Mona Sedwal

Email : monased.wal@nuepa.org
Department : Department of Training and Capacity Building in Education
Address : NUEPA New Delhi India
A Ph.D. (History of Education), from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has worked extensively in the area of Education for All (EFA) at National University of Educational Planning and Administration, in collaboration with UNESCO, UNICEF and the Government of India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development and brought out several publications in the related area. The most significant outcome of EFA was brought out in the form of a book by Oxford University Press entitled India Education Report, A Profile of Basic Education in India, edited by R. Govinda, 2002. She was associated in the preparation of Country Report titled ‘India’ published in 2000 and 2007 respectively. She was also associated in the preparation of a synthesis document titled 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 a book titled Development of University Education, and co-authored several articles related to history of education, higher education, teacher education and disadvantaged groups. She had taught at Department of Elementary Education, University of Delhi. Her research interests include Education for All (EFA), education of disadvantaged groups, teacher education and higher education.