Madhusudhan Ramesh

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Disability Studies
  • Universal Design
  • Inclusive Education
  • Dyslexic School Experience


After working as a design researcher in the healthcare sector for six years, Madhusudhan began his work in education in 2014 with STiR Education — a teacher-training NGO where he designed and ran programmes in classroom pedagogy, school leadership, and teacher motivation. 

Drawing from his experience of being a person with dyslexia, Madhusudhan started working in the area of disability studies and inclusive education with EkStep Foundation. He later secured a Chevening scholarship to study inclusive education (MSc) at University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Before joining the University, his work focused on teacher professional development at schools and NGOs and teaching high school children with learning difficulties. He has a Bachelor’s degree in sociology, economics and industrial relations from St. Joseph’s College, Bengaluru.

His research interests are in capturing the dyslexic school experience of young people; the intersection of teacher agency, inclusive pedagogy, and teacher professional development; and universal design.

He is currently involved with Diploma courses in Inclusive Education, Learning Disability, and the MA Education elective course in Inclusive Education.