Faculty

Dr. Mukul Priyadarshini
Ph.D Linguistics

Mukul Priyadarshini holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Delhi. She has 19 years' experience of teaching in the B. El. Ed. Programme first at Lady Shri Ram College and currently at Miranda House, University of Delhi.
Mukul has been professionally associated with government organisations such as NCERT (and contributed towards the National Curriculum Framework), NCTE, CBSE etc. and civil society organisations such as Eklavya, Ankur Society for Alternatives in Education, Organisation for Early Literacy Promotion (OELP) etc. She has done several workshops for teachers of various kinds of government schools and private schoolsHer research interests include the position of Languages in Education, the discursive nature of Hindi, and politics of languages in multilingual societies. She has several publications to her credit in the field of language education and linguistics.

Ms. Suvasini
M.A., M.Phil, doing Ph.D

Ms. Suvasini has a Master's degree in psychology with a specialisation in developmental psychology. Her M.Phil in educational studies is from Department of Education, University of Delhi. She has been associated with the B.El.Ed. programme for over fifteen years now. She primarily teaches psychology courses in the program and has assumed various administrative responsibilities at different points in her career. She is presently pursuing PhD at the Centre of International Education, Department of Education and Social work, University of Sussex, under the supervision of Dr. Barbara Crossouard. Her PhD is fully funded through a grant from the University of Sussex (Chancellor's International Research Scholarship).
Her research interests are around issues of social class, schooling and youth.
In her research, she is exploring how classed subjectivities are shaped in an elite, private school in provisional India.She conducted an ethnographic study in an International Baccalaureate (IB) school located in Coimbatore district, an industrial region in Tamilnadu.

Ms. Neetu Rana
B.El.Ed, M.Ed., M.A.( Sociology), M.A. (Hindi)

Ms. Neetu Rana is an assistant professor and joined the department in 2008. She has B.El.Ed. degree and Master degree in Education from the University of Delhi. She has also done Masters degree in Sociology and Hindi both from Jamia Millia Islamia. Her area specialization is social science Education. Her areas of interest are Teacher Education, Elementary Education Policies and School Internship.



Dr. Upali Chakravarti
Ph.D.

Dr. Upali Chakravarti has done her Ph.D. from JNU New Delhi. Her specialization is developmental psychology and special education. Her research interests are in the area of psychology, special education and disability studies.




Dr A.R. Sitalakshmi
M.Sc. (Chemistry), M.Ed., Ph.D.

Dr A.R. Sitalakshmi is M.Sc (Chemistry), M.Ed. and Ph.D. from the University of Delhi. Her areas of interest are Chemistry Education, cognition and science learning and pedagogy. Her research work in Science education focuses on alternative conceptions of students in Chemistry, and the use of multiple representations and constructivist pedagogy to promote science learning. She has participated in a number of national and international conferences and presented her research work.


Dr. Barnali Biswas
M.A, M.Phil & Ph.D. (CSRD, Jawaharlal Nehru University)

Dr Barnali has done graduation from Presidency College, Calcutta University. She has completed PhD, M.Phil and M.A from the Centre for Study of Regional Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University. She has done special course on History of Education from Zakir Hussain Centre, J.N.U in M. Phil. She has been a recipient of the UGC Junior Research Fellowship (2001) and Senior Research Fellowship (2003-2006). She is a faculty for B.El.Ed. at Miranda House since January 2009. Her areas of interest cover education, marginalisation, child rights, gender, decentralisation, panchayats and various social aspects. She has two book chapters to her credit. She was a project investigator in DU Innovation Project MH No. 205 (2013-15).

Ms. Rekha Badsiwal
B.El.Ed., M.A. Education( TISS)

Ms. Rekha Badsiwal completed her MA Education (Elementary) from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai in 2008 and qualified NET-JRF in 2007/08.She has been teaching in the Department of Elementary Education since January 2009 and engages with Education papers like Basic Concepts in Education and practicum papers including Internship- lesson planning, Project and School Contact Programme. Her research interests include curriculum studies, Mathematics Education and Teacher Education.


Ms Archana Kushwaha has done MA (Eng), M.Ed and M.Phil from the University of Delhi. She is currently pursuing PhD from the Department of Education, University of Delhi. Her teaching interests include Language education and English Language Teaching (ELT). She is also a member of the teaching, evaluation and materials development team for the English Language Proficiency Course (ELPC) run under the aegis of the Department of Adult and Continuing Education.

Ms. Shashi Shukla is currently pursuing PhD from IASE, Jamia Millia Islamia. She has has done M.Sc Child Development and Masters in Education. Her research interest inclue the processes of construction of knowledge among young children.

Dr. Sanghmitra Das completed her Ph.D. in NUEPA in the area of Gender and Medical Education. Her area of interest includes Teacher Education, Community participation in school education and Gender & Education.

Ms. Shilpa Jaiswal has a Masters degree in Mathematics from Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI). She has also completed M.Ed. and M. Phil. (Education) from JMI. She is presently pursuing her Ph.D. from IASE, JMI in Mathematics Education. She also worked for MHRD project - Mathematics Programme for Early Primary Grades with Department of Elementary Education at National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). She has been associated with Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET) - NCERT, Department of Elementary Education, NCERT, District Institutes of Education and Training, State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT) Delhi, Regional Institute of Education (Ajmer, Bhopal, and Bhubaneswar), Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), BBPS Training Center Delhi and NGOs in different academic capacities.

Ms Swarnlata Sah received her education from University of Delhi with B.EL.ED from Shyama Prasad Mukherjee college (w) in 2004 followed by M.ed in 2005 and M.philin 2009 from Central Institute Of Education (C.I.E) University of Delhi. Then she did her post graduation in Hindi Literature in 2013 from Himachal Pradesh University. She has been in teaching B.El.Ed course since 2007. Her area of specialization is language and literacy teaching. She has been associated with DEE,NCERT and DIET, SCERT Delhi in different academic capacities. She is presently pursuing Ph.D from Central Institute of Education, University of Delhi. Her area of research is language and literacy teaching.

Mr Sandeep has completed M.Phil from the Department of Education, University of Delhi and M.A. (geography) from Panjab University. His interests include caste, gender and schooling, rural education, social science education, planning and administration in education, education policies.

Ms Geetanjali Yadav is currently pursuing M.Phil from the Department of Education, University of Delhi. Her interest areas are Science Education, Curriculum Studies, Information and Communication Technology for Professional Development.