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NAME Prof .S. Y. Shah, Director
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Prof. S.Y. Shah is currently the Director of the International Institute of Adult and Lifelong Education, New Delhi. Earlier he served as a Professor and Director of Adult Continuing Education and Extension programme at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Senior Fellow at the National Institute of Adult Education, New Delhi and Joint Adviser, Education Division, Planning Commission, Government of India. As the Vice President of Indian Adult Education Association for over a decade and as an expert member/ Chairman of several committees of the National Literacy Mission, Government of India and the University Grants Commission and some of the university Departments of Adult Education and State Resource Centers in India, Professor Shah has been closely associated with the professional activities of nongovernmental and government organizations.

Professor Shah has had short stints of teaching and research at various overseas institution: DAAD Visiting Professor at Duisburg Essen and Julius Maximilian University, Germany; Erasmus Mundus Visiting Scholar of European Commission at the School of Education of Aarhus University, Denmark; Development Fellow of the Association of Commonwealth Universities at Warwick University in United Kingdom; Kellogg Visiting Scholar at Syracuse University in the U.S.; Senior Social Science Fellow of the Shastri Indo Canadian Institute at the Toronto University, Canada.

During his professional experience spanning over more than three decades, he completed twelve research / evaluation projects sponsored by the UNESCO-India, the Commonwealth of Learning, and UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Education, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Directorate of Adult Education and Asian South Pacific Bureau of Adult Education. He has over sixty publications including twelve books and more than forty presentations at various international conferences. . Currently, Professor Shah is the Executive President of the Reading Association of India and Vice President of Asian Society of Lifelong Learning and Advisory Committee member of the Adult Learning Documentation and Information Network of the UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning and the World Literacy of Canada. Professor Shah is a recipient of Nehru Literacy Award (2007)..

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