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

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 6-8, 2018;  LocationNirmala College, Ranchi, Jharkhand
 
2. Level 1 Pedagogy Workshops for College Science Teachers at Kolkata, West Bengal and Jaipur, Rajasthan in collaboration with DBT (Govt. of India) and British Council
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 analytical and critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities. During the 3-day workshops, participants prepare RBPTs in their own subject, which are reviewed by their peers and the experts. The workshops also give teachers a platform to network with peers and to get information on funding opportunities. 
Both workshops will have the same content and will be conducted by a team from Sheffield Hallam University, UK along with experts from India. Teachers from all basic science disciplines, teaching UG or PG level courses from all over India are eligible to apply. There are no registration fees and travel alowance will be paid to selected particpants.
I. Dates: September 23-26, 2018;  LocationKolkata, West Bengal
II. Dates: September 28 - October 1, 2018;  LocationJaipur, Rajasthan
 

October 2018

1. Regional Pedagogy Workshop for College Science Teachers at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh in collaboration with DBT/DST, Govt. of India and HRDC, Integral University, Lucknow
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 Uttar Pradesh are eligible to participate.
Dates: October 23-25, 2018;  Location: HRDC, Integral University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
 

November 2018

1. Induction Programme for College Teachers
This full-time 4-week residential induction programme for newly recruited teachers of undergraduate courses in basic sciences is aimed to orient participants 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. As per new UGC Regulations, this programme is equivalent with Orientation Programmes of UGC for Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) requirements. 
Selected participants will be provided double sharing accommodation and food for duration of the course. Outstation participants will be reimbursed round trip 3-tier AC train fare (shortest route) from place of residence. Participants are expected to stay for the full duration of the programme. It is mandatory for all the participants to attend all sessions. Further details
Eligibility: Committed and motivated new teachers (regular / ad-hoc / visitiing / CHB) keen to adopt learner-centric methods, new approaches to teaching- learning and assessment tools in higher education, aged less than 35 years (as on November 12, 2018 with 1-3 years experience of teaching any basic science dicipline at undergraduate level are eligible to apply.
Dates: November 12 to December 8, 2018   Click to apply  (Last date: September 25, 2018)
 
2. Workshops on Science Administration & Management, and Science Journalism for Women for Women (Level 1 & 2), in collaboration with Newton Bhabha Fund, British Council
These workshops will be conducted by a team from Coventry University, UK. The Level 1 workshops will bepreceded by a one-day orientation by Indian experts. It aims to open up new career avenues to retain trained women in science and generate a trained workforce to take on emerging roles in the growing scientific enterprise. Level 1 workshop will have included in-depth discussions and assignments that will give participants a feel for careers in this field.
Selected participants from each Level 1 workshop will be able to participate in respective Level 2 workshops. These 2-day workshops will be an advance training in science administration & management, and science journalism and will beconducted by the same team from Coventry University, UK
Sci. Journalism
Level 1: November 12-15, 2018 (Register); Level 2: January 7-8, 2019
Sci. Admin & Mgmt
Level 1: November 26-29, 2018 (Register); Level 2: January 9-10, 2019

 

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