Compiling this handbook has been a journey. It would not have been possible without the critical observations of many colleagues, who provided the much needed force to keep me out of my comfort zones, as also of those who constantly lubricated to prevent abrasions.

An earnest thanks to Professor U.S. Sharma, then Head and Dean, Department of Education, University of Delhi for considering me for this project and Professor Bharati Baveja, the next, Head and Dean, Department of Education, for her continued support.

A special thanks to MHRD, India for funding the project and granting the permission to publish it.

Loads of thanks to the following people:

Dr Alka Behari for her timely presence.

Dr Pankaj Arora and Dr D. Parimala for ...

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