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.