Dr Amar Upadhyaya

Dr Amar Upadhyaya
Dr Amar Upadhyaya
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Assistant Professor
Education

Profile

Educational Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree: B. A. in Economics, B.Ed
  • Master’s Degree: M. A. in Economics, M. Ed , MBA (Spl. in HR)
  • Diploma: Diploma in Education (D. Ed)
  • Ph. D: Ph. D in Education (Dibrugarh University)

Teaching & other Experiences 

  • Assistant Professor at Dept. of Education, Dibrugarh University, India since 1st Feb. 2013.
  • District Consultant (PM) RMSA, Assam, India from 16th Feb 2012 to 31st Jan 2013.
  • Principal at The Little Stars Sr. Secondary School, Digboi, India from 1st Aug 2011 to 15th Feb 2012.
  • Principal i/c at Digboi B.Ed College, Digboi, India from 4th Jan 2008 to 31st July 2011.
  • Lecturer at Digboi B.Ed College, Digboi, India from 1st Aug 2006 to 3rd Jan 2008.
  • Lecturer at Makum College, Assam, India 1st Aug 2005 to 31st July 2006.

Specialization/ Area of Interest :  

  • Teaching of Social Sciences
  • Social Science Education
  • Economics of Education
  • Educational Planning and Management
  • Curriculum Development
  • ICT in Education
  • Yoga Education.

Contact details:

  • Phone No: 373 2370248
  • Mobile No: 9854356849

E-mail:

Membership of Professional Organization: 

  • Member of All India Association of Educational Research.
  • Member of North East India Education Society.

Other AssignmentParticipated in Online Course on Action Research in Education, 2016-17 Conducted by NCERT, New Delhi.

University Assignments:

  • Chairperson, Department Management Committee, Department of Education from January 2016 to December 2016.
  • Programme Officer, NSS PG Unit, Dibrugarh University from August 2016.

Publications

1.      1. Publication:

  1. Dr. N. K. Barua & Amar Upadhyaya: “Effectiveness of Dibrugarh University B.Ed. curriculum in changing the attitude of B. Ed. Trainees.” Published in Edutracks, Volume 13 No. 3, November  issue 2013, ISSN No. 0972-9844.
  2. Amar Upadhyaya & Dr. N. K. Barua: “Gandhian Philosophical Thought and its influence on present Education system of India” Published in Social Science Journal of Gargaon College (A peer-Reviewed Journal) Volume II- January, 2014, ISSN No. 2320-0138.
  3. Amar Upadhyaya & Dr. N. K. Barua: “A study on the Problems of Secondary Teacher Education Institutions in Assam” Published in International Journal of Research in Management & Social Science of Empyreal Institute of Higher Education, Guwahati, Volume 2 , Issue 3 ( IV) : July - September 2014, ISSN No.2322 - 0899.
  4. Amar Upadhyaya: “Determinants of trainee’s monetary expenditure for Secondary Teacher Education course in Assam” Published in International Journal of Academic Research, Vol.1 Issue-3(1), September, 2014,ISSN: 2348-7666.
  5. Amar Upadhyaya & Dr. N. K. Barua: “A Study to Examine the Sources of the Fund of the Secondary Teacher Education Institutions in Assam” Published in Research Journal of MDKG, Volume 3, No: 2 October 2014, ISSN No.2278-1064.
  6. Amar Upadhyaya: “An analysis of the status of recurring expenditure of Colleges of Teacher Education in Assam” Published in International Journal of Research in Management & Social Science of Empyreal Institute of Higher Education, Guwahati, Volume 2 , Issue 4( I) : Oct-Dec 2014, ISSN No.2322 - 0899.
  7. Amar Upadhyaya: “Urgency of imparting Education for Citizenship in Schools: An analysis in Indian context” Published in International Journal of Academic Research, Vol.1 Issue-4(2), December, 2014,ISSN: 2348-7666.
  8. Amar Upadhyaya: “An analysis of the approaches of 12th Five Year Plan towards the development of higher education in India” Published in Social Science Journal of Gargaon College (A peer-Reviewed Journal) Volume III- January, 2015, ISSN No. 2320-0138.
  9. Amar Upadhyaya: “A Comparative analysis of Social Studies Curriculum adopted in the schools of India and Singapore” Published in Council for Teacher Education (CTE) National Journal (Peer Reviewed & Referred Journal), India, Vol. XIII, No. 1, June, 2015, ISSN: 0973-4457.
  10. Amar Upadhyaya & Dr. Neeta Kalita Barua, “A study to determine the private cost of students for acquiring secondary teacher education course in Assam, with reference to the Secondary Teacher Education Institutions under Dibrugarh University”, Published in  Pratidhwani the Echo (A Peer-Reviewed International Journal of Humanities & Social Science) ISSN: 2278-5264 (Online) 2321-9319 (Print) Impact Factor: 6.28 (Index Copernicus International) Volume-IV, Issue-I, July 2015, Page No. 80-87.
  11. Amar Upadhyaya, “A study of implementation of RTE Act, 2009 in the Elementary Schools of Assam” Published in Education: North East NEIES Journal (A peered reviewed Journal) ISSN: 0973-4902,Volume-19, Issue-2, Dec 2015, Page No. 23-30.
  12. Amar Upadhyaya, “Is Dropout exists at Lower Elementary Level of Government Schools? A Study in Assam” Published in Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities (A Journal Indexed in Indian Citation Index) ISSN: 2249-7315,Volume-6, Issue-3, March 2016, Page No. 77-85. (DOI NUMBER-10.5958/2249-7315.2016.00030.7)
  13. Amar Upadhyaya, “Financial Management Practices in Public Schools: An Analytical Study” Published in ACADEMICIA: An International Multidisciplinary Research Journal, ISSN: 2249-7137 Vol. 6 Issue 10, October 2016 Impact Factor: SJIF 2013=5.099 Page No. (DOI NUMBER- 10.5958/2249-7137.2016.00078.1)
  14. Amar Upadhyaya, “Do the Teachers of Primary Schools Satisfied with their Job? An empirical investigation”Published in Scholarly Research Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies, ISSN: 2278- 8808, Vol. 4, Issue 27, Dec 2016, Impact Factor: SJIF 2013=5.403, Page No. 3098- 3110.
  15. Amar Upadhyaya: “Recent Trend of Disparities in Teacher Education in India” Published in International Journal of Research in Management & Social Science Volume 5, Issue 2 (III): April - June, 2017, ISSN No. 2322 – 0899, Page 72-76
  16. Amar Upadhyaya: “Work Motivation of Secondary School Teachers: an Empirical Study of Assam” Published in International Journal of Higher Education and Research (an international multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed, refereed research journal) Vol. 7(2), Page 67-82, July 2017,  ISSN: 2277 260X),  www.ijher.com

2. Publication of Seminar Proceedings and Book Chapters: 

  • Amar Upadhyaya & Dr. N. K. Barua: “ A study of Availability of infrastructure facilities for physical education  and Health care practice in the Secondary schools of Assam with reference to Dibrugarh District” Seminar Paper proceeding  published by North East regional Institute of Education (a unit of NCERT), Shillong 2014, ISBN 978-81-929162-0-0.
  • Amar Upadhyaya & Dr. N. K. Barua: “Public Private Partnership in Education Sector: an analysis in Indian context.” Seminar Paper proceeding published by Amguri Colllege 2015, ISBN 9789384206017
  • Amar Upadhyaya & Dr. N. K. Barua: “Expansion of secondary teacher education in Assam: An analysis of Challenges faced by the Colleges of Teacher education and some related cariables.” Issues and Challenges of Teacher Education 2015,ISBN 9789383252-26-8.

3. Paper Presentation and participation in International Seminar

  • Paper Presented in International Seminar organized by Dibrugarh University, Assam on “Role of River Resources in the prospect of Economic Development of Assam. 26th May 2011.
  • Participated in International Seminar organized by Dept. of Education, Dibrugarh University, Assam in collaboration CTE, India on “Inclusion and quality expansion in education- issues and challenges” Feb, 2013.
  • Paper Presented in International Seminar organized by Margherita College, Assam on “Interdependency between Education and Globalization with reference to India” 17th and 18th Oct.2014.
  • Paper Presented in International Seminar organized by Council of Teacher Education, Indo-Nepal Chapter at Kathmandu, Nepal on “A Study of School- Community relation with reference to secondary schools of Assam” 20th to 22nd Nov. 2014.
  • Paper Presented in International Conference organized by Dept. of Education, NEHU, Shillong on “Financing of Education in India: an analysis of Indian Higher Education” 18th & 19th Mar. 2015.
  • Paper Presented in International Seminar organized by Mahapurusa Srimanta Sankardeva Viswavidyalaya, Nagaon and in collaboration with Commonwealth Council of Educational Administration and Management, Canada on “Yoga education: an emerging component of school education”, 8th to 10th Oct. 2015.
  • Paper Presented in International Seminar organized by Tezpur University, Assam on “Gender responsive budget: An instrument to bring gender equality in Indian society” 9th to 12th March 2016.

2.      3. Paper Presentation and participation in National Seminar

  • Paper presented in National Seminar organized by Dept. of Education, Dibrugarh University on  “Role of Rastriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan in Universalisation of secondary education In India”.    8th Dec. 2010.
  •  Paper presented in National Seminar Organized by Doomdoma College on “Expansion of secondary teacher education in Assam: Challenges faced by the colleges of teacher education” On 3rd and 4th August, 2012.
  •  Paper presented in National Seminar organized by North East India Education Society and Dept. of Education, Rajib Gandhi University at Dept. of Education, Rajib Gandhi University on “Quality concern of secondary education and Role of RMSA”. On 7th and 8th Nov. 2013
  • Paper presented in National Seminar organized by North East regional Institute of Education (a unit of NCERT), Shillong on “ A study of Availability of infrastructure facilities for physical education  and Health care practice in the Secondary schools of Assam with reference to Dibrugarh District” on 19th and 20th Feb. 2014. 
  • Paper presented in National Seminar organized by State Council of Educational Research and Training, Assam  on “ A study of Problems of Secondary Teacher Education Institutions in Assam with special reference to the Secondary Teacher Education Institutions under Dibrugarh University” on 29th and 30th August 2014.
  •  Paper presented in National Seminar organized by Tinsukia Commerce College Tinsukia, Assam on “An analysis of the Challenges faced by a Human Resource Manager in an Educational Institution” on 6th and 7th Sept. 2014.      
  • Paper presented in National Seminar organized by Doomdoma College Doomdoma, Assam on “An Analysis of the Inequalities in the UGC Funding of the Central Universities and State Universities in Assam”” on 13th and 14th Oct. 2014.
  • Paper presented in National Seminar organized by Amguri College Amguri, Assam on “Public Private Partnership in Education Sector: an analysis in Indian context” on 6th and 7th Feb. 2015.
  • Paper presented in National Seminar cum 22nd annual conference of NEIES  organized by Department of Education, Dibrugarh University  on “Equity and Teacher Education in India - An Analysis” on 29th and 30th April. 2015.
  • Paper presented in National Conference organized by Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University on “Government initiative in promoting Girls Education at Secondary schools of Assam”  on 28th and 29th Nov. 2015. 
  • Paper presented in National Seminar cum 23rd annual conference of NEIES  organized by Department of Education, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong  on “Recent trend of Public financing in Indian Education: Is Private financing an alternative” on 26th and 27th Nov. 2015.

4.Workshop attended

  • Participated in the Workshop of Research methods and Quantitative Data Analysis organized by Indian Council of Social Science Research, North Eastern Regional Council, NEHU Campus, Shillong from 25th Oct. to 29th Oct. 2010.
  • Participated in the workshop of “North East Training Programme on Statistical Data Analysis” organized by Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata and Dept. of Statistics, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh from 26th Nov. to 30th Nov. 2013.
  • Participated in the workshop of “Implementation of Dibrugarh University B.Ed. Curriculum 2014” organized by Dept. of Education, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh and Sponsored by the MHRD, Govt. of India from 11th June to 13th June 2014.
  • Participated in the workshop on “Curriculum Design, Preparation of ICT Enabled Course Plan and Teaching Plan for student centric learning” organized by Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh from 11th Sept. to 13th Sept. 2014.
  • Participated in the one day workshop on “Digital India” organized by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India at Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh on 20th Sept. 2016.
  • Participated in the Two Day orientation Programme for NSS Programme Officers at Dibrugarh University on 18th & 19th May 2017.
  • Participated in the One Day orientation Programme for NSS Programme Officers at Department of Communication and Journalism, Gauhati University in association with UNICEF on 8th July 2017.
  • Participated in the Seven Days workshop on SLM writing at DODL DU in association with IGNOU from 26th July to 1st August 2017.
  • Participated in the five Day Training Programme on Life Skills, Leadership and Personality development organized by Regional Directorate of NSS Guwahati under Ministry of Youth affairs and Sports at Dibrugarh University from 17th to 21st August 2017.
  • Participated as representation of Assam in the North East NSS Festival 2017 held at Agartala organized by State NSS Cell, Govt. of Tripura in collaboration with Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India from 11th Sept. to 15th Sept 2017.

5 Details of refresher/Orientation /Industrial training attended:

  •  28 days Orientation Course attended at Academic Staff College, Burdwan University form 6th Jan, 2015 to 2nd Feb, 2015.
  • 21 days Special Winter School (Refresher course) attended at HRDC, Mizoram University from 22nd Nov. 2016 to 12th Dec. 2016.

 6. Workshop conducted as Coordinator :

  • Workshop on “ICT in Education and Language Proficiency” sponsored by MHRD, Govt. of India, from 8th to 11th sept. 2014 in the Dept. of Education, Dibrugarh University. 

 7.  Research Guidance:

  • Guide of M.Ed. level dissertation at Department of Education, Dibrugarh University on “A Study of Implementation of RTE Act, 2009 in the Elementary Schools of Dibrugarh Town”   in 2014.
  • Guide of M.Ed level dissertation at Department of education, Dibrugarh University on "A study of Dropouts at lower elementary level in Dibrugarh District." in 2015.
  • Guide of M.Ed. level dissertation at Department of Education, Dibrugarh University on “Role of School management and Development Committees (SMDCs)  in Management of Provincialized secondary schools of Jaypur Block of Dibrugarh District” in 2017.

 

8. Resource Person in the Workshop

  • Participated as a Resource Person in workshop organized by KKHSOU Study Centre, Digboi College, on “Unit plan and Lesson plan Preparation” on   2013.
  • Participated as a Resource Person in workshop organized by KKHSOU Study Centre, Digboi College, on “Preparation of Blue print of Question Paper”  on   2013.
  • Participated as a Resource Person in workshop organized by KKHSOU Study Centre, Sivasagar College, on “ Teacher as a facilitators” and “RTE 2009” on 30th and 31st  Dec.  2013.
  • Participated as a Resource Person in workshop organized by KKHSOU Study Centre, Digboi College, on “Teaching Skills”  on  4th and 5th January 2014.
  • Participated as a Resource Person in workshop organized by IQAC, Digboi College, on “skill development course for Elementary Teachers”  on 22nd and 23rd March 2014.
  • Participated as a Resource Person in MHRD Sponsored workshop organized by Department of Education, Dibrugarh University  on “Twenty First centuary Skills for Secondary School Teachers”  on 27th  and 28th March 2014.
  • Participated as a Resource Person in MHRD Sponsored workshop organized by Department of Education, Dibrugarh University  on “Mental health, Physical Health and RTE”  on 4th  July 2014 at Balai Janajati  high School.
  • Participated as a Resource Person in MHRD Sponsored workshop organized by Department of Education, Dibrugarh University  on “Lesson Planning”  from 1st to 3rd Sept. 2014.
  • Participated as a Resource Person in MHRD Sponsored workshop organized by Department of Education, Dibrugarh University  on “ICT in Education and Language Proficiency”  from 8th  to 11th  Sept. 2014.
  • Participated as a Resource Person in career counseling camp organized by Madhupur High School, Dibrugarh on 24th Feb. 2015.
  • Participated as a Resource Person in workshop organized by IQAC, Digboi College, on “Teaching at Elementary level”  on 1st  March 2015.
  • Participated as a Resource Person in workshop organized by KKHSOU Study centre  Doomdoma College, on “Leadership in School Management”  on 21st July 2015.
  • Participated as a Resource Person in workshop organized by Digboi College on “Question Paper Setting”  on 6th  March 2016.
  • Participated as a Resource Person in workshop organized by Digboi College on “Question Paper Setting”  on 12th  March 2017.
  • Participated as a Resource Person in workshop organized by Dibrugarh university on “Teacher Education programme for Pre School and Primary School”  from 14th march to 28th march 2017. 
  • Participated as a Resource Person in workshop organized by KKHSOU Study Centre, Doomdoma College for D.El.Ed Programme on “Question paper setting” and “Teacher as facilitator” on 16th  July 2017.
  • Participated as a Resource Person in workshop organized by KKHSOU Study Centre, Sivasagar  College for D.El.Ed Programme on “Question paper setting” and “Teacher as facilitator” on 20th  July 2017.
  • Participated as Resource Person in Orientation programme on Career Counselling for Nodal Teachers organized by District Administration, Dibrugarh on 9th August 2017 at District Library, Dibrugarh.
  • Participated as Resource Person in the five Day Training Programme on Life Skills, Leadership and Personality development organized by Regional Directorate of NSS Guwahati under Ministry of Youth affairs and Sports at Dibrugarh University and delivered a lecture on the topic of “Development of Life Skills among the youth” from 17th to 21st August 2017.

 

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