Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT)- School of Education

Activities

 

School of Education component
under
Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching

 

 


Quarterly Report -2
July 1 to September 30, 2019

 

 

 

Submitted by: Tata Institute of Social Sciences (School of Education Component)

Submitted to: Joint Secretary, PMMMNMTT, MHRD , Government of India

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1. Introduction-

TISS had applied to the MHRD under the PMMMNMTT for the School of Education component. The proposal was submitted in November 2018 to the MHRD. MHRD provided a sanction through PAB held on Feb 1, 2019. The relevant portion of the minutes (communication dated Feb 18, 2019) from the PAB meeting are as follows-

  • TISS - Component applied for (School of Education) approved. Only recurring grants will be eligible under the scheme. No regular academic positions can be created. Only contractual engagements with fixed honoraria are permissible. For no recurring grants, TISS may apply through HFA.                                              
  •                                                                                 (PAB Minutes, Feb 18, 2019)

2. TISS received the first tranche of the first instalment of Rs 46,00,000 on 23rd May 2019, after which, the following activities (refer table below) have been performed under the supported component to strengthen the School of Education. Considering the approval of the PAB, TISS has deployed adequate number of staff, from 1st April 2019 to ensure the smooth functioning of activities proposed under the project.

 
3. Team

Number of faculty: 19

Number of technical and admin staff: 18

These staff and faculty are supported by a large pool of faculty working at TISS

Link on TISS website (Team)-

https://tiss.edu/view/6/projects/pandit-madan-mohan-malviya-national-mission-on-tea/team-12/

 

3. The progress against activities proposed:  

  S   No

Major Activities Progress in Quarter 1 Progress in Quarter 2 Quarter 3 & 4
I

Long term Courses                                                               
  
1.

MA (Teachers Education )- Two- year Master course for Teachers Educators and Researchers in

domain of Education <beneficiaries 27>

The programme began on 10 June 2019, and of 30 seats advertised, 27 were filled.

Semester 1

concluded

 
Oct – Dec 2019

 

An Education Resource Centre (ERC) was launched at TISS to support the functioning of the programmes

(Annexure 1)

1.
Student will undertake Field attachments and Semester 2. (Nov- Mar)

 Batch 2: Call for admissions and national entrance test.

http://admissions.tiss.edu/view/10/admissions/ma-admissions/master-of-arts-education/ (30 seats)

2.

MA Education (Elementary )

Blended

 
On-going programme.

Batch 14 Session started on 13 May 2019. Total intake 68 (Senior 33 + Junior 35)

Batch 14 Commenced from.

semester I &3(May-Aug 2019)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

& Semester 1& 3 ongoing

 An Education Resource Centre (ERC) was launched at TISS to support the functioning of the programmes

Students launch Riyaz a magazine to promote student writing and reflection

Students will complete Semester 2&4 (October-March 2019)

 
Batch 15-

Call for admissions

http://admissions.tiss.edu/view/10/admissions/ma-admissions/ma-in-education- elementary

3.

M.Phil

ongoing programme total students current on rolles 9

Session started on 17 June, 2019

 

Semester 1&3 completed

Semester 2&4 will be completed

 The next batch will commence in June 2020

Link -call for admissions on TISS website

(to be announced shortly)

4.

Ph.D.

Ongoing programme. Session started on 17 June, 2019

Total students enrolled – 25

ongoing research

 

ongoing research

The next batch will commence in June 2020

Link -call for admissions on TISS website

(to be announced shortly

5.

Launch of Integrated B.Ed./M.Ed.- Three year pre service course for Teachers and Teachers Educators

Academic Council approved - start from 2019 & NCTE permission granted.

  An Education Resource Centre (ERC) was launched at TISS to support the functioning of the programmes

Admission call for 50 seats notified in for academic session 2020.

http://admissions.tiss.edu/view/10/admissions/ma-admissions/integrated-bed-med-three-years/

 II.

Short Term Courses    
5.

In-service teacher training- for teachers and Teacher Educators

 

 

Telangana: 482 teachers

(Annexure 3 A)

Chhattisgarh: 84 teachers

(Annexure 4A)

Telangana: 200 proposed

Chhattisgarh: 200 proposed

 

  For Head Teachers

West Bengal: 50

(Annexure 3)

Telangana: 316

(Jangaon -140

Sircilla -042

Warangal -134) (Annexure 3B)

Chhattisgarh: 30

(Annexure 4 B)

 
III.

Research  and Development   
6.

Resource Material development - To identify and translate or produce original works in Indian languages for use in education departments (Integrated BA/B.Ed./BSc.

B.Ed./B.Ed. and MEd)

B.Ed Textbook Series –Working title

‘Learning to Teach, Teaching to Learn’

7 titles proposed:

(i)Adolescent Learners in India- Author- Dr Gomathi Jatin

(ii)Pedagogy of Languages – Dr Nishevita Jayendran

(iii)Pedagogy of Mathematics- Dr Arindam Bose, Dr Ruchi Kumar, Ms Bindu Thirumalai

(iv)Pedagogy of Science – Prof Mythili Ramchand, Dr Shamin Padalkar, Dr Amit Dhakulkar

(v)Knowledge and Learning- Prof Mythili Ramchand and Dr Poonam Sharma

(vi)ICT and New Media in Education- Dr Amina Charania

(vii)State, Policy and Education- Prof Ajay Singh

Proposal for initial 4 textbooks accepted by Routledge under textbook series, for publication. Contacts under finalisation.

(Annexure 5 A,

Annexure 5 B,

Annexure 5 C,

Annexure 5 D,

Annexure 5 E)

 

Textbook development with workshops
   

Materials translated into Kannada

(i)McComas: History of Science Approach- Science

(ii)“Surely you’re joking, Mr. Feynman!”- Mathematics

(iii)Sita's solitaire- Mathematics

(iv)Video Sub-title: “How you can be good at Math by Jo Boaler”

   
7.

OER curation and adaptation: with teachers and teachers educators -

action research

 

 

Educational Design workshop held with 30 Teacher Educators- May 27 to 31, 2019: 30 Teacher Educators

(Annexure 6)

CLIX OER platform released with multilingual resources (Hindu, English, Telugu)

OER curation workshop: Chhattisgarh: 30

OER Curation workshop: Telangana: 30

OER platform dissemination: potential 2000 teacher (not added in direct beneficiary numbers below)

8. Research on Annual Report on Teachers and Teaching

Concept note prepared

(Annexure 7)

Designing of methodology

 

Tool preparation and survey and preliminary analysis
9.

Three Small Research Studies -

 

2 research studies approved and initiated

 
1.Impact on Mathematics Teachers’ Beliefs, Knowledge and Practice through Lesson Study on Teaching of Fractions and Proportions’- Dr Ruchi Kumar

(Annexure 8)

2.Title:Exploring the nature of classroom talk in an Indian ESL class- Jennifer Thomas

( Annexure 9)

ongoing

one more research study approved

 

work in progress presented
 

Total beneficiaries:

 

50+ 95 Students

=145

942 +95 Students

=1037

460+95 Students

=555