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Upcoming Activities of the Centre of Excellence in Science and Mathematics Education (COESME)
 

May 2018

1. Induction Programme for College Teachers
Full-time 3.5-week residential induction programme for newly recruited teachers of undergraduate courses in basic sciences. The programme will orient them on various aspects of teaching-learning, instructional methodologies, assessment and evaluation techniques, and ICT enabled teaching learning and equip them with knowledge of University rules and regulations, basics of governance and administration which is essential for their teaching career.
Dates: May 1-27, 2018 
 
2. Summer Camp for Rural Students, in association with VidnyanVahini
The camp will be for selected class VIII students from rural parts of Maharashtra and will include talks and interactions with scientists, hands-on lab sessions and viists to IISER Pune labs and other places of scientific interest.
Dates: May 21-25, 2018
 
3. Orientation Camp for Girl Students under Vigyan Jyoti Scheme (supported by Department of Science and Technology)
Under Department of Science and Technology (DST)'s  Vigyan Jyoti Scheme, IISER Pune will be organising an intensive three-week long orientation camp for girl students studying in class XI (science) from rural regions of Maharashtra.
The camp will aim to generate excitement and interest about science & technology among these girls, who will be on the verge of making career choices. It will provide an overview of various career paths and opportunities available in science in India and also an opportunity for the girls to interact with scientists, doctors, engineers, etc. working in diverse areas. There will be hands-on sessions in various branches of science as well as sessions on newer career paths like entrepreneurship, IPR, science communications, etc.
Dates: May 21 to June 9, 2018   More details

 

June 2018

1. Regional Pedagogy Workshop for College Science Teachers at Amravati, Maharashtra in collaboration with DBT/DST, Govt. of India and Shivaji Science College, Amravati
This is a part of a series of workshops, designed to introduce teachers to Research-based Pedagogical Tools (RBPTs), that focus on process of science rather than information, and help students develop critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. The workshops also give teachers a platform to network with peers and to get information on funding opportunities. The participants trained in previous national-level workshops by a team of experts from UK will be trainers in this workshop. Teachers from all science disciplines, teaching UG or PG level courses in and around Vidarbha are eligible to participate.
Dates: June 26-28, 2018;  Location: Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati, Maharashtra
 

July 2018

1. Hands-on Physics Workshop for KV Teachers, in collaboration with Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT)
There will be two workshops, each of 3 days, for selected Physics Post-Graduate Teachers of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan. They will focus on deeper understanding of the principles of physics and make participants feel the excitement of physics. Short but interesting low cost experiments, open house, linking of research activities  at IISER to what is taught in schools, will be some of the important aspects of the workshops. 
Dates: Batch I: July 4-6, 2018;  Batch II: July 9-11, 2018
 

September 2018

1. Regional Pedagogy Workshop for College Science Teachers at Ranchi, Jharkhand in collaboration with DBT/DST, Govt. of India and Nirmala College, Ranchi
This is a part of a series of workshops, designed to introduce teachers to Research-based Pedagogical Tools (RBPTs), that focus on process of science rather than information, and help students develop critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. The workshops also give teachers a platform to network with peers and to get information on funding opportunities. The participants trained in previous national-level workshops by a team of experts from UK will be trainers in this workshop. Teachers from all science disciplines, teaching UG or PG level courses in and around Jharkhand are eligible to participate.
Dates: September 25-27, 2018;  Location: Nirmala College, Ranchi, Jharkhand

 

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