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Dr Gomathi Jatin

Associate Professor , Mumbai campus

Centre of Excellence in Teacher Education

B.Ed. M.Ed. Ph.D. (Education), SLET (Education),
Post Graduate Diploma in Management of Education,
MA English,
B.Sc. Physics

Dr. Gomathi Jatin is Associate Professor with the Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences.  With a Ph.D.in Education from the University of Mumbai, she has taught across courses in teacher education institutions and also nurtures keen interest in school and classroom practices. Her areas of interest include teacher education, school education, classroom pedagogy and practices, adolescent psychology, educational leadership and management and research.  She has conducted workshops related to classroom management, blended learning, cooperative learning and mentoring for action researches. She has also conducted communicative English sessions for vernacular medium student teachers to facilitate their English speaking, reading and writing skills. Her recent work includes research on school management committees across the states in India. She has also been a part of the team of the NCTE-COOL resources, where she created OERs for the course 'Childhood and Development'. She is actively involved in the formation, management and facilitation of the TALC CoP for teacher educators across the country. With a team of faculty, she recently conducted Design based workshops for teacher educators and student teachers on curating OERs and evaluating them. She also anchors the Synergy initiatives of the centre by collaborating with teacher education institutions and extending the activities of the centre to TEIs. 


Dr. Gomathi conducted a  study of fostering the ability of ‘learning to learn’ through the use of internet among secondary school students for her Master's Dissertation and her doctoral thesis was 'Relationship between Secondary School Students’ Educational Aspiration, Educational Resilience, Social Connectedness and Well-Being: A Mixed Methods Study.

Her research interests lie largely in the area of adolescent psychology, teacher education, classroom practices, school education  - pedagogic practices, educational management and leadership and ICT in education

Training for 'ICT in Education' vis Blended Learning Mode: Educators' Experiences and Perceptions, Published in i-manager’s Journal of Educational Technology, Volume 16, Issue 4, January-March. 2020, pp: 42-52. DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jet.16.4.16551

Theoretical perspectives on understanding secondary school students' psychosocial and educational outcomes, Published in Sanshodhan Chetana. Volume V, Issue III, December. 2016, pp: 13-29, ISSN:- 2319-5525                                                                                                                                                        An Enquiry into Secondary School Students’ Social Connectedness: A Journey, Published in International Inventive Multidisciplinary Journal Volume IV, Issue X, October. 2016, pp: 1-18, ISSN:- 2348-7135

Perceptions of Secondary School Students’ Well-being and Social Connectedness, Published in Special Issue of Scholarly Research Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies Volume 3/24, May-June. 2016, pp: 31-38, ISSN 2278-8808
Well-Being of a Student: Jain Perspective, Published in Nurturing The Whole Being For The 21st Century. ISBN: 978-81-924111-5-6, pp:78-85 
Social Connectedness: A Key Ingredient in Developing Social Skills, Published in Re-Envisioning Education with Smart Skills. ISBN: 978-81-924684-5-7, pp:69-75 
Promoting Social Connectedness and Well-Being in Adolescents: Need to Leverage Synergy of School-Family Partnerships, Published in International Inventive Multidisciplinary Journal Volume II, Issue VII, July. 2014, pp: 1-11, ISSN:- 2348-7135
Social Emotional Learning: A Bridge for Effective Education of an Envisioned Future, Published in PHCER – Academic Journal Volume 02, Issue 1, June-December, 2014, pp: 6-14, ISSN 2347-7512
A Study of Entrepreneurship Traits Among Final Year Undergraduate Women Students Published in Quality Enhancement Measures in Higher Educational Institutions. ISBN: 978-93-82062-56-1, pp:100-109 
A study of the perceptions of Teacher Educators of various B.Ed. Colleges in Mumbai about Transformational leadership skills of their Principals, Published in Golden Research Thoughts Volume 2, Issue. 5, Nov. 2012, pp: 1-4,  ISSN:-2231-5063
Work engagement and burnout: implications for health and well-being, Published in Managing Human Resources. ISBN: 978-81-924684-1-9, pp: 58-67.
Differing Views of Stakeholders on Credit Based Semester System (CBSS), Published in Fostering A Credit Based Semester System: Challenges and Opportunities. ISBN: 978-81-924258-0-1, pp: 45-51.
Teacher Educators’ expectations about their empowerment in their institution and strategies for Teacher Empowerment, Published in Empowering Teachers. ISBN: 978-81-7286-745-4, pp: 57-59.
Rethinking Learning Spaces: Promising Prospects of School-Home Partnership in Creating Effective Learning Environments, Published in Redefining Education Expanding Horizons. ISBN: 978-93-82302-56-8, pp: 122-133.
ICT and Academic Engagement: Developing 'Learning to Learn' Skills through the use of Internet Among Secondary School Students, Published in Teacher Education and ICT: Global Context, Policy And Framework. 
A Study of Social Connectedness and Well-Being of Secondary Students: An attempt to Promote Better Practices with a Blend of Humanistic Touch, Published in Enriching Education Sculpting Humane Professional. ISBN: 978-93-85512-07-0, pp: 336-345.




Research assistant for the UGC funded Major Research Project titled ‘Promoting Action Research for Continuing Professional Development among  In- Service Teachers through the Mentorship Model’.

A study on 'State of School Management Committees- A Study of SMCs in Four States of India  

Mainstreaming Child Labourers in Schools – Issues, Challenges and Alternatives

Presently working on two projects-

  • Understanding the concept of Teaching and Learning in Teacher Education Institutions in Mumbai city

Dr. Gomathi has experience in teaching at the B.Ed. level for the courses- namely Educational Management, International Education,  Science pedagogy, English pedagogy, ICT in Education, Language Across Curriculum, Learning and Teaching, Childhood and Growing Up, Critical Understanding of ICT, Childhood and Development.  At the Masters level, she has taught Management of Education, Learners and Learning, and Material Design and Development and Educational Leadership and Management for the MA Elementary Education. She also has experience in teaching across courses at the Early Childhood Education level. 

She presently teaches 

  • Learners and Learning (B.,ed.M.Ed. Integrated and M.A Education)
  • Educational Leadership and Management (MAEE)

Invited as resource person to deliver a talk on 'Teaching for Social Change' in a virual National Interdisciplinary conference at Rizvi college of education, Mumbai

Invited as a resource person to deliver a talk on 'Emotional Resilience and Wellness' at a Webinar Series organized by St. Xaviers Institutue, Mumbai

Invited as a resource person to conduct a workshop on 'Meaningful Reading: Key to Quality Research Review'  at MiT-ADT University, Pune

Invited to conduct a session on the topic “Interdisciplinary Research” for an Online Orientation Programme under RUSA organized by the UGC Human Resource Development Centre, University of Mumbai

Invited as external expert  for Ph.d. pre-synopsis panel for viva presentation at School of Education & Research, MIT Art, Design & Technology University, Pune

Invited as a resource person to conduct a workshop on 'Life Skills’ at St. Xaviers Institutue of Education, Mumbai

Conducted a session on Key ideas and concepts of Education for Centre for Lifelong Learning, TISS 

Invited as a resource person to take a workshop on  'Flipped Classrooms' for Teachers of Delhi Public Schools under the aegis of DPSS-HRDC 

Invited to take a session as a Speaker at the International Webinar on "Stress & Coping: Strategies to De-Stress" organized by Women Empowerment Cell (WEC), GITAM (Deemed to be University), Visakhapatnam, AP, India.

Email: gomathi.jatin[at]tiss[dot]edu