve
December 03, 2013
Ms Usha Aswath Iyer is Deputy Commissioner and Director of the Zonal Institute of Education and Training (ZIET), Bhubaneshwar. She has a vast experience of working as a Post Graduate Teacher, Principal, and Teacher Educator. In Kendriya...
By Anurag Behar
Livemint
November 27, 2013
My mother’s relationship to cricket is limited to my brothers’ and my love for the game. She didn’t watch Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell speech nearly two weeks back, but she cried. I asked her on the phone, why? She said, “I don’t know,...

Articles & Opinions

Bibliography

Child Schooling and Child Work in India: Does Poverty Matter?

By Malik, Bijaya Kumar
International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy
February-2015
This paper examines the differentials of school attendance patterns. i.e. never attended, entered into school, dropout rate, repeating, left school two or more years ago and child work by economic condition of household in India.
Category: Social Inclusion

The implications of contract teaching in India: A review

By Chandra, Madhur
Policy Futures in Education
February-2015
The attempt to rapidly increase access to primary education in developing countries like India over the past decade has created a need to commensurately increase the number of teachers in the system.
Category: Teacher Education Policy

Right to Education and Inclusion in Private Unaided Schools: An Exploratory Study in Bengaluru and Delhi

By Annie Namala, Archana Mehendale, Rahul Mukhopadhyay
Economic and Political Weekly
February-2015
This article is based on an exploratory study, conducted in Bengaluru and Delhi, which examines the status of implementation of this provision with a view to delineate key issues at the level of state administration, schools and parents.
Category: Education Policy

Who gets left behind?

By Baily, Supriya
Policy Futures in Education
February-2015
The promotion of US–Indian higher education partnerships affects those students who are most marginalized. This article explores the development, implementation, and reception of such partnerships to meet the needs of students who remain...
Category: Social Inclusion

Developing Organizational Capacity for Implementing Complex Education Reform Initiatives: Insights From a Multiyear Study of a Teacher Incentive Fund Program

By Betty Malen, Jennifer King Rice, Lauren K. B. Matlach, Amanda Bowsher, Kathleen Mulvaney Hoyer, Laura H. Hyde
Educational Administration Quarterly
February-2015
This article seeks to enhance our understanding of the ever-present challenge of developing organizational capacity to implement complex education reform initiatives.
Category: Education Policy

Pedagogy of third space: A multidimensional early childhood curriculum

By Gupta, Amita
Policy Futures in Education
February-2015
This paper will illustrate how philosophical and pedagogical boundaries that are defined by diverse cultures and ideologies might be navigated in the practical implementation of an early childhood curriculum in postcolonial urban India.
Category: Education Policy