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
My childhood friend Kabir would have been thrilled to be there. The talk was about how to use the school building for pedagogical purposes, i.e., for teaching and learning. Kabir is an architect who specializes in developing and using the...
By ​Chandan Gowda
In the modern imagination, the handloom tends to appear as an object of melancholy or as a soon-to-pass relic. The figure of the weaver disappears in discussions of economic reforms that rage between the binaries of agriculture and...
By Anurag Behar
On 3 February, Mint’s main editorial suggested that “school vouchers” will help solve India’s problems in school education. To use a distinction that Mint often makes, this is Mint’s politics trumping its economics.
By ​Vikas Kumar
Deccan Herald
he forthcoming Lok Sabha election is special in many ways. A new generation will participate in elections for the first time. It was born after the Babri riots, anti-reservation agitation, and the unprecedented electoral success of a Hindu...
By Dileep Ranjekar
Human Capital
I have been a rebel right from my childhood.
By ​Vikas Kumar
The AAP’s success in Delhi is being viewed in some quarters as the beginning of a new kind of politics. Will this new politics deliver results? One could argue that perhaps it is too early to judge this barely one year old party. But...

Articles & Opinions

By Kwi-Ok Nah, Jung-in Kwalc
Asian Social Science
This study investigated child-assessment practices in the context of Korean early childhood education and care settings, interviews with educators and documents obtained from educational and care settings were analyzed.
By Kaspar Burger
Early Childhood Research Quarterly
A number of authors have investigated the impact of early childhood education and care programs on the development of children. Often they have focused on the effects on children from socio-economically disadvantaged families. To assess...


Managing Strategies for Higher Education Institutions in the UK: An Overview

By Jashim Uddin Ahmed, Kamal Uddin Ahmed, Md. Anwar Sadat Shimul, Roy Zuñiga
Higher Education for Future
This article deals with strategic management issues in the higher education sector in the UK.
Category: Higher Education

Social Exclusion: The European Concept for Indian Social Reality

By Kummitha, Rama Krishna Reddy
Social Change
Social exclusion, a European concept that has been inducted into the Indian social research domain, is the core area of inquiry in this article.
Category: Social Inclusion

The Relationship between Philosophy and Evidence in Education

By Gina Schouten, Harry Brighouse
Theory and Research in Education
This article explores the ways that philosophy and evidence interact in the exploration of normative questions in philosophy of education.
Category: Educational Theory

What is Education For? On Good Education, Teacher Judgement, and Educational Professionalism

By Gert Biesta
European Journal of Education
Teaching and teachers have recently become the centre of attention of policy makers and researchers. The general idea here is that teaching matters. Yet the question that is either not asked or is only answered implicitly is why teaching...
Category: Education Policy

Race, Inequality of Opportunity, and School Choice

By Derrick Darby, Argun Saatcioglu
Theory and Research in Education
Both neoliberals and liberals call for mitigating inequality of educational opportunity stemming from circumstances beyond an individual’s control. In this article, the authors challenge the wisdom of making equality of opportunity hinge...
Category: Education Policy

Do increased availability and reduced cost of early childhood care and education narrow social inequality gaps in utilization?

By Sibley, Erin; Dearing, Eric; Toppelberg, Claudio O.; Mykletun, Arnstein; Zachrisson, Henrik Daae
International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy
Prior theoretical models and empirical research suggest that specific parent, child, and family factors are related to the utilization of early childhood education and care (ECEC).
Category: Early Childhood Education Policy