Wells of generosity

First published here: https://www.livemint.com/Opinion/6pOpuhNtpRxLa31G0x4QsJ/Opinion--The-need-to-reimagine-the-place-of-schools-in-soci.html He was running full-tilt across the misty courtyard shouting out to me. It seemed he would topple over with every stride, but didn’t. Four-year-olds run like that. I stopped and waited for him. He halted just short of crashing into me and thrust something into my hand. It was a five rupee... Continue Reading →

Munda tribes of Jharkhand desire inclusive development

First published here: https://www.villagesquare.in/2018/08/27/munda-tribes-of-jharkhand-desire-inclusive-development/ By Tripta Sharma works as a senior project manager at ACCESS Development Services, Delhi. (Views are personal) Once self-sufficient, the Munda farming community in Jharkhand has accepted changes in governance that promises social and economic development. But, inclusive development has eluded them The image of a Munda in his dhoti is a familiar... Continue Reading →

Vacancies in RTF programme

RTF programme is seeking applications from suitable candidates for few positions. Right to Food programme in the Centre for Child and the Law (CCL), NLSIU, Bangalore is seeking applications for a few project positions for its advocacy project on right to food and nutrition. The project will be focused on SDG 2 (Eradicating Hunger) and... Continue Reading →

Samarthanam Trust – Fund raising Officer

Fund raising Officer - CSR/Corporate Relations Develop and maintain relationships with NGO, corporates/ institutions / high- net- worth (HNW) individual donors Prepare effective proposals for grants/ donations etc Inspiring new supporters to raise money, while maintaining and developing relationships with existing supporters Developing new and imaginative fundraising activities, many of which involve organizing events Raising... Continue Reading →

Consolidating small schools without compromising access

First published here: https://www.deccanherald.com/consolidating-small-schools-689375.html S Giridhar, Deccan Herald, August 26 2018 There is a history and trajectory which we must remember. Twenty years ago we did not have a school in every village and children had to walk miles to the nearest school. Enrolment in 2001 was just around 70% and more than 40% children dropped... Continue Reading →

Job Opportunity in a School in Kurnool

We are looking for individuals for the responsibilities School leader and Associate school leader for an alternative school for urban poor communities in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh which is starting this academic year 18-19 .The school will be mentored by Bachpan Banao an organization which is working in Dantewada district, Chhattisgarh since last six years for... Continue Reading →


The GEM Report Fellowship programme, supported by OSI, aims to strengthen the evidence base on education, particularly in emerging economies, build research capacity in education, and reinforce the links between research, policy, and practice in education. As such, the fellowships will be open to exceptional individuals who have quantitative research skills, demonstrate a potential for... Continue Reading →

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