What's happening at Azim Premji Foundation

Learnings from Azim Premji Schools during COVID-19

The pandemic forced us to rethink several details of the teaching-learning process.

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Teacher efforts to support learning recovery after school reopening

India has had the longest school closure in the world – schools closed in March 2020 and have opened in a staggered manner across states between September 2021 and January 2022.

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Sashakt Gram Sabha, Sashakt Log | Gram Sabha ki Kahaani

यह फिल्म उस गांव की कहानी बयां करती हैं जहाँ आज से कुछ साल पहले तक पीने का पानी लाने भी कई किलोमीटर पैदल चलना पड़ता था| लेकिन आज गांव में ही तीन-तीन जलमीनार लगे हैं| यहाँ जरूरत की वो सारी सुविधाएँ उपलब्ध हैं जो गांव वालों को चाहिए| और ये संभव हो पाया हैं ग्राम सभा के मजबूत होने से और उसकी शक्ति को

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Announcing the launch of Research Funding Programme 2021

Call for Proposals from researchers for funding on projects related to climate change action, local democracy, and labour, livelihoods, and employment

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On Unhappy Academics

I have discussed the importance of intrinsic motivation of employees in organizations such as schools, in an essay. This argument is valid for universities and academic institutes too.

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State of Working India 2021

This report documents the impact of one year of Covid-19 in India, on jobs, incomes, inequality, and poverty.

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"Strengthening the foundation of education", By Anurag Behar, Livemint, November 2017

Coorg is beautiful. It is a 5-hour drive from Bengaluru. A friend bought land there to build a house. A getaway for long weekends, and perhaps their retirement home. A year after he started building, he wanted advise on solar panels.

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"It's true, the state can run excellent schools" Article by Anurag Behar

Centrally run Kendriya Vidyalayas offer testimony that government schools can be run well

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How about studying sciences in Kannada? by Manjunath S.V., Bfirst.com, November 2017

Azim Premji University has launched an ambitious initiative to make available quality resource material in Hindi and Kannada through its translations initiative

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COVID-19 Response

 Azim Premji Foundation and Wipro jointly commenced efforts to support the civil society response and help in responding to the pandemic. 

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Rural school teachers are trailblazers, ensuring students' scientific temper is not confined to rote-learning by S Giridhar, Firstpost, October 2017

At the upper primary school, Sunali in the hills of Purola, Chandrabhushan's aim is to help his children make connections between textbooks and the world.

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In Uttarkashi schools, a poem inspires teachers to reflect on classroom interactions, make learning fun for students by S. Giridhar, Firstpost, October 2017

Uttarkashi receives lashings of rain during the monsoon, villages get cut off, the Bhagirathi river turns turgid and it is a time of dangerous landslides as boulders come crashing down the verdant and rugged Garhwal hills.

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