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.
November 13, 2013
As I waited to meet the principal, the teacher’s voice drifted out from the open classroom window. It was a dark room with the children on the floor. I couldn’t make out more from the outside. The voice was repeating “Kanha is a national...
November 10, 2013
Angela, the Chief CSR Officer of a large multinational with presence in India, was narrating to me her experiences during her first visit to India.
November 04, 2013
On 16 September, the Performance Audit report on implementation of MGNREGS in Uttar Pradesh during the period 2007 to 2012 was tabled in the State Assembly. During this period, a sum of Rs. 22,174 crores was spent in the state on MGNREGS....
November 01, 2013
As a novice setting up my new home, my most precious possession was a little notebook with a handwritten set of recipes. Usually jotted down in the kitchen, the ink was blurry and the pages were often smeared with turmeric, but all alone...
October 30, 2013
Last year in winter, a widely respected Nobel Prize winner regaled us over three days with stories of what he called policy-based evidence-making and its parent ideology-based evidence-making. All the stories were from serious academic...
October 16, 2013
In the past few years I haven’t heard a single government school teacher complaining about her salary. They have many problems, but compensation is not one of them. The salary range within which a government primary school teacher starts...
Articles & Opinions
Who gets left behind?
Policy Futures in Education
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
Strengthening Practicum Conversations: Enhancing Professional Learning and Development through Returning Lecturer Supervisions
Australian Journal of Education
This paper explores the perceptions of student teachers and associate teachers as they consider the value of an alternative practicum supervision approach. The lecturers supervised and mentored the student teachers in all of their...
Category: Teacher Education
Undernutrition Among Indian Men: A Study Based on NFHS-3
American Journal of Men's Health
The objective of this study was to evaluate zonal and state-wise prevalence and risk factors of undernutrition among Indian men in the age-group of 15 to 54 years based on sampled data of 74,369 respondents from the National Family Health...
Category: Health & Nutrition
Primary Teacher Education in England: 40 years on
Journal of Education for Teaching
This article examines the relationship between pre-service teacher education (ITE) for primary schooling and primary teaching in England between 1974 and 2014, and explores the ‘fitness of purpose’ of the current system of preparing...
Category: Education Policy
The Elusive Nature of Educational Incentives
Economic and Political Weekly
This paper examines the assumptions underlying educational incentive schemes with the help of data collected on the status and implementation of three such schemes for minority communities in Maharashtra.
Category: Education Policy
Privatisation of Higher Education in India: Hopes and Despairs
Over the last two decades, the expansion of higher education in India has not only increased access to education but also created new employment opportunities.
Category: Higher Education