The upcoming union budget presents an opportunity to improve human development and build human capital, writes Rajendran Narayanan, faculty member, Azim Premji University, in The Times of India.
Gowthama Rajavelu and Soundarajan R, in i wonder…, explore how bird watching can help strengthen observation skills and build awareness and sensitivity towards the natural world in both adults and children.
The government should consider at least 10.3 crore active job-card-holding families while drawing up the budget estimates for 2023 – 24, write Debmalya Nandi, Rimsha Hamza and Elena D’souza, in Deccan Herald.
Major reforms take time but progress can be achieved by the thoughtful acts of committed people who care, writes Anurag Behar, CEO, Azim Premji Foundation, in Mint.
Sariya Ali, in Learning Curve, explains why practitioners working in primary education, should plan a subject like environment studies in a manner that can stimulate children’s sensitivity, creativity, and understanding of the importance of nature.
Amman Madan, Faculty member, Azim Premji University, in Deccan Herald, explains how Casteism when practised by the powerful, further aids their domination; and when practised by the weak, strengthens their resistance against domination.
Book review | At the feet of living things: Twenty five years of wildlife research and conservation in India
This is a must-read book for anyone interested in understanding the day-to-day complexities, frustrations and joys of working on wildlife conservation, writes Harini Nagendra, faculty member, Azim Premji University, in The Hindu BusinessLine.
Sonia Khudanpur, in Learning Curve, explains how stories can provide space for genuine conversation, questions, expression of doubts, fears, and other emotions among students.
Malini Bhattacharjee, faculty member, Azim Premji University, in The Times of India, explains why it is imperative to acknowledge religious organisations as legitimate and efficient players in the philanthropic space, capable of achieving social justice goals.
Harini Nagendra, faculty member, Azim Premji University, in Deccan Herald, conducts a retrospective look back at the year that was — just as essential as New Year resolutions for the year. What did we do to the state of the environment in 2022?
Rajkumar Rajak, in Learning Curve, highlights the need for students to express themselves in the school environment and in the classroom teaching processes.