Prof. Yagnamurthy Sreekanth is a Professor in Education (Assessment Studies) and Principal, at the Regional Institute of Education, Mysuru. Prior to this, he served as faculty in the Department of Educational Measurement and Evaluation, Curriculum Group and the Department of Secondary Education, NCERT. He served as an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Management Information System, National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA) and as Professor and In-Charge, National Talent Search Scheme and Head, Educational Survey Division, NCERT.
His recent publications include- How Do Students Perform at the School-level? A Cross-Sectional Analysis at the National level, in the upcoming Routledge edited book titled “Persisting Challenges of Equity, Quality and Inclusion in Education - Insights and Way Forward”; Cross-border Objectification: Implications for the Objectified Women in the East, in the Journal of Gender and Power (2019); Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation(CCE) in ‘The Curriculum Journal, UK (2017): Education in a Low Fee Private Unaided Recognized School: A Case Study in Learning and Teaching Journal, Australia (2014); Choice in School: Its Scope and Importance in Education and Society Journal, Australia (2013); How Schools function in the districts affected by Left-wing extremism in India in Asian Education and Development Studies (2013); Reservation for Economically Weaker Section Children in Unaided Private Schools: Policy and Practice in International Journal for Educational Studies (2013); Commentary on Reviews of James Tooley's, The Beautiful Tree and Tooley's reply (2011) in Journal of School Choice, Routledge, USA; Dynamics of Public and Private Sector Participation in Education: A perspective on India and beyond (2011) in Educare: International Journal of Educational Studies; Parents' Involvement in the Education of their Children: Indicators of the level of Involvement (2011) in International Journal about Parents in Education: A Journal of European Research Network about Parents in Education; Bullying: an element accentuating social segregation (2009), Education 3-13, International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education, UK.
He Acted as a reviewer for the Cambridge Journal of Education, Social Change, and The Professional Geographer, a Journal of Association of American Geographers; Currently, he is a Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Educational Issues, Las Vegas, United States; Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, Canada. His areas of interest are Students Assessment, School Leadership, education under public and private sectors, educational quality and accountability. He has also published three books, Naa(ri)galam, Naa(ri)patham (Telugu) and Defying Debacles (English).