School of Education Studies
My doctoral work, in the domain of sociology of higher education, engages with academic reforms and dynamics of change in universities through a case study of University of Delhi. My research interests include educational reforms: policy and practice; educational leadership and institutional change; academic cultures; gender and education; and science education.
Navani, Manasi Thapliyal. (2019). Problematizing reform thinking in Indian higher education: Choice-based credit system and centralized curriculum framing. MERI: Journal of Education. Vol XIV (2), pp. 72-88.
Navani, Manasi Thapliyal (2020). Transition to Higher Education and Equitable Learning Outcomes: Challenges for Indian Higher Education. Higher Education for the Future, 7 (2), 118-131. https://doi.org/10.1177/2347631120930537
Navani, Manasi Thapliyal (2020, September), Examining the implications of the FYUP on Indian Higher Education: A reflection on NEP 2020. The New Leam. Retrieved from: https://www.thenewleam.com/2020/09/examining-the-implications-of-the-fyup-on-indian-higher-education-a-reflection-on-the-nep-2020/
Navani, Manasi Thapliyal (2020, 14 November). "Digital Classroom as empathic space: Thinking through pedagogic objectives in Covid times". Research paper presented online in the international conference, Conference for Higher Education Research, CHER 2020-Hong Kong, organized by Lingnan University, University of Bath and Durham University, 13-14 November 2020.
Navani, Manasi Thapliyal (2020, 24 September). "Reforming Higher Education: Text and Contexts". Online paper presentation in the Webinar on Examining the politics of educational reforms: NEP 2020 and higher education, organized by the Comparative Education Society of India (CESI), 24 September 2020.
Navani, Manasi Thapliyal (2020, 28 October). "Gendered Implications of NEP 2020 on HE in India". Paper presented in the online panel discussion, XXXIV Gender and Economic Policy Discussion Forum, organized by Institute of Social Studies Trust in collaboration with Heinrich Boll Stiftung, India, 28 October 2020.
Navani, Manasi Thapliyal (2020, 21 December). "Science Classroom as a gendered space". Paper presented at the webinar on Inquiry in Science Classrooms, organized by Aditi Mahavidyalaya, University of Delhi, 21 December 2020.
Navani, Manasi Thapliyal (2019, 9 November). "Becoming entrepreneurial and innovative: Repurposing the debate in Indian Higher Education" Paper presented at the 2nd IAFOR Conference for Higher Education Research, organized by the International Academic Forum and Lingnan University, Hong Kong, 8-10 November 2019, at Lingnan University, Hong Kong.
Navani, Manasi Thapliyal (2019, 10 December). "Internal Quality Assurance and massification of higher education in India: Unpacking the dynamics of the emergent academic audit culture". Paper presented at the 10th Annual International Conference of the Comparative Education Society of India (CESI), 9-11 December 2019, at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi.