Prof. Rashmi Diwan is Prof and Head, National Centre for School Leadership at National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi, India. For the past 30 years,her research work has mainly centered on critical issues in school education, school management and school leadership. With strong foundations of empirical research, she has been contributing extensively to capacity building of current and prospective educational
administrators and school leaders. To her credit, her published work in the national and international journals specifically in the domain of School Management and Leadership covers a wide range including Dynamic School Leadership, Strategic Leadership for School-Based Improvement, Leadership Development for Improving Schools, Principal as a catalyst for
School-based change and improvement, Leadership Behaviour and Value Patterns Among School Principals, School Leadership in the Wake of RTE ACT 2009: Mapping Change and Challenge, Policy Directions for Women in Leadership Positions, Managing and Leading Small Multigrade Schools, School-Based Management and Supervision, Community Participation and
Empowerment in Primary Education and Resilience in Promotion of Schools as Learning Organizations..
Dr Sunita Chugh has her M.A. and M.Phil from JNU in International Politics and Ph.D in Education from Jamia Millia Islamia University. She is currently working at NIEPA in the capacity of Associate Professor, NCSL, NIEPA. Her area of interest includes education of the urban deprived children, inclusive education, RTE and its implementation and school leadership. She has written in reputed journals and authored a book on educational status, issues and problems of children living in slum areas. She has undertaken research projects on issue of access, participation and learning achievement of urban marginalized children and attended programmes on inclusive education in Jerusalem and School Leadership in Nottingham. She is actively leading the school leadership development programme in Delhi, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Mizoram Email ID: sunitachugh[at]nuepa[dot]org
Dr. Kashyapi Awasthi is an Assistant Professor with the National Centre for School Leadership, NIEPA. Her current focus has been on School Leadership Development where she has been actively engaged in the development of Curriculum and Handbook along with the team. She is involved in teaching, research and guidance to M.Phil scholars and Practitioners. Prior to this she has served as a lecturer at the Department of Education, (CASE), M. S. University of Baroda, Gujarat from where she also obtained her Ph.D. She has contributed in the area of community participation in elementary education and capacity building of teachers in elementary education. She is currently engaged with capacity building of school heads and the resource team in states of Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Tripura, Andaman and Nicobar Islands as part of her current assignment. Email ID: kashyapiawasthi[at]gmail[dot]com
Dr. Subitha G.V Menon has her Ph.D in Education from Regional Institute of Education, Mysore. She has done considerable work in the area of instructional designing and module development in educational psychology. She worked as an Instructional Designer developing Computer Based Training modules in the area of e-learning. She has worked on projects at IIT Madras which includes Monitoring of SSA implementation and Assessing ALM in Government schools of Tamil Nadu. She is currently working as Assistant Professor for NCSL, NIEPA, while coordinating the NCSL school leadership programmes in Assam, Karnataka, Telangana, Odisha and Puducherry.
Email ID: subithagvmenon[at]gmail[dot]com
Dr. N. Mythili is presently working as Assistant Professor, NCSL, NIEPA. Her field of interests relate to Designing and Planning teaching programmes on School Leadership and Management, implementing capacity building programmes on School leadership and Management in a few Indian states and research in Women in School leadership. She has also worked on Quality of Schooling with special reference to rural government schools in Karnataka. She has researched in the area of academic structures in school education system with special reference to restructuring teacher education under 12th Five Year Plan. She was earlier associated with Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore; Centre for Multi Disciplinary Development Research, Dharwad; Azim Premji Foundation (Bangalore), TISS (Mumbai). She has several research Publications in referred journals. She is leading school leadership development programme in Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Meghalaya, Manipur and Sikkim. Email ID: sastry.mythili18[at]gmail[dot]com
Dr. Charu Smita Malik is currently working as a Senior Consultant in NCSL, NIEPA. She obtained her Ph.D. in Educational Policy, Planning and Administration from the National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi. Her research was based on issues of equity in access and participation at secondary level in Uttar Pradesh. She completed her Post Graduation in Sociology from JawaharLal Nehru University. She is working with the Centre in designing and developing the School Leadership programme along with the team and is involved in teaching Certificate and Post Graduate Diploma programmes in School Leadership and Management. In the field, she is engaged intensively with school leadership programme implementation in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Maharashtra and more recently with Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand. Her areas of interest include educational planning and school leadership. Email ID: charunuepa[at]gmail[dot]com .