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Jagjit Kaur

Postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Digitisation, AI and Society, Ashoka University

Ph.D. Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Dr. Jagjit Kaur is a Postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Digitisation, AI and Society, Department of Computer Science, Ashoka University. She is trying to research upon the intersection of new computer technologies and their sociological ramifications in the present context. She has completed her Ph.D at Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, worked on Technology, self and communication in education.  She read for the M.Phil in education from Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies and her dissertation was on Globalization and Early Childhood Education. Her primary research interests are digitization in the present context, education, curriculum, self and pedagogy in the present times characterized by liberalization, globalization and privatization. She has completed Bachelors in Elementary Education from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University and M.A. in sociology at School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University. As a Bachelors student, she also did a research-based project on children’s literature and it’s relevance in the classroom as a part of course work. She has presented various papers on Gender, Digitization of education, Education in the post-independence era in India and so on at prestigious conferences. Her writings have been published in reputed journals such as Indian Journal of Educational Technology, National Council of Education, Research and Training, India among many others. She has worked for approximately two years as a Teaching Associate for a project of the Office of the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, Ashoka University, trying to develop workshops and courses on digitization and education in the present context. She has worked as an education specialist for Flow India, curriculum developer for IL&FS Education and Technology Ltd., Inspire Education on a freelance basis.

Study at Ashoka

Study at Ashoka

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