Find out more about your peers’ current location, workplace, who tied the knot and who’s a parent now while rekindling your connection with the community! With the objective of creating an engaged and supportive alumni network, Azim Premji University launches a dedicated Alumni Portal! Log in now and take the initial step in building your... Continue Reading →
The ‘OEPS’ phenomenon
- Anurag Behar first posted @ https://www.livemint.com/Opinion/Y03kToC1ji3kdvHeamnCcK/Opinion--The-OEPS-phenomenon-is-undermining-education.html Unity in diversity—it’s one of those phrases that takes me straight back to my school days in the 1970s and 1980s. Pasted, printed and pushed in all sorts of places, from road signs to textbooks, it was one of the most visible slogans about India’s identity. The phrase... Continue Reading →
What is the use of an academic conference these days?
Academic conferences have become one of the fraudulent activities these days. One gets a message almost every day about a conference on `everything under the sun’, with offers such as the publication of papers in `peer reviewed’ or `recognized’ journals. There must be a higher demand for such conferences by those who want to fill up their CVs with a long list of `conferences attended’ and to have a possible publication `fixed’ by the conference organizers. This conference business is like the other fraud industry emerging or thriving in academics, and that is the writing of PhD thesis for others. All the formal requirements for the entry to and promotions in academic professions (like the UGC performance appraisal systems) have enhanced the demand for such conferences and the profitability of the `suppliers’.
One can see big advertisements by private universities which organize a conference on one or other theme by…
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Postgraduate Programmes 2019
Greetings from Azim Premji University! We are inviting applications for the Postgraduate Programmes 2019. Graduates from any discipline (including students graduating in 2019) are encouraged to apply. Applicants with work experience will be given additional weightage in the selection process. · M.A. Education · M.A. Development · M.A. Public Policy and Governance Our key mission... Continue Reading →
Ethics in Public Health Practice – A Short Course
Date: Feb 11 - 15, 2019 Last date to apply: Dec 10, 2018 What kind of health threats and risks deserve an organized response by the health system? How to balance curative vs preventive and promotive care? How to communicate health messages that might conflict with local cultural norms? Public health professionals are routinely confronted... Continue Reading →
Winter Field Projects Fair Report – 2018
This report is a compilation of the summary of each of the sessions by student rapporteurs. winter-field-project-fair-2018-reportDownload
The Inclusion of People with Disabilities
Lessons from the Association of People with Disability By: V Santhakumar, Ankur Madan, Subrat Mishra 1. Introduction According to official statistics, People with Disabilities (PWDs) constitute 2.21% of the Indian population. Professionals who work in this domain may consider this figure as an underestimate. The total number of PWDs, even that based on official figures... Continue Reading →
Campus Placement for 2017 – 19 batch | Azim Premji University
This is to share with you all that we have finalized the Campus placement calendar for year 2019. Students from all four Masters Programs will sit for the placement process: M.A. Development, M.A. Education, M.A. Public Policy and Governance and LL.M. in Law and development. The batch is graduating by May 2019 and has a... Continue Reading →
How much are women willing to sacrifice to avoid sexual harassment?
A study that is deeply moving- not surprising though, sadly. What are the broader ramifications of living in such environments? Not “just” for education but life at large... “How much are women willing to sacrifice to avoid sexual harassment? In India (Delhi), “women are willing to choose a college in the bottom half of the quality ... Continue Reading →
Care, Trust and Respect – Domestic Workers and their Employers
Rajesh Joseph, Roshni Lobo, Balmurli Natrajan Recently, Deepika Mhatre, domestic help and a stand-up comedian, gave a glimpse of how things have changed for her: “Appearing on stage has added to my confidence…some madams who bumped into me near the lifts spoke politely to me for the first time. Earlier, I had been invisible.” Read... Continue Reading →