, Mumbai campus
Ph.D. in Education, TISS MumbaiM.A. in Sociology, Madurai Kamraj UniversityM.Sc. Life Sciences, Madras University
Meera Chandran is Assistant Professor at the Centre for Innovation Education and Action Research, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. She teaches courses on Teacher Education and Research Methodology in the Masters in Education and Elementary Education programmes. She is the Lead, Research of Connected Learning Initiative (winner of UNESCO-King Hamad Prize for the Use of ICTs in Education-2017). Meera's current research interests include Teachers' work as social practice, Political economy of education, Teacher knowledge and identity, Comparative Education and ICT in Education.
Meera has over 15 years of experience in Social Science Research including 13 years of research experience in Education including areas of Sociology of Education, Teacher Professional Development & ICT in Education. She has about 8 years of teaching experience in Masters programmes, and has taught courses on Sociology of Education and Social Research. She has developed and conducted numerous courses in the in-service teacher development programmes.
Teachers' work as Social Practice
Political Economy of Education
Teacher Knowledge & Identity
ICT in Education
2019 - Teacher accountability and education restructuring: An exploration of teachers’ work identities in an urban school for poor in India - [Journal Paper under review]
2018 - Political Economy of Reforms in Teacher Professionalisation and Quality – A Comparative Study of India and Indonesia. Co-authors: Padma Sarangapani & Sumana Srikant. Comparative International Education Society March 2018, Mexico City.
2016 - Digital Resources for Teachers’ Professional Learning: Some Lessons in, ed. Nawani, Disha, Sage Publications, New Delhi. [Book Chapter] ISBN: 9789351509264
2015 - Teachers’ Work and Search for Identity, A Study of State School Teachers, Annual International Conference of Comparative Education Society of India, Dec 14-16, Azim Premji University. Bangalore
2014 - Bangalore: ‘Teachers’ Work and Identity, A Case for Strengthening Knowledge Relations’, International conference on Philosophy of Education, May 12 -14, Azim Premji University, Bangalore
2014 - Breaking the Intellectual Isolation of the Teacher, E Social Sciences, pp. 24-31, http://www.esocialsciences.org/eSS_essay/science_education/science.pdf
2012 - A Design Experiment in Whole Class Technology Integration – A Point of Entry for Teacher Professional Development. Comparative Education Society of India (CESI) 2012 Annual International Conference, Oct 10-12, University of Jammu.
2018 - Present
2012 – 2015
2005 – 2010
2016 - Present
2012 - 2015
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