Additional Work Experiences

Other Earlier Work includes:

Visiting Faculty: at various educational organizations: [e.g. Karve Institute of Social Services, Indira School of Communication, Nirmala Niketan College of Social Work]

Writing: [web based & print] for parents/teachers [e.g. Maverickids, Super Junior Times], preparation of distance learning material [IGNOU, YCMOU], preparation of resource packs based on children’s plays [DATE / SNDT]

Research: for various organizations [e.g. Inclusion International, AWMH, NIIT, Mediawise]

Counseling & Guidance: Guest psychologist on ETV program “Aata Bola” for parents on children, Teacher Training & Parent Guidance through schools & organizations. Areas include:

  • Parenting Special Children, Promoting Development in Children of Varied Ages, Disciplining, Creativity, Family Dynamics, Adoption
  • Bibliotherapy, Therapeutic Uses of Media, Teaching/Training Methodology, Organizing & Monitoring Early Childhood Settings, Communication Skills, Parent Involvement, Assessment, Story Building & Drama Related Activities
  • Theatre, Study Habits, Self-Awareness, Career Guidance, Preparation For Marriage For Young Adults

Training: School personnel, trainers in banks & insurance companies

Chairperson: Subgroup on Assessment Issues across curricular areas – NCERT [National Council for Educational Research & Training], New Delhi -project on Sourcebook on Learner Assessment for Elementary Education settings

Member – Project on Information Kiosks on disabilities, National Trust, GoI, New Delhi

Member: NEGAEE [National Expert Group Assessment in Elementary Education] NCERT

Member: Working Group on ‘Empowering the disabled’ 11th 5 Year Plan. Govt. of India

Guidance: Research Projects and Film Production of Graduate students, SNDT Women’s University

Visiting Fellowship at ECLS, Newcastle University, UK – 20th June – 6th July 2007