Nidhi Singal

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Cambridge University


Nidhi Singal is Professor of Disability and Inclusive Education at the Faculty of Education, and Vice President of Hughes Hall College, University of Cambridge. She has worked extensively with children and young people with disabilities in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Her research examines the educational experiences of children with disabilities, the quality of teaching and learning in mainstream classrooms, and the impact of schooling.  Throughout her career, Nidhi has worked closely with global donor and bilateral agencies and international non-governmental organisations assisting them in developing research projects, undertaking programme evaluations and providing evidence-based policy advice on a wide range of issues aimed at fulfilling commitments towards inclusive education. She has numerous publications, aimed at academic and policy audiences, focusing on educational inequalities and methodological issues in undertaking educational research with marginalised groups in the Global South.