Arjun Upadhyay is an education specialist who works at the intersection of adaptive learning and education.
As an associate director at Results for Development (R4D), Mr. Upadhyay leads and provides technical guidance on projects related to continuous teacher professional development, non-state actors in education, education technology, and early childhood education. At R4D, Arjun has contributed to numerous projects including the EdTech Hub, a needs assessment of low-fee private schools in Ghana, evaluations of the Global Partnership for Education, and adaptive learning projects in Senegal.
Prior to joining R4D, Mr. Upadhyay was an associate program officer at The Asia Foundation working education sector reform in the Philippines. He also consulted for the US Agency for International Development and the UN Institute for Training and Research and has published work for Early Childhood Matters magazine.
Mr. Upadhyay holds a master’s degree in international development with a focus on education from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a BA in international relations and economics from the College of Wooster. Upadhyay is a native speaker of English, is proficient in French and speaks conversational Nepali.