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 ​Ashish Singh, Abhishek Singh, Saseendran Pallikadavath, Faujdar Ram
European Journal of Development Research
October 10, 2013
Using data from the ‘Youth in India: Situation and Needs’ survey, this article provides perhaps the first estimates of inequality of opportunity in schooling outcomes for males and females separately for six Indian states. The inequality...
By ​Abhishek Singh, Ashish Singh, Satyam Thapa
Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health
October 04, 2013
In Nepal, 26%-38% of recent births are estimated to be from unintended pregnancies, but little is known whether these pregnancies have adverse consequences for the health of the mother and child. Data from the 2011 Nepal Demographic and...
By ​Himanshu Upadhyaya
India Together
October 03, 2013
Between March and August 2012, a test check of records in the office of the State Employment Guarantee Commissioner (SEGC) was carried out by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) by way of a performance review of the implementation of...
By ​Rohit Dhankar
Teacher Plus
October 01, 2013
How can we teach reflective practice to student teachers in our teacher education institutions?” This has become an important question as the Indian education system is striving to improve the quality of education.
By ​S. Giridhar
Indian Express
October 01, 2013
Bringing in international universities serves a slender need, and does not address questions of quality and equity.
By ​Himanshu Upadhyaya
India Together
September 18, 2013
The performance audit report on the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in Karnataka was tabled in the State Assembly on 30 July 2013. An earlier article reviewed several anomalies, delays...

Articles & Opinions


Implementation of the RTE Act: RTE Forum’s Stocktaking Report

By Rai, Ambarish
Social Change
The Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE) Act 2009 came into force in 2010 (Article 21A of the Indian Constitution), making the ‘right to education’ a fundamental right for children between 6 and 14 years of age a reality.
Category: Education Policy

Social justice in India: Perspectives from school leaders in diverse contexts

By Richardson, Jayson W; Sauers, Nicholas J
Management in Education
This study focuses on social justice from the perspective of five school leaders in Delhi, India. Four of the schools in the study are affluent.
Category: Social Inclusion

Institutional Framing of the Right to Education Act: Contestation, Controversy and Concessions

By Claire Noronha, Prachi Srivastava
Economic and Political Weekly
This paper presents results from a larger household-, school-, and institutional-level study on the role of the private sector and the early phase of implementation of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009
Category: Education Policy

A Note on Some Key Constraints: Assessing Progress on Universal Elementary Education in India

By Pooja Parvati, Praveen Jha
Economic and Political Weekly
The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 promises free and compulsory education to all children in the age group of 6-14 years. But the way this critical entitlement is being implemented leaves much to be desired
Category: Education Policy

Connected Authentic Learning: Reflection and Intentional Learning

By Jan Herrington, Jenni Parker, Daniel Boase-Jelinek
Australian Journal of Education
Authentic learning pedagogy not only allows students to engage in realistic tasks using real-world resources and tools, but it also provides opportunities for students to learn with intention by thinking and acting like professionals as...
Category: Higher Education

Why Poor Children are more Likely to Become Poor Readers: The School Years

By Jennifer Buckingham, Kevin Wheldall, Robyn Beaman-Wheldall
Australian Journal of Education
Socioeconomic status at the individual- and school-level are positively related to literacy achievement in all English-speaking countries.
Category: Learning in School