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 V. Santhakumar
March 27, 2017
Despite the hype about India as an emerging global power, serious observers know that the country continues to be underdeveloped economically and socially. This manifests in different forms including the share of people living in poverty...
By V Santhakumar
Economics in Action Blog
March 27, 2017
Despite the hype about India as an emerging global power, serious observers know that the country continues to be underdeveloped economically and socially. This manifests in different forms including the share of people living in poverty...
By Rohit Dhankar
Economic and Political Weekly
March 25, 2017
The periodic debates on continuous and comprehensive evaluation and no-detention policy in media are completely futile, given the current class-wise structure of schools and curricula.
By S. V. Manjunath
Bfirst
March 21, 2017
It was a truly memorable moment last week when a bunch of us mates from my alma mater, National Middle School, met seven of our teachers after nearly forty years. All of them had retired many years ago, and a few of them were into their...
By Chandan Gowda
Bangalore Mirror
March 21, 2017
Dewan Visvesvaraya: You must espouse new aims and plans and make the people understand them. What have you decided to name your paper?
By Dileep Ranjekar
Civil Society
March 17, 2017
One of the first Bal Melas the Azim Premji Foundation organised was in March 2008 around the theme of “Metrics and Measurements.” Five hundred children from 14 schools, 150 teachers from 26 schools, 50 government education functionaries,...

Articles & Opinions

By K Renuka Raju
The New Indian Express
May 11, 2017
The National Education Policy (NEP), 2016-17, which is in the making, gives India an opportunity to improve the quality of its education.
By Nayan Chakravarty, Kavita Tatwadi, Krithika Sambasivan
Livemint
May 11, 2017
Healthcare policy has relied on pharmaceutical and equipment advances, but evidence-based policymaking has been absent when it comes to service delivery
By Livemint
Livemint
May 10, 2017
Its clumsy approach doesn’t bode well for the cooperation with the private sector outlined in the recent National Health Policy
By Tadit Kundu
Livemint
May 10, 2017
Out of every 10 persons in the country’s labour force, only 2 are women, according to the ICE 360° survey 2016
By Devanik Saha
Millennium Post
May 10, 2017
Only one in 10 Indian children aged 6-23 months gets "adequate diet", according to an IndiaSpend analysis of data from National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4). Consequently, 35.7 per cent of children below five years of...
By Vishavjeet Chaudhary And Gursharan Singh
The Wire
May 09, 2017
Raising productivity, reforming land policies and solving the remunerative price mess will require massive amounts of public investment and political will. Is the Modi government up to the task?

Bibliography

Practicing Collaboration in Teacher Preparation: Effects of Learning by Doing Together

By Margaret P. Weiss, Anthony Pellegrino, Frederick J. Brigham
Teacher Education and Special Education
February-2017
Collaboration among professionals is a vital component for successful inclusion of students with disabilities. In many cases, teacher preparation programs assume that teacher candidates know how to collaborate without explicit instruction...
Category: Teacher Professional Development

Female Education: Changes and Continuation of Gender Roles in Urban India

By Ambika Kohli
Economic and Political Weekly
February-2017
Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is perceived as an important tool for women’s empowerment through which women can break different sociocultural barriers.
Category: Education Policy

The Affordances and Constraints of Special Education Initial Teacher Licensure Policy for Teacher Preparation

By Linda P. Blanton, Mildred Boveda, Lorena R. Munoz, Marleen C. Pugach
Teacher Education and Special Education
February-2017
Initial licensure polices in special education were examined to determine how these policies support or hinder reform efforts to develop teacher education programs that prepare graduates for the increasingly complex needs of diverse...
Category: Education Policy

Examining Learner Engagement Strategies

By Tiffany L. Gallagher, Sheila Bennett, Deb Keen, Sandy Muspratt
Teacher Education and Special Education
February-2017
The Learning and Engagement Questionnaire (LEQ) measures instructional and environmental variables associated with learner engagement. The present study sought to determine the suitability of the LEQ to measure learner engagement with a...
Category: Learning in School

Peer Effects in Early Schooling: Evidence from Brazilian Primary Schools

By Luana Marotta
International Journal of Educational Research
February-2017
Empirical investigations of peer effects on student achievement are often challenged by methodological problems related to the simultaneous influence of peer interactions and selection bias.
Category: Learning in School

Who uses early childhood education and care services? Comparing socioeconomic selection across five western policy contexts

By Amélie Petitclerc et al
International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy
January-2017
Growing evidence suggests that children’s participation in early childhood education and care (ECEC), especially center-based services, is associated with positive outcomes, particularly for children over one year of age and children of...
Category: Early Childhood Care and Education