Academic Qualifications: MA (Sociology), M.Ed. and PhD in Education, Diploma in German and French
Acquired PhD degree on Academic Motivation and Academic Achievement from Regional Institute of Education (RIE), National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT), a premier apex body of Government of India with a national fellowship of University Grant Commission (UGC-JRF) as a fulltime research scholar.
Current Academic Position
Associate Professor, School of Education, Pondicherry Central University, India
Previous Academic Positions
3/2002 to 7/2009 – Lecturer, School of Education, Assam Central University, India (Permanent). 7/2009 to 7/2015- Assistant Professor, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India (Permanent).
Project completed (Major)
UNICEF- MHRD- SSA (Sarva Siksha Abhiyan) Project- Feasibility of implementing ADEPTS (Advancement of Educational Performance through Teacher support) - AN MHRD(Ministry of Human Resource Development) UNICEF initiative in Pondicherry.
Project on hold (Major)
A Major Project on, “Inequalities of Accessing Education: A Study among Scheduled Caste and Backward Tribe Students of Puducherry”, funded by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi.
Measuring Scale Published:
Sreekala,E. (2013). Goal Orientations Skills among High School Students. National Psychological Corporation, Agra. ISBN: 978-93-83398-05-8.
Areas of Specialization: Inequalities of Accessing Education, Sociology of Education, Blended Learning methods.
Areas of research work supervision for PhD. (Eight fulltime scholars completed their PhD, five candidates have already been awarded with the PhD degree).
A trainer of implementing Blended Learning Approaches for inclusive classrooms by using Learning Management Systems. Trained faculty of Universities, Colleges of Education, corporate companies like Bosch International and engineering colleges throughout the country.
Membership in bodies and councils
Papers in Edited Books:
International Conference of European Sociological Association (ESA) in Prague, 2015
Publications in Journals