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Vikas Maniar

Email: [email protected]

Vikas is a faculty with School of Education at Azim Premji University. Prior to this, he has worked with NGOs for over five years and with corporate sector for over a decade. Vikas continues to engage with grass root NGO initiatives in education for the marginalized social groups and with the public-school system.

Academic Qualifications
  • Ph.D. (Education), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
  • MA (Education), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
  • PG Diploma in Child Rights Law, National Law School, Bangalore
  • PG Diploma in Management, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
  • Political Economy of Education
  • Education Policy and School Systems
  • Schools and School Systems in India
  • ICT in School Education
  • Quality Discourses in Education
Areas of Interest
  • Political economy of schooling in postcolonial societies particularly the schooling experiences of marginalised social groups.
  • Schooling and wellbeing – Contribution of schooling to promoting good life and good society in given contexts.
  • School Management and Leadership
  • Buddhist, Bhakti and Sufi traditions
  • Maniar, V. (2019). ICT in schools: Panacea or a pipedream. Technology in Education: Perspectives and Praxis. L. Devaki (Ed.). Centre for Communication and Development Studies, Pune
  • Maniar, V. (2018). Right to Education and Capability Enhancement in Rural South Africa. The Right to Education Movements and Policies: Promises and Realities, 46.
Vikas Maniar Faculty At Azim Premji University


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