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 ​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...
By ​Dhanya Bhaskar
Teachers of India
September 05, 2013
Language is a device for the expression of our self. So it is the ‘human self’ that gets revealed or exposed through language. Hence the undeniable link between language and the human self. If language is for self-expression (which could...
By Anurag Behar
September 04, 2013
A month ago I wrote about the problems that teachers are having in using continuous comprehensive evaluation (CCE). A friend who read it wrote back to me with a simple question.
By ​Matthew Idiculla
Open Democracy
September 03, 2013
“Can India be an international human rights leader?” asks Meenakshi Ganguly in a lead article on openGlobalRights’ theme of “Emerging Powers and Human Rights”. Considering the fact that openGlobalRights seeks to be a platform that openly...
By V. Santhakumar
August 28, 2013
This book is a compendium on economics specially designed for development practitioners and civil-society activists who do not have formal training in the subject. It provides an understanding of microeconomics, knowledge of the...
By ​Himanshu Upadhyaya
India Together
August 27, 2013
Many years ago, as I was speaking to students at the University of Hyderabad on the Narmada Bachao Andolan, one of them asked me to explain the difference between flood and submergence. The techno-engineering explanation is that floods...

Articles & Opinions


Kindergarten — a Universal Right for Children in Norway

By Haug, Kristin Holte; Storø, Jan
International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy
The article is divided into three parts. In part 1 the Norwegian kindergarten is introduced.
Category: Early Childhood Education Policy

Understanding and Using Early Learning Standards for Young Children Globally

By Kagan, Sharon Lynn; Castillo, Elise; Gomez, Rebecca E.; Gowani, Saima
International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy
Around the world, there is an increasing focus on the importance of the early years, with growing numbers of countries specifying early learning and development standards.ed.
Category: Early Childhood Care and 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

Teachers on the Move: International Migration of School Teachers From India

By Sharma, Rashmi
Journal of Studies in International Education
Emigration of qualified teachers from developing countries is a double loss for the source countries, not only leading to emigration of high-skill labour but also affecting their future developmental base when these countries are already...
Category: Education Policy

Women School Teachers in New Times: Some Preliminary Reflections

By Manjrekar, Nandini
Indian Journal of Gender Studies
Women are entering the domain of school teaching in significantly high numbers at this critical moment of the fundamental restructuring of education in contemporary India.
Category: Gender Inclusion

Comparative Patterns and Policies: Higher Education in the BRIC Member-Countries

By Jandhyala B. G. Tilak
Economic and Political Weekly
The BRIC member-countries - Brazil, Russia, India and China - are experiencing a very high rate of growth in the demand for higher education. But they do not have the fiscal resources to meaningfully meet the key challenge of catering for...
Category: Higher Education