There is a pressing need for strong educators, who introduce and develop innovative pedagogies in the educational set up today, to produce creative and strong leaders of the future.
Today the world is getting engulfed in social and economic changes at a pace never known to humankind before. It has become more than important to continue making efforts to evolve our education system and design our curriculum to meet the challenges of this dynamic society. There is a pressing need for strong educators, who introduce and develop innovative pedagogies in the educational set up today, to produce creative and strong leaders of the future.
Dr. Reshma Wadhwani Vats holds a PhD from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi; MA (English) and MA (Sociology) from Kamraj University, Madurai; and BA (English Hons) from the University of Delhi. She completed B.Ed. from Jamia Millia Islamia University and M.Ed. from Jiwaji University, Gwalior. She has participated and presented papers in many national and international conferences/seminars apart from attending several conferences and workshops.
Dr. Reshma has over 12 years of experience in adopting education technology tools and applications. She has worked as a Senior Trainer with Learning Links Foundation and CRISP and has trained several teachers across India on varied themes of Education. Reshma has also worked in Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia for the European Union ‘Bamboo for Sustainable Development Project’ as Project Associate; and Senior Project Associate with Ambedkar University Delhi for the Tata Trust funded ‘MA (ECCE)’ Programme. Reshma’s current research interests are on the use of information and communication technology in education, early childhood care and education, use of multimedia and new media in education, blended and hybrid learning in education, social psychology, and study of community radio.
Dr. Shivjot Gill completed her Ph.D. with expertise in the field of positive and sports psychology. Her research work involved interdisciplinary engagement with a focus on exploring the impact of mental training methods on well-being and other health components of Indian athletes. She holds a Bachelor with majors in Psychology from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar and Master of Sciences with expertise in counselling and clinical psychology from Punjabi University, Patiala. She has completed Level one Compassionate Integrity Trainer (CIT) certified by Life University, USA and UNESCO -MGIEP.
In addition to academics, she has contributed to the field of sports for 11 years as an athlete and has competed at National and International level in Shotgun shooting. In past, Shivjot has worked with various organisations as a sport psychologist namely Punjab Armed Police (P.A.P), Jalandhar, Army Cadets Corps (NCC) of Punjab, Haryana, H.P and Chandigarh and Archery Team, Punjabi University, Patiala.
She has also presented her work at various international conferences both in India and abroad and has been actively involved in social research projects with UNESCO and Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). Her interest also lies in learning and exploring more about the concepts related to human development, flourishing and creativity in a competitive environment such as sports, music & dance and military.
As an educator with a varied experience spanning schools, colleges, universities and departments of DBRAU, Agra, GGSIPU, Delhi, University of Delhi, Dr Anees has been working in the education sector for nine years. This includes firsthand experience of problems at the primary level for school children as she has served at the UP Basic Education Department in the past. The concerns she has had have always been about the improvement of the quality of education, enhancing the reflective power of students, making learning simple and understandable and facilitating learning for life. When she was associated with the Enabling Unit of CIE, Delhi University, she developed the academic learning material and facilitated psychological inclusion for visually-challenged students.
Her areas of interest are stress management, educational psychology, learning and teaching, counselling psychology and pedagogy of commerce.
Saba Anees holds a Doctorate Degree in Education from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi; M.Com (Finance), M.Ed from Aligarh Muslim University and MA (Psychology) from IGNOU. Apart from this, she completed her B.Ed from Aligarh Muslim University. She cleared her UGC NET & JRF in Education in June 2011. She also cleared UGC NET in Commerce in the year 2018. She is CTET and UPTET qualified too. She has several paper presentations in National and International Conferences and Seminars to her credit so far.
Dr. Sneha Mishra is a Ph.D in Psychology from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi; MA in Applied Psychology from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi and BA from Isabella Thoburn College, University of Lucknow. She has presented papers in different national and international conferences and has published papers in reputed journals and edited book. Her areas of interest include Organizational Behaviour, Social and Positive Psychology.