Indian Institute of Human Settlements: The Urban Fellows Programme for 2018-19

The Urban Fellows Programme for 2018-19 at IIHS will begin accepting applications for its third batch soon. Read more about the program here: Webinars on the program:



IIT Bombay and the Kerala Institute Of Local Administration are jointly setting out on a venture that would provide students having an interest in development and social engineering with essential skills and tools for conducting surveys and research on the same. We would like to invite the students from your esteemed institution to apply and... Continue Reading →

Openings in Pratham Education Foundation

Learning with Vodafone is a digital education initiative being implemented by Pratham Education Foundation and funded by Vodafone Foundation India. The programme is an innovative teachercentric technological intervention which is currently working in 1,020 schools across 8 states with the aim of enhancing the learning levels of students in low income schools by introduction of... Continue Reading →

My Urge to be a Vice-Chancellor

Economics in action

I am not happy with my position as a professor in a university. If I were in Kerala, I would have hanged around politicians trying to become a vice- or pro-vice chancellor. Being mindful of the deepening of democracy and political contestations there, politicians in Kerala have almost reserved each post of VC and PVC for a particular caste or religion.

Since that option is not open, I may lobby with the management of my university to be a head or director of a department or school of `amateur economics’. If that does not come through, I may try to be a director of a `centre for marriage studies’. It does not matter whether these serve some social purpose or not. We, academics, are clever enough to argue that everything that we do is needed badly for the society. Unfortunately, our management is smart enough to find out my ulterior…

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A special lecture by Prof. Amit Basole

A special lecture by Prof. Amit Basole on  "The Twin Crises in Education and Employment and Ways Forward" will be held in NIAS Conference Hall-II on Monday 19th March, 2018 at 3.00 p.m. Prof. Amit Basole is an associate professor in the school of liberal studies at Azim Premji University. His areas of research include  poverty and inequality, informality... Continue Reading →

Vacancies in Learning Link foundation

We are started two new projects in around 7-8 govt. aided low income private schools. Program is regarding remedial teaching in Maths and Language. Therefore we looking for profiles who are ready to teach at elementary level 6th to 10th grade. JD here: [ Academic Experts _WPP ]

Research Associate in VBS-CPR Project

Job Description  Vidya Bhawan Society (VBS), Udaipur and Centre for Policy Research (CPR), Delhi are researching the sanitation marketplace in urban settlements of Udaipur. The research will include supply and demand perspectives as well as hygiene-related practices and behaviours. For the project, VBS seeks a full-time Research Associate for one year. The Associate will be... Continue Reading →

Edumentum – Inviting Applications

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EduMentum is an initiative of Advaith Foundation launched in association with Mantra4Change. It aims to incubate early stage organizations working in the space of systemic education transformation.

EduMentum is a perfect platform for young entrepreneurs who want to work towards creating a sustainable solution backed by rich bodies of knowledge.The idea is to build an ecosystem of change leaders willing to work through collaboration to sustain change efforts in the field.


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