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    For over a decade, Finnish 15 year olds have consistently featured among the top performers in the OECD Programme for International Assessment (PISA). As a result, the Finnish education system has been at the centre of attention of educators and policy-makers from countries around the world1. (Chung & Tsuruta, 2010; Anders, 2011). While the high quality, status and autonomy of teachers; a consistent education policy that has purposefully aimed at   Read More ...

    An academic journal is a periodical, often peer-reviewed, which publishes scholarly work related to one or a few academic disciplines. Though the nature and type of work published in academic journals vary significantly, they often include original articles on recent empirical research in the relevant disciplines, theoretical discussions as well as reviews of published academic work. Academic Journals have for long played a central part in scholarly communities. Schafner (1994),   Read More ...

    The Living Corporation Reflections on a new corporate philosophy Azim Premji Last week, there was debate on whether for-profit businesses should be allowed to establish schools. During the debate, I was surprised by the strongly negative view that many people in the social sector have of corporates. Since these opinions were expressed by people I respect, I felt compelled to reflect on the nature of the modern business corporation. Today’s   Read More ...

    The two years that I spent at the Azim Premji University were challenging and satisfying – and are fondly remembered. I was asked to speak to the batch of 2013 on their first day; and continue to receive queries about the university from prospective and new students. Below is the transcript of the talk that I had shared with the 2013 batch. It gives a summary of my experience there;   Read More ...

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