Shailendra Sharma

Principal Advisor to the Director of Education, Delhi Government, India

Shailendra Sharma is principal advisor to the director of education for the Government of NCT Delhi, India. In this capacity, he is working closely with the Government of Delhi in conceptualizing and implementing several reforms aimed at enhancing the learning of students in the Government schools of Delhi. He is also a member of the Delhi State Advisory Council formed under Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009. He is also associated with Pratham, an organization he joined in 2002, through this he has worked in underprivileged areas of Delhi to facilitate access and learning among children. He has also been involved in the operations of Pratham spread across 23 states of India. He was actively associated with the launch of Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) in India. He holds a Master's in social work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, and studied law at Delhi University.


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