Dr. Kuldeep Agarwal

Retired as Director (Academic & Vocational) from NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling) - an autonomous institute under the MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India). Started his career as a school teacher; later joined Department of Education (popularly called CIE), Delhi University as Lecturer in Education. Became Director of Haryana State School Education Board; established State Open School as a part of the Board. Studied at two prestigious institutions - St. Stephen's College, Delhi University {B.A. (Hons.) English & M.A. English}and CIE, Delhi University {B.Ed., M.Ed., M.Phil. and Ph.D}. Traveled widely to countries like Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Egypt, Israel, Malaysia, Japan, Philippines, Seychelles, Thailand, Turkey, UAE (Abu Dhabi, Dubai), UK, USA, etc. Authored/co-authored/co-edited several books; presented papers at several national/international conferences and has been a Resource Person at several workshops. Consultant/Resource Person with Commonwealth of Learning (Canada), GGSIP University, NCERT, NCTE, Indira Gandhi National Open University, CBSE, NIOS, etc. Delivered innumerable lectures/talks for teachers in many schools.