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
As the massive disaster in flood-stricken Uttarakhand unfolds, Himanshu Upadhyaya draws attention to the glaring inadequacies in disaster management preparedness and risk reduction in the state, as well as the nation, as exposed by recent...
By ​Dhanya Bhaskar
Teachers of India
The author shows you how simple stick figure diagrams can be used in the classroom to enable contextualized learning. ‘Learning through fun’, ‘providing multi-sensory environment for effective learning’, ‘let the teacher be creative to...
By Chandan Gowda
It is impossible to miss the large, floor-to-ceiling close-up shots of coy Indian brides and grooms on the restroom corridor walls at the Delhi international airport. Couples in Bengali, Kashmiri, Maharashtrian, Malayali, Punjabi and Tamil...
By Azim Premji Foundation
Azim Premji Foundation
A child’s schooling, as we have noted, is influenced by several factors such as house hold factors, socioeconomic factors and in-school factors. However, a quantitative study of school dropouts highlights the influence of certain...
By ​Seema Purushothaman
Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics
Sustainable management of natural resources in small scale agriculture is a less debated issue, especially its governance aspects. Focusing on selected villages where a policy towards sustainable agriculture has been introduced in...
By S. Giridhar
Indian Express
Apart from the annual lament of why Indian universities do not feature in the world’s top 200, there has been a recent clamour that “innovation and leadership” is a mantra to create outstanding centres of higher education. The ministry of...

Articles & Opinions


Public Policy in Early Childhood Education and Care

By Hasan, Abrar
International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy
The paper has two main objectives. First, it presents an analytical framework for examining and developing policies for early childhood education and care (ECEC) in advanced industrialized countries.
Category: Early Childhood Education Policy

Bridging Research and Policy on Education, Training and their Enabling Environments

By Kenneth King, Robert Palmer, Rachel Hayman
Journal of International Development
This paper revisits the research origins of one well-known claim which has been used in policy documents over the past 25 years, namely that four years of education increase agricultural productivity.
Category: Sustainable Development