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.
Deconstructing Theory-Practice Debates in Education: Analogues from Mathematical Biology and Cognitive Science
Paper presented at Philosophy of Education seminar, Puducherry, 03-05 October 2012.
March 05, 2012
The proposed paper is an attempt to put in perspective the theory-practice debates in educational discourse. The motivation for this paper is the prevalence of these debates of at the Azim Premji University in recent months.
February 22, 2012
Disbelief is the common sentiment in the government schooling system. The disbelief is about that specific part of the Right to Education (RTE) Act, which mandates private schools to admit 25% students from disadvantaged and...
February 20, 2012
Dalits is a catch-all term for people variously called ‘Untouchables', ‘Harijans' and the ‘Scheduled Castes'. Chamars, the caste to which the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati, belongs, are the most prominent among...
February 08, 2012
The last 70km to Barmer, driving from Sirohi, was through the desert. This is not the romantic sand dunes of our imagination, but a landscape of clumpy shrubs across sandy undulating plains, with the occasional hillock. I cannot recollect...
February 02, 2012
First, the ‘Wipro – education initiatives study’ showed that we were even worse off in 2011 as compared to 2006. Government schools expectedly turned in a pathetic performance but the supposedly elite private schools were hardly better and...
Czech Economic Review
January 02, 2012
This paper examines the legal-economic dimension of collusive manipulation of prices from the perspective of the Kautiliya Arthasastra, an ancient Indian treatise on law and statecraft, which is among the oldest sources of information...