Areas of Interest & Expertise
- Early Childhood Education
- Childhood Studies
- Philosophy of Care
- Sibling Care in Different Cultures
Prior to this, Shipra was working on her PhD thesis titled Ecology of care of children by siblings. She has worked with NGOs such as The Teacher Foundation, Aga Khan Foundation (as Freelance consultant) and Gramin Shiksha Kendra (as Freelance consultant) on projects in early childhood education, curriculum development, promoting caring and sensitive environment in schools.
Understanding developing children in school contexts.
Publications and Writings
- Children as Carers for their Siblings in Indian Families: Using Dialogical Self Theory to examine Children’s Narratives published in International Journal of Dialogical Sciences with Dr. Nandita Chaudhary and Dr. Bhanumathi Sharma as co-authors.
- Children Finding Their Ways Through Life Spaces: Glimpses from the Indian Ecology in the book Resistance in Everyday Life: Constructing cultural experiences with Dr. Bhanumathi Sharma as co- author.