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 Kailash Chandra Kandpal
आपने आसपास जितने भी लोगो से मिलता हूँ, तो लगता है के उनके बीच सरकारी स्कूलों में काम कर रहे अध्यापकों के प्रति कई प्रकार के धारणायें बनी हुए हैं।
By Dileep Ranjekar
Civil Society
Milind was one of our most reliable Factory Personnel Managers for several years. In a particular year, when we rated his performance better in our performance appraisal system, I congratulated him and expected him to be happy. His...
By Chandan Gowda
Bangalore Mirror
I was a latecomer to the phenomenon. Baahubali-2 had already raked in Rs 1000 crores before I watched it. On the previous evening, a TV channel had noted that the Baahubali craze was waning and that the three soon-to-be-released Kannada...
By Narayana A
The Hindu
The Congress government, led by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, is completing four years in office on Saturday. So it is time for the last annual assessment of the government’s performance.
By Chandan Gowda
Bangalore Mirror
Published in 1982, the poet and folklorist, Siddalingaiah's Avataragalu (Incarnations), the slim classic on folk religion, is many things at once: a rich catalogue of folk religiosity, an activist attempt at exposing religion as false...
By SV Srinivas
With Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (also spelt as Bahubali 2), Telugu cinema has arrived on the national scene. Never before has a film emboldened fans and supporters of Telugu cinema to audaciously declare war, and proclaim victory over its...

Articles & Opinions

By G Pramod Kumar
The Huffington Post
The temporary silver bullet of loan waivers should also include borrowings from private lenders.
By Narayan Ramachandran
Revenue expenditure of states has risen sharply with greater financial devolution and increased expenditure, a gap which will further increase with GST
By Debdeep Chakraborty
Millennium Post
With a population of over 1.2 billion, of which 224 million people live below the poverty line, can India afford to be callous about wasting food?
By Vidya Krishnan
The Hindu
WHO’s revised Essential Medicines List and antibiotics guidelines drive home the importance of wider access tolife-saving drugs without fuelling drug resistance
The Economist
More Indians are attending school than ever before. But they are not learning much
By Pramit Bhattacharya
Apart from poverty, factors like dietary issues, poor sanitation and low social status of women are the likely reasons for high child malnutrition in India, says a study


Mentoring Beginning Teachers in Primary Schools: Research Review

By Rebecca Spooner-Lane
Professional Development in Education
This integrative research review examines empirical studies conducted since 2000 on the nature and effectiveness of mentoring programmes for beginning teachers in primary school.
Category: Teacher Professional Development

A Systematic Review of Research on the Use of Problem-Based Learning in the Preparation and Development of School Leaders

By Philip Hallinger, Edwin M. Bridges
Educational Administration Quarterly
Problem-based learning (PBL) was introduced into the parlance of educational leadership and management almost 30 years ago. During the ensuing decades, a global community of professors, doctoral students, and curriculum designers has built...
Category: Educational Leadership

Can Grassroots Mobilization of the Poorest Reduce Corruption? A Tale of Governance Reforms and Struggle against Petty Corruption ...

By Rajiv Verma, Saurabh Gupta, Regina Birner
Development and Change
This article addresses few questions in the context of a grassroots mobilization of Musahars (a Dalit caste group) in Bihar, one of the poorest provinces in India, which has recently initiated pro-poor governance reforms. It explains what...
Category: Social Inclusion

Analyses of Children’s Mathematics Proficiency from ECLS-K 1998 and 2010 Cohorts: Why Early Mathematics?

By Joohi Lee, Mohan D. Pant
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood
This article presents the correlation analyses of mathematics item response theory scores from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998 and 2010 data, and proposes the critical need for systematic efforts to...
Category: Early Childhood Education

Learning History in Early Childhood: Teaching Methods and Children’s Understanding

By Yngve Skjæveland
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood
This article discusses the teaching of history in early childhood education and care centres and children’s understanding of history.
Category: Early Childhood Education

School-Based Experiential Outdoor Education: A Neglected Necessity

By Joan K. James, Theresa Williams
Journal of Experiential Education
In this research study, the authors hear the voices of middle school students, preservice teachers, and practicing middle school teachers in support of school-based experiential outdoor education.
Category: Learning in School