Vivekananda Institute for Leadership Development

An Initiative of Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement

VLEAD Faculty Members

Well Qualified Staff


Dr. N. Ramkumar holds a Master’s degree in Education and Ph.D in Education , he is currently working as Team Lead- Tribal Education, Teacher Education, Training and Research at Swami Vivekandnad Youth Movement, Saragur, since 2014.He has worked with reputed research organisation and was engaged in many government projects.



Books (Monograph):

  • As a second author in “Strengthening middle level education institutions: Experiences from the District Quality Education Project”, Chamarajanagar. (Draft version, book yet to be published), WIPRO Fellowship Support.

Articles Published in books/journals:

  • Diwakar, Suparna, Ramkumar.N and Gurumurthy,kasinathan (2012) “Strengthening of District Education in Karnataka , Experiences from Project Samarth”, in Empowering Teachers.(ed), Prism books publications Pvt. limited, Bangalore. ISBN number 978-81-7286-745-4 (Second author).
  • Panigrahi, S.C, Ramkumar,N and Rajendran M. (2010), “Acquisition of Science Process Skills in Constructionist Science Classroom” Published in School Education in India: Quality Improvement Techniques (Ed.) S. Kumar, New Century Publications, New Delhi. ISBN: 978-81-7708-226-5(Second author),
  • Ramkumar.N, Xavier and Siri (2001) “Into the mind of a child”, Teacher plus (July-August), No.73,pp. 5-6 ( As a school teacher explored a problem of a children with learning difficulties.).ISSN- 0973778 ( First author).

Seminars Attended and Paper presented (Selected) : 

  • Invited to Participate as a delegate to Multi Grade Multi Level Methodologies and their Global Significance, World Conference, IIT, Chennai 17th to 19 th February, 2016.
  • Participated in International Conference on Education as a Driver for Sustainable Development Goals , Contributed in two sessions on Budding Teacher Programme and Vocational Educational Programme during January 11-13, 2016. CEE, Ahmedabad,INDIA.
  • Presented a paper (third author) entitled ‘Voices from the field-Life Skill Programme of Prema Vidya, at Regional Seminar on Current Practices in School Education,RIE Mysore, 9th and 10th October, 2014.
  • Presented a Paper entitled “Integrated Block and Cluster Development (IBCD) Programmes.
  • Experiences, Achievements & Future Challenges”. State level seminar on Karnataka’s Elementary Education System; Experiences, Achievements and Future Challenges. 6 to 7th October 2006, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore.
  • ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship (2000-2002)
  • UGC/NET, Eligibility for Lectureship in Education, June 1997.

Education/ Degree

  • Ph.D. in Education


Tribal Education, Teacher Education

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