In replacing words considered offensive in our times, Puffin Books’ effort to ensure that Roald Dahl’s classics can continue to be enjoyed by all needs to be applauded, writes Shefali Tripathi Mehta, in Hindustan Times.
Janak Ram, in Learning Curve, highlights how he was able to build an understanding of the elements that should be in consonance when preparing a worksheet.
They can’t be expected to operate well without funds enough to cover a whole range of costs borne, writes Anurag Behar, in Mint.
Rafikh Rashid Shaikh, in i wonder…, explains a really simple, inexpensive, but powerful microscope and explores the possibilities of students’ observations, questions, and learnings.
In an interview with Aditya Mani Jha, in Mint Lounge, Anurag Behar, CEO, Azim Premji Foundation, delves into the issues central to education in India, while describing about his new book, A Matter Of The Heart.
The conversation on teaching-learning materials needs to start with the purpose of using them and their material and conceptual accessibility to teachers and children, writes Hridaykant Dewan, in Learning Curve.
Navodita Jain and Swagatha Ghosh, in i wonder…, explore how the spark of curiosity led one scientist to question why some fish looked blue instead of yellow, marking the beginning of a long process of scientific research.
Manohar Agnani, faculty member, Azim Premji University, in Deccan Herald, on World TB Day, explores the feasibility of achieving the ambitious target, by the Indian Prime Minister, of eliminating TB in India by 2025.
Those who have won the lottery of birth, carry not just material advantages, but social, psychological, and emotional ones too, writes Sudheesh Venkatesh, in The Times of India.
Priyanka Minj, in CounterCurrents.org, highlights how the complex religious and caste identities of Uttarakhand affect the population residing in remote villages, especially adolescent girls.
Ria Sojan, student, Azim Premji University, explores in Nature inFocus, a large community on the shores of Kerala’s Vembanad Lake that depends on black clams for its livelihood. Is there a future for these bivalves and their earnest harvesters?
Shilpa Bajaj, in Learning Curve, shares a set of activities that can help children learn the concept of safety and agency in a fun way. Teachers can design many such activities with different learning objectives relevant to sex education for young children.
Arvind Narrain, in The Hindu’s In Focus podcast, speaks to Zubeda Hamid, about the ramifications of the case, currently being heard in the Supreme Court, and about where Indians are placed, compared to the rest of the world, in this matter.
Even if the election manifestos are made into a legally binding document, its implementation would remain incumbent upon the Election Commission’s will and competency to enforce it, argue Gokul Krishnan, Jehosh Paul, Revati Pillai and Saurabh Raj, in Economic and Political Weekly.
Mathumitha R, in Learning Curve, explores ways to create an atmosphere that is most suitable to enhance experimental and experiential learning which would lead to the all-around growth and development of children.
Yogesh G R, in The Times of India, highlights how anganwadis, being the first contact with the world outside the home, play a major role in the social development of a child.
To make NAS more effective, it can be iterated that the data will be used to identify schools in need of developmental support and not punitive action, writes Jwairia Saleem, faculty member, Azim Premji University, in Deccan Herald.
വർധിച്ചുവരുന്ന ബഹുമുഖ പ്രതിസന്ധികളുടെ പശ്ചാത്തലത്തില്, കേരളത്തിന്റെ മാനവവികസന സൂചികകള്എത്രകണ്ടു സുദൃഢമാണെന്നതിന്റെ ഒരു ചുരുങ്ങിയ അവലോകനമാണ് ഈ ലേഖനം.
Harini Nagendra, faculty member, Azim Premji University, explains the impacts of protecting — and blocking — urban commons, in Times Evoke.
Those who are abused because of their social identity may feel hurt and may want to hit back in some way. Some may just ignore it or may think it safer to keep quiet, while still feeling bad about their silence, writes Amman Madan in Deccan Herald.
Anurag Behar, CEO, Azim Premji Foundation, in a conversation with Gita Hariharan, in NewsClick, on how civil society groups, university students and others can play useful roles in education, and more.
Maithily K, in Learning Curve, elaborates upon the methods of teaching to facilitate the social and emotional wellbeing of a student with a developmental disability.
Vijayamba R, in Deccan Herald, shares measures to ensure the needed prices and the accessibility of inputs to dairy farmers in the state that is home to the largest number of dairy co-operatives and producer members in South India.
The Jaadui Pitaraa for foundational Indian schooling can work wonders if rolled out as envisaged, writes Anurag Behar, CEO, Azim Premji Foundation, in Mint.
The normalisation of anxiety has made us impervious to the toll on students’ health. Student life has become synonymous with finding stress mitigation techniques, writes Rima Kaur, in ThePrint.
Harini Nagendra, faculty member, Azim Premji University, shares about finding her path in research, bias in academia, writing beyond research, and more, in conversation with Nita Shashidharan, in The Hans India.