Alka Sehgal Cuthbert

Alka Sehgal Cuthbert PhD

Co-editor of "What Should Schools Teach? Disciplines, subjects and the pursuit of truth"

Dr. Alka Sehgal Cuthbert is a teacher, independent researcher, and writer on education. She has a Master’s in Cultural Studies, a Master’s in Education Research, and currently she is completing her PhD at Cambridge University on nature and the role of knowledge in education, and its redefinition in late 20th century. She works as Director and Head of Education for the campaign Don't Divide Us. She is also an educational advisor and writes regularly on education for both public and academic publications. She is co-editor and contributor of What Should Schools Teach? Disciplines, Subjects and the Pursuit of Truth (UCL Press) and contributor to Moral and Political Discourses in Philosophy of Education (Routledge India). Her research interests are liberal education (philosophy), education and democracy (sociology), and aesthetics.