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 Anurag Behar
July 09, 2014
What does it take to be a teacher and so how can someone be “prepared” to become a teacher? This question continues to be one of the most important in school education.
By S. Giridhar
Indian Express
June 27, 2014
Once more, the issue of Indian universities not figuring in global rankings is cause for hand wringing and heart burn. This time, a sense of indignation has also crept in, as the QS Asia and QS BRICS surveys show that our universities are...
By Anurag Behar
June 25, 2014
That February in 2012 at dusk, one of those sparkling and crisp kinds that you find only in the mountains, we found a room with a rent of Rs.300, the heater was an additional Rs.350.
By Dileep Ranjekar
Human Capital
June 16, 2014
THE paradox of paradoxes BY DILEEP RANJEKAR he term 'war for talent' sounds paradoxical in a nation of 1.25 billion people where, 'unemployment' or 'lack of opportunities for youth' is among the top three...
By Anurag Behar
June 11, 2014
If he had not been a wealthy man, he could have found a role as Arnold’s adversary in The Expendables or some such super-brawny movie. It looked like he wanted to crush me, which he could have done with his finger-tips.
By Anurag Behar
May 28, 2014
The tactical and strategic brilliance of the campaign that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ran is visible in the election results. This also suggests that the BJP government is likely to start off on the task of governance with very clear...

Articles & Opinions

By Aureliano P. Finch, Victoria Y. Fan, Wim Van Damme, Fabrizio Tediosidi, Eduardo Missoni
Bulletin of the World Health Organization
June 01, 2014
In this article the authors discuss the role that Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) can play in global health and in the promotion of universal health coverage.
By Hema Gwalani, Shilpa Parkhi
Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
May 15, 2014
Financial Inclusion is the delivery of financial services at an affordable cost to hitherto unbanked environments, especially the low-income and under-privileged.
By Corinne Baron Donovan, Jane E. Ashdown, Anne M. Mungai
Journal of Curriculum and Instruction (JoCI)
May 01, 2014
The landscape for educator preparation has shifted to accountability models emphasizing performance assessment of teaching, employer feedback reports, newly approved accreditation standards showing impact on K-12 student learning, and...
By Connie L. Schaffer
Journal of Curriculum and Instruction (JoCI)
May 01, 2014
A process implemented in a large teacher preparation program simultaneously addressed demands related to improving pre-service teacher assessment practices and program accountability.
By Hannah Richardson
March 27, 2014
This article discusses Assessments for pupils when they start primary school and tougher tests when they leave are part of a new package of measures to monitor school performance.
By Linda Darling-Hammond
American Educator
March 15, 2014
For years now, educators have looked to international tests as a yardstick to measure how well students from the United States are learning compared with their peers. The answer has been: not so well. This paper highlights some policy...


Moving forward with early childhood care and education (ECCE) post-2015 in the Asia Pacific Region: an analysis of global and na ...

By Emma C. Pearson
International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy
This paper presents a thematic analysis of documents produced during a recent ‘Regional Policy Forum on Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)’, attended by over 200 participants including representatives from key international donor...
Category: Early Childhood Care and Education

No More Textbooks: Changing How We Structure Classes

By Donna L. Burgraff
Higher Education for Future
This article outlines a solution that is pleasing to all interested parties: students, faculty, administration, legislatures and the public in general.
Category: Education Policy

Educating Amid Uncertainty: The Organizational Supports Teachers Need to Serve Students in High-Poverty, Urban Schools

By Matthew A. Kraft, John P. Papay, Susan Moore Johnson, Megin Charner-Laird, Monica Ng, Stefanie Reinhorn
Educational Administration Quarterly
The authors examine how uncertainty, both about students and the context in which they are taught, remains a persistent condition of teachers’ work in high-poverty, urban schools.
Category: Educational Administration

Managing Educational Reforms during Times of Transition: The Role of Leadership

By Salvatore Moccia
Higher Education for Future
The purpose of this article is to analyze the challenges and opportunities to universities and thus to propose some practical solutions.
Category: Educational Leadership

Efficacy of rights-based approach to education: A comparative study of two states of India

By Sharmila Ray & Sakshi Saini
Policy Futures in Education
The Government of India made a series of policy changes regarding elementary school education in the country in the period 2002–2012. In 2009 the Government made free (and compulsory) education a fundamental right of every child in India...
Category: Education Policy

Infants and toddlers: how visible are they in the Early Years Learning Framework?

By Belinda Davis, Jane Torr & Sheila Degotardi
International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy
Australia’s first national early childhood curriculum, the Early Years Learning Framework (Department of Education Employment and Workplace Relations [DEEWR], 2009), aims’to extend and enrich children’s learning from birth to five years...
Category: Early Childhood Education Policy