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Dept. of Training and Professonal Development in Education

A Doctorate in Educational Anthropology with an intensive and specialized Nine months Diploma in Educational Planning and Management from International Institute for Educational Planning, Paris, France (alumni of IIEP-UNESCO-Paris, France); specializes in developing and Designing Training Programmes for the Educational Administrators; Training of Trainers; Comparative Education and Education of the Disadvantaged Groups. Served in joint review missions. Published books and developed modules for the school administrators and school heads. Organised a variety and number of national and international training programmes for school administrators and principals. Provided guidance to more than a dozen doctoral students and conducted several research studies and published research papers in reputed journals.


Prof. Vineeta Sirohi

Professor and Head (I/C)

Professor Vineeta Sirohi is a Professor in the Department of Educational Administration at the National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), New Delhi. She is holding the position of Honorary Academic Fellow of Australia India Institute, University of Melbourne. Prof. Sirohi is Adviser/Subject Expert for Union Public Service Commission. She is the Chairperson of Equal Opportunity Cell at NIEPA and a member of Editorial Board of the Journal of Educational Planning and Administration of NIEPA. Awarded with Silver Medal in Post-Graduation (Psychology), she holds M.Phil. and Ph.D degree in Psychology, M.Ed., NET in Education, PG Diploma in Educational and Vocational Guidance and Counselling (NCERT), PG Diploma in Higher Education, and PG Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations. She has over 30 years of experience in teaching, research, training, curriculum and material development, coordination of projects and programmes, administration and counselling, including 12 years of experience in Teacher Education, she also held the position of the Head, Department of Pre-Service Teacher Education.

A National awardee for innovative research paper in All India competition on research in innovative experiments and practices in teaching (NCERT), she presented several research papers in national and international conferences and authored many articles and research papers published in reputed journals. Conducted and reviewed several international and national research studies on skill development and TVET. As Country Expert, she contributed to a major UNESCO Research Study on School to Work Transition in Asia and Pacific, and a study on Curriculum and Skills in South Asia and South East Asia sponsored by Results for Development Institute Washington, DC. Also conducted an All India Study on Involvement of Teachers in Non-Teaching Activities and its Effect on Education sponsored bythe Ministry of Education, Government of India. Prof. Sirohi is leading a Research Study on Scoping demand for niche Australian vocational education and training (VET) in select Indian states funded by Australia- India Institute, Melbourne, Australia. She is a member of the Steering Group for Australia India Institute, Department of Education Projects; Member Training Advisory Board, CBSE; Member, Governing Council SCERT, Delhi; Member, Executive Committee SCERT, Delhi; Member, Recruitment Rules Committee, SCERT, Delhi; Member of the Editorial Team of Indian Journal of Vocational Education PSSCIVE (NCERT); Member of the Institute Advisory Board, PSSCIVE (NCERT). She is also consulted by various State, National and International organizations. Her areas of work include Educational Psychology, Educational Management, Organisational Behaviour, Leadership, Teacher Management, Teacher Education, Skill development and Vocational Education.

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Professor Educational Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Educational Management,Skill development and Vocational Education vineetasirohi[at]niepa[dot]ac[dot]in


Dr. Mona Sedwal

Assistant Professor

Her Ph.D. (History of Education) is awarded from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She had worked on various projects entitled Education for All: Year 2000 Assessment, National Evaluation of Operation Blackboard, EFA Follow Up Activities, Policy Research for Monitoring and Dissemination of EFA Goals in South Asia, Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transition and Equity – University of Sussex, Education for All - Mid Decade Assessment in India sponsored by Ministry of H8uman Resource and Development (MHRD), UNESCO and UNICEF.

She has also worked as a Consultant at UNESCO, New Delhi and taught at various Colleges in Department of Elementary Education, University of Delhi. She has worked extensively in the area of Education for All (EFA) and has contributed in the publication of two books published by Oxford University Press entitled India Education Report, A Profile of Basic Education in India, edited by R. Govinda, 2002 and India Education Report, Progress of Basic Education, edited by R. Govinda and Mona Sedwal, 2017. She was associated in the preparation of Country Report entitled ‘India’ published in 2000 and 2007. She was also associated in the preparation of a synthesis document entitled Different Approaches for Achieving EFA: Indian Experience published jointly by UNESCO, New Delhi and National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), New Delhi, 2003. She played a significant role in the publication of state reports and thematic papers for the National Evaluation of Operation Blackboard in 2007. She has authored two books in history of education entitled Genesis and Growth of University Education in India and Development of University Education. She has authored and co-authored several articles related to history of education, teacher education and disadvantaged groups. She has co-authored Practical Tips for Teaching Multigrade Classes for the series on Embracing Diversity: Toolkit for Creating Inclusive, Learning-Friendly Environments Specialized Booklet 4 published by UNESCO Bangkok, 2013.

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Assistant Professor Training and Professonal Development in Education Education for All (EFA), education of disadvantaged groups, teacher education and higher education monasedwal[at]niepa[dot]ac[dot]in

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