Anurag Behar, CEO, Azim Premji Foundation, in Mint, recollects experiences from his travels through India, from April 2020 to August 2021, and highlights the courage of ordinary Indians who were out for battle.
The project will presumably open up employment and other economic opportunities but won’t address the social deprivation that the fishing community there has suffered over the decades, writes Shravan M K in Mint.
Kaustubh Rau, faculty member, shares why iThink Biology, a free online textbook inaugurated by Azim Premji University in 2021, is a unique educational resource for Indian undergraduate students and educators of biology, in India Bioscience.
Maths Education: How spinners can help students integrate probability within the rest of data handling
The Math Space (Mathematics laboratory at Azim Premji University) team, in At Right Angles (AtRiA), explores the variety of ‘spinners’ and the teaching opportunities available, if educators are willing to take a chance on them.
Aruna Jyothi and Shobha L Kavoori, in Learning Curve, share their experience — while setting up the Azim Premji Schools — of building a culture that promotes wellbeing.
Neha Mittal, Faculty member, Azim Premji University, in India Today, highlights the importance of parents, teachers, and other stakeholders to fruition the vision of NEP 2020 — to make every child proficient in reading and writing by grade III.
Ramgopal Vallath, in i wonder…, explains why it is important to touch upon the importance of electricity in Biology, even though it is mainly explored as a topic in Physics in school science, and touched upon in Chemistry.
Mahima Rastogi, in Learning Curve, explains how expressive art can create a culture of care and empathy in the classroom. She stresses the need to talk about emotions in the classroom and provide a space for expression.
Science Education: What students can learn through everyday explorations of their natural environment
Meenakshi Umesh, in i wonder…, explains how involving children and adults with the activities of everyday life in and around school offers opportunities to observe, question, and investigate natural phenomena, with Puvidham Learning Centre as an example.
The copious philatelic output featuring Nehru between 1964 and 1998 presented him as an institution-builder, writes Vikas Kumar, Faculty member, Azim Premji University, in Deccan Herald.
While poor policy responses threaten to derail the recovery, there are exemplars to follow too. We would be failing our children twice, and for their lifetime, if we don’t get this right, writes Anurag Behar, CEO, Azim Premji Foundation, in Mint.
Anju Das Manikpuri, in the Learning Curve magazine, initiates a discussion on how environmental issues can be made a part of the classroom dialogue.
If there is hope, it is with the next generation, who are not afraid to question our most basic assumptions about development, growth, and the environment, writes Harini Nagendra, Faculty member, Azim Premji University, in Deccan Herald.
The ECE Team (Sangareddy), Azim Premji Foundation, in Learning Curve, highlight key teaching practices leading to a good ECE programme.
A compassionate civil society needs the assistance of a willing state to ensure that these children have a future where the trauma is replaced with hope, write Thangaperumal Ponpandi, Mahima Sashank, Subrat Kumar Panda, Nazrul Haque, and Amalendu Jyotishi, in Scroll.
Anurag Behar, CEO, Azim Premji Foundation, in Mint, describes what it takes to establish high-quality higher education institutions, based on his observations of the founding and development of many of them.
N S Sundaresan, in the i wonder… magazine, explains how students associate certain aspects with only physics or chemistry, without realising that the phenomenon is the same because it is brought in piecemeal at various stages in the school science curriculum.
Engineers typically enjoy analysis, systems thinking and order, and strive to make the complex sounding ideas of science and maths interesting to the general populace, children included, writes Sudheesh Venkatesh, in Deccan Herald.
ಅಜೀಂ ಪ್ರೇಮ್ ಜಿ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯದ ಅನುವಾದ ಉಪಕ್ರಮದ ಸಹ‑ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರಾದ ಎಸ್.ವಿ.ಮಂಜುನಾಥ್, ಪ್ರಮುಖ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ವಿಷಯಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಕನ್ನಡದಲ್ಲೇ ರಚಿಸಲಾದ ಪಠ್ಯಪುಸ್ತಕಗಳು, ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಸಾಮಗ್ರಿಗಳ ಕೊರತೆಯನ್ನು ಗುರುತಿಸುತ್ತಾ, ವಿವಿಧ ಸಾಮಾಜಿಕ, ಸಾಂಸ್ಕೃತಿಕ ಹಿನ್ನೆಲೆಗಳ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳು ಗುಣಮಟ್ಟದ ಉನ್ನತ ಶಿಕ್ಷಣವನ್ನು ಪಡೆಯುವಲ್ಲಿ ಇವುಗಳ ಅಗತ್ಯತೆಯನ್ನು ವಿಜಯವಾಣಿ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಮುನ್ನೆಲೆಗೆ ತಂದಿದ್ದಾರೆ.
Countries must initiate a formal process of creating an L&D fund that would assist the countries most vulnerable to climate change in relief and rehabilitation, write K C Adaina and Kedar Kulkarni, faculty members, Azim Premji University, in Deccan Herald.
Nazrul Haque, in Deccan Herald, highlights how the social sector holds the magic combination of quality work, job satisfaction, and a sense of fulfillment. For many, this is an ideal mix of passion and profession.
The Riemann hypothesis is often considered the most important unsolved problem in pure mathematics today. Mohan R, Faculty member, Azim Premji University, in The Wire Science, presents an exposition of the problem.
1,64,000 ഓളം ആദിവാസി കുടുംബങ്ങള്ഉണ്ട്. ജനസംഖ്യയില്ഒരു സൂക്ഷ്മ ന്യൂനപക്ഷവും വാസസ്ഥലം കൊണ്ട് ഒറ്റപ്പെട്ടു കഴിയുന്നതും സാമൂഹിക സാംസ്കാരിക തലങ്ങളില്അസാ ധാരണരുമായ ഈ ജനതയെ മുഖ്യധാരാ രാഷ്ട്രീയത്തിനു പോലും കണ്ടില്ലെന്നു നടിക്കാന് എളുപ്പമാണ്.
Good health and nutrition can promote learning and ensure that the student is ‘present, ready, and able to learn’, a foundational requirement for achieving India’s goal of Education for All, writes Shreelata Rao Seshadri in the Learning Curve magazine.
How narratives of river-human entanglement can open up new ways in the study of life, in river landscapes
Namrata Sharma, student intern, Azim Premji University, in Guwahati Times, highlights how people from the Miyah community, living in the flood-prone regions of Assam, have devised various ways to adapt to the instability of rivers — a lifestyle as fluid as the Brahmaputra.
A Lalitha and Rajama, student interns at Azim Premji University, share the story of their villages in Ganjam district, Odisha, with Sanika Athawale, in Times of India, to show how collective action saved the river system.
Anurag Behar, CEO, Azim Premji Foundation, in Mint, describes the approach the National Curriculum Framework for Foundational Stage (NCF-FS) takes to the learning of reading and writing — often called basic or foundational literacy.
Indiscriminate mining is choking parts of the Teesta and Rongyong in Sikkim, writes Pema Yangden, a student intern at Azim Premji University, in Sikkim Chronicle.
More than 300 persons worked for six months to create and curate the event, says Kunal Sharma, Faculty member, Azim Premji University, in conversation with Chiranjeevi Kulkarni, in Deccan Herald.
Apart from Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Cauvery rivers, the Rivers of Life festival has also captured details of lesser-known but equally important rivers such as Ayad (Udaipur, Rajasthan), Arpa (Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh) and Khad (Kangra, Himachal Pradesh).