Prof rashmi diwan Dr Rashmi Diwan, Professor at the National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi is the Head of the National Centre for School Leadership. She completed her Masters in Education (Gold Medallist with 1st Position) from University of Jammu. She was awarded a PhD in Education on the thesis titled ‘Leadership Behaviour and Value Patterns of School Principals’ in 1994 from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. She has been a part of NIEPA for more than three decades, and has shown exemplary commitment to teaching, capacity building and empirical research, specifically in the areas of school education, leadership and management. She has to her credit, published work in International and National books, articles and journals. Some of her popular writings include Community Participation and Empowerment in Primary Education co-authored with Prof R. Govinda; Small Schools in Rural India: ‘Exclusion’ and ‘Inequity’ in an hierarchical school system (SAGE publications); Small Multigrade Schools and Increasing Access to Primary ... Read More
Prof Sunita Chugh

Prof. Sunita Chugh has her M.A, M.Phil. from Jawaharlal Nehru University in International Politics and Ph.D in Education from Jamia Millia Islamia University. Currently designated as a Professor in NIEPA, she has an experience of more than 30 years in the Institute. She has contributed in conceptualizing, planning and implementing national and international level training programmes and workshops. As part of several international programmes attended, prominent were Inclusive Education in Jerusalem, Israel and School Leadership Development in Nottingham, U.K. She has played a significant role in carrying out the National School Leadership Development programme across the country, taking a lead in implementation of NISHTHA programme for school heads and teachers. She has participated in the deliberation of CABE... Read More

Email ID: sunitachugh[at]nuepa[dot]org
Dr Kashyapi Awasthi

Dr. Kashyapi Awasthi is a mid-career academic with fourteen years of experience in teaching, training and research and is currently serving as an Assistant Professor at the National Centre for School Leadership, NIEPA. Prior to this, she has served as a Teacher Educator at the Department of Education, Centre for Advanced Studies in Education, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Gujarat at graduate and post graduate levels. Her areas of academic interests are School Education particularly elementary education and Community participation in elementary education, equity issues in schools; Teacher Education, Professional Development and School Leadership. She has also conducted evaluative researches for the Government of Gujarat to assess the implementation of government policies, programs and schemes like the  ... Read More

Email ID: kashyapiawasthi[at]gmail[dot]com
Dr GV menon

Dr. Subitha G. V has completed her PhD in Education from the Regional Institute of Education, Mysore. She is currently employed as Assistant Professor at the National Centre for School Leadership at NIEPA. She has a total of 8 years plus experience in material development, capacity building and research in the area of school leadership. She coordinates school leadership development programmes in following states- Assam, Karnataka, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Telangana in collaboration with the respective state level School Leadership Academies. Her research interests are in the area of school leadership and teacher education and she has published articles in national and international journals. Her current training and research focus areas include school leadership and its influence on student learning and analyzing school leadership in schools situated in challenging contexts. ... Read More

Email ID: subithagvmenon[at]gmail[dot]com
Dr Charu Smita Malik

Dr. Charu Smita Malik completed her Ph.D. in the field of Educational Policy, Planning and Administration from NIEPA that involved an Internship with the erstwhile Planning Commission. Her thesis was based on mixed-methods approach to understand issues related with equity in planning for secondary education, at a time when Universalization of Secondary Education was launched nation-wide. As a doctoral student, she supported various capacity development programmes in Department of Educational Planning and undertook sessions for International Diploma in Educational Planning and Administration at NIEPA. As a Senior Consultant in the National Centre for School Leadership, she has vast experience in mega-scale conceptualization and implementation of the National Programme on School Leadership Development. ...Read More

Email ID: charunuepa[at]gmail[dot]com .
Dr. Pooja

Dr. Puja Singhal is working as a Senior Consultant at National Centre for School Leadership. She is Gold medalist in Economics and has a Doctorate from the Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Before joining NCSL, she was associated with V.V. Giri National Labor Institute under Ministry of Labor and Employment where she contributed to policy-based projects. Prior to that, she worked with Amity University, Noida as an Assistant Professor. She has more than 18 years of professional experience in research, training and teaching in Economics, specifically in the area of gender and labor issues. Her areas of special interest are labour economics, e-Learning, Innovation in education, skill development and school leadership. Some of the major research studies undertaken by her include: ... Read More

Email ID: puja.echo[at]gmail[dot]com.
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