Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research

Synergy with Teacher Education Institutions


The School Synergy Initiative seeks to build an active collaboration with teacher education institutions in Mumbai. Interactive sessions of two hour duration each are conducted once a month for student teachers. Each interactive sesssion seeks to revolve around selected themes and comprise of perspective building around the resources followed by discussion and exploration of the resources.

Among the activities planned are Gaming, Children’s literature, Understanding creative writing, Misconceptions with regard to topics in Science, Maths, Social studies, Policies and practices in teacher education, Equity, Social justice and Inclusion, Quality in education, Research writing, Material design and development. The activities will be held at the Educational Resource Centre (ERC). The ERC will also hold reading seminars and other activities/themes as per the needs and demands of the student teachers.

The following two sessions have been conducted-

‘Active learning in Mathematics’ by Ms Bindu Thirumalai on Nov 13, 2019

Active learning in Mathematics with the student of Mumbai University.

 ‘Game design in learning’ by Ms Punam Medh on Dec 11, 2019

Game Design in Learning with the student of the Mumbai University

 A total of fifty five students from four teacher education institutions in Mumbai have participated in the first two sessions.

The third session of this initiative will be conducted in the second week of January 2020.