Dr Amrita VohraSenior Education Specialist, India
Dr Amrita Vohra is the Senior Education Specialist for Education Quality in India, overseeing the implementation of the Education Quality programme in Rajasthan.
Dr Amrita Vohra has been an educator for over 23 years. Prior to joining the EduFinance team, she was Head – Professional Development and Quality Assurance for GEMS Education, India. At GEMS she set up new school projects, provided services to managed schools associated with GEMS, developed and re-organized the Policy manuals for GEMS India K-12 schools. Amrita also set up Professional Learning Communities of teachers in GEMS India, plus she conducted workshops for teachers in small town and village schools of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and for DIET Principals in the southern state of Kerala.
Dr Amrita began her career as a Lecturer for English Literature at Navyug Girls Post Graduate College, Lucknow; then joined Jaipuria Institute of Management (JIM) and later Amity University as a Lecturer for English, Soft Skills and Business Communication. She has also set up and run schools as Head Teacher and Principal, and has extensive experience in research, curriculum design, teacher education, educational leadership training. She has both a PhD and a Masters in English from Lucknow University. Her PhD her thesis was on: Emphasis on Feminist Literary Theory, Women and Child Psychology and Contradictions within Selfhood.