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Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) is a National Centre of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai. The broad goals of the Centre are to promote equity and excellence in science and mathematics education from primary school to undergraduate college level, and encourage the growth of scientific literacy in the country.

Teacher Education is one of the major activities of the Centre. Some past and present programs as well as HBCSE's perspective on teacher education are in these posters and slides.

HBCSE has been involved Teacher Professional Development for the SCERT, DIET Faculty (Science and Mathematics) in various states in the country. A model for in-service teacher professional development is available as "Working Paper on In-Service Teaching Professional Development for Elementary Education"

Proposed Annual Program for Teacher Professional Development: This document provides details of various workshops. The themes with respect to pedagogy, content, other activities are listed for each workshop. A tentative schedule, logistics, contact details are also provided in the document.

Category of Events No. of Workshops
Period
Participants
One day exposure workshops 10-12 workshops
January -- December
School Teachers /
Student-teachers
Three days project based workshops 3 workshops
July -- September
October -- December
January -- March

School Teachers /

Student-teachers

Five days capacity building / TPD
workshops
2 workshops
January -- February
July -- August

School Teachers /

Teacher Educators

Two weeks intensive course / refresher course
workshops
1 workshop
August -- November

School Teachers /

Teacher Educators

Request for workshops can be sent to: Centre Director, Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (TIFR), V. N. Purav Marg, Mankhurd, Mumbai 400 088. Maharashtra.