Faculty Profile


Prof. Bharati Baveja

Past Experience



Department of Education, University of Delhi

ProfessorJuly 1998 –July 2015Teaching, Research  and Administrative Responsibilities
Women Studies and Development CentreDirectorJuly 2013 -2015Administrative & Academic
P G Women HostelProvostDecember  2012 to 2015Administrative
Faculty of Education, University of DelhiDean & HeadNovember 2006—October 2009Administrative & Academic

Department of Education,
University of Delhi

ReaderSeptember 1989 – July 1998Teaching, Research  and Administrative responsibilities

School of Correspondence,
University of Delhi

LecturerFebruary 1988 -
September 1989
Teaching and Preparation of Reading material.
Department  of Education
University of Delhi
LecturerAugust 1984 – January 1988 Ad-hocTeaching and supervision of student  teachers
Department  of Education
Jamia Millia Islamia 
LecturerJuly 1980 – November 1983Teaching and school experience supervision.
Lady Irwin College
University of Delhi
LecturerSeptember 1978 – July 1979Teaching and school experience supervision.
Department  of Education
Jamia Millia Islamia
LecturerSeptember 1977 – July 1978Teaching, Research  and Administrative responsibility


My Zone / Area of Expertise

Teacher Education, Educational Psychology and Science Education.


  • British Technical Cooperation Scholarship
  • Award of Eminence in the field of Teacher Education



Year of Publication








“Culture Cognition & Pedagogy”


Cognitive and Affective Processes

Vol. 1.


Oxford University Press



“” Situating Teacher Education in Indian Context: A Paradigm Shift”, in

Foundations and Applications of Indian Psychology. 






Exploring Minds: Alternative Conceptions in Science,

ELSEVIER, Procedia- Social and Behavioural Sciences, 55, 1069-1078.

Chhabra M. 


Teacher thinking about Knowledge, Learning and Learner: A Metaphor analysis.

ELSEVIER, Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 55, 317-326.


Kalra, M. B.

In Indexed / Peer Reviewed Journals

Year of Publication





A study of Epistomological Beliefs of University Teachers in India

Proceedings of International Conference to Review

Research on Science, Technology and Mathematics, Education (epiSTEME-6), Homi- Bhabha Center for Science Education (TIFR), Mumbai, India. p. no.18-26


 Mahima Chabbra



Unravelling Minds: A Peep into Teachers’ Beliefs

Proc. of 6th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI2013), Seville, Spain. p. no.: 2870-2878

 Mahima Chabbra



Students’ Understanding of Classical Ideas in Quantum Mechanics

Proc. of International Conference to Review Research on Science, Technology and Mathematics, Education (epiSTEME-5), Homi-Bhabha Center for Science Education (TIFR), Mumbai, India. p. no. 99-105.

. Mahima Chabbra



Exploring Minds: Alternative Conceptions in



Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences (ELSEVIER), Vol:55, p. no.:1069-1078

 Mahima Chabbra


Trends in Teacher Thinking Research


CICE Journal

Dr Mani Bhasin

Publications Prior To 2010

“Reflections on Lesson Planning” published by Institute of Advanced Studies in Education, University of Delhi, Delhi 2002, 42-50.

“Studies on Cognition: A Paradigm Shift”. Indian Educational Review. 2002,
Vol. 38, 28-42.

“Resensitising Education: Situating Learning in Context.” Journal of Indian Education. 2001, Vol. XXVII, 41-48.

“Comparative Education Research in India”. Journal of Educational Planning and Administration. Vol. XI No.3, July 1997. pp 267 – 282. (Co-authored with Prof. S. Shukla).

“Comparative Education Research in India”. IASSI Quarterly . Vol. 15, pp. No. 4, 1997.

“Enhancing Cognitive Functioning using Information Processing Concepts.” Indian Educational Review, 1996, Vol. 31, 23-35.

“Cognitive Bases of Learning: Some Classroom Experiments”.Vivek – A Quarterly in Artificial Intelligence, 1995. Vol. 8, No. 4, 51-52. (Notes of paper presented in International Conference on cognitive Bases of Learning, Homi Bhaba Centre for Research in Education, Bombay.

“Models Approach to the Teaching of Biology”. School Science, 1990, XXVIII
No.3, 9, 27-33.

“Information Processing Models of Teaching in the Indian Classrooms”. Indian Educational Review, 1989, XXIV No.1,1, 143-150.

“An Experiment in conceptually Based Teaching Strategies’. Booksend Laboratories, 1985. Eugene. (Co-authored with Joyce, B. & Showers, B.)

Seminar / Conferences

Resource person, “Transformative Teacher Education”,

Human Resource Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia. Dec. 2018.

Constructivism and Pedagogy

Special lecture, Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwvidyalya, Wardha. Dec. 17, 2018

'Pedagogy for Sustainable Development'

Special lecture, National Seminar on 'शिक्षादर्शनऔरसमाज' organized by Vidya Shree Nyas at “Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth Benaras. January 13, 2019.


Resource Person, Women Studies and Development Centre, University of Delhi. March 12, 2019.

'Gender Sensitization and Implementation of “ Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of Sexual Harassment of Woman at Workplace”.

Chairperson, National Seminar cum workshop, Department of Education, University of Delhi. March 14, 2019.

“Environment and Development: Building a Perspective in the Context of SDGs”,

Resource Person, Gargi College, University of Delhi. March 29, 2019.

“ Emerging Trends in Tertiary Education: Assessing Challenges and Possibilities

Distinguished Speaker, International Conference, Army College of Education. March 30, 2019.

“Innovations & Creative Education and Teaching “

Resource Person, 3rd Vertical Interaction Course for senior Police Officers, National Law University, Delhi. March 6, 2017.

Principles of Adult Learning

Inaugural Address, Annual Convocation Exhibition, 93rd Annual Convocation, University of Delhi. Nov.19, 2016.

Paradigmatic Shifts in Research Methodology.

Foundation Day Address, Maharishi Valmiki College of Education, University of Delhi. Nov. 2016.

Reconstructing the Edifice of Teacher Education

Keynote Address, SOE, Department of Education, JMI, New Delhi, May, 2016.

Reflection in Teacher Education

Memorial Lecture , Indian Association of Teacher Educators March 2016, Banaras Hindu University


Reconstructing Professional Identity: Some Reflections

Keynote Address National Seminar for in-service teachers “Cambridge Foundation” December 2015

“Changing Minds : Towards Meaningful Education”

Keynote Address, Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University, Wardha, March, 2015

Culture, Cognition & Pedagogy





Introductory Remarks, Institute of Advanced Studies. Shimla, March 11-13, 2014


“Locating Gender in Neo-middle Class in India”.

Conflict to Congruence: Building Holistic Perspectives, Gargi College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, Nov. 2012.

Technology, Mind and Development,



Academic Congress, Rethinking Education: Processes and Pedagogies, University of Delhi, Delhi, Sept.2012



Redefining the Classroom:

Convergence of Open and Classroom learning



International Conference on New Horizons in Education, INTE, 2012, June 5-7, 2012, Prague, CZEH Republic




Exploring Minds: Alternative Conceptions in Science




International Conference on New Horizons in Education, INTE, 2012, June 5-7, 2012, Prague, CZEH Republic



Teacher Thinking about Knowledge,

Learning and Learners: A Metaphor Analysis




Canada international Conference on Education,

Guelph University, Ontario, Canada, June 18-21, 2012.





  1. Trends in Teacher Thinking Research.

  2. Teaching of Science: Myths and Challenges.

  3. Representation of Nature of Science in under graduate science courses in India.




National Seminar on Teacher Education- Pedagogic Trajectories September 23-24, 2011.




Chaired a Session on “ Teacher Education Programme- Looking Through a Kaleidoscope


Chief Guest address, Institute of Home Economics, University of Delhi,


Orientation Programme.

  1. 15th. 2010.


Resource person, Orientation Programme and Refresher courses, CPDHE, Univ. of Delhi, July, November, 2010 and February, 2011. May 2012


1. Cognition and Pedagogy

  1. Effective Teaching


Global Conclave of Young Scholars of Indian Education. NIEUPA. January, 2011.

Chaired a session on

Pedagogy and Approaches to Learning.

National Conference on “Changing Role of Teachers In Contemporary India: Policy and Practice” Delhi University, March, 2011.



Chaired a Session on

Diversity in Education: Cast, Gender & Inclusion

National Seminar on Women’s Education: New Dimension, Bundelkhand University. March, 2011.


Chief Guest & Key Note Address



National Conference on ‘Excellence in Higher Education’, IIT Delhi, April 2011.

C Under Graduate Science Courses in India haired a Session and presented a paper, ‘Myths and Challenges of Science Teaching’.



National Seminar on ‘Quality in Education’ I.P. University. April, 2011.



Valedictory Address.

Conducted a Workshop in Bharati College, University of Delhi, May 2011.

‘Conducting Tutorials Effectively’


Resource Person, Refresher Course, Academic Staff College, JMI, May 2011.

‘Teacher Education: Identity and Empowerment’.



National Seminar, HCE Sponsored, Hindu College, Sonepat, Haryana. Chief Guest. Nov. 2010.


Keynote Address

Emerging Trends in Teacher Education.



Evaluation in Schools: Issues, Challenges and trends, Gargi College, University of Delhi, February, 15, 2010


Plenary Speaker

Curriculum Design, Development and Evaluation, Indira Gandhi National Open University, December, 17, 2009

Different approaches to curriculum transactions: behaviorist, cognitivist, constructivist

Educazione Permanente Neidifferenticontesti formative, University of Bozen, Italy, December 3-4, 2009

Approaches and Methods for life-long learning in India

Professorial Lecture, Department of Education, University of Whales, UK, November 20, 2009

Education Sector in India: Issues and Concerns

Third Symposium for Asian Teacher Education Consortium (ATEC), Hunan Normal University, October 22 – 25, 2008

Teacher Education in India : Current Status and Future Vision

Invited Speaker, National Seminar on Indian Psychology : Theories and Models, ICPR, Delhi & SVYASA, Bangalore 2007

Reflective Practices in Teacher Education

Asia Teacher Education Consortium (ATEC) International Symposium, Joetsu University of Education, Japan October 1–5, 2007.

Re-conceptualizing School Experience : Towards a Reflective Approach

Linking Higher Education and Basic Education :The Possibilities for Collaborative Research, Sultanate of Oman,

Commonwealth Secretariat, Muscat, 3 – 5 March 2003,


Areas of Collaboration in Basic and Higher Education

Changing Minds : Towards a Thinking Society, The 10th International Conference on Thinking, Harrogate, England, June 15-19, 2002

Studies on Cognition : A Paradigms Shift.

11th World Congress of Comparative Education, Korea National University of Education, South Korea. 2-6 July, 2001.

  1. Alternative Frameworks - Alternative Strategies.

  2. Social Intervention: An Alternative Framework for Transforming School Education. (co-authored with Prof. Anil Sadgopal)

2nd Annual Conference of the Comparative Education Society of Asia

, Beijing Normal University, China, 7-9 Oct., 1998

Resensitising Education Situating Learning in Context.

Asian Perspectives in Education For the 21st Century, Waseda University, Japan. 10-11 Dec., 1996

Chaired Session on “Minority and Gender in Education”.

9th World Congress of Comparative Education held in University of Sydney, Australia.
1-6 July, 1996.

  1. From Tradition to Modernity – New Challenges in Education.

  2. Comparative Education Research in India

International Conference on Cognitive Bases of Learning. Homi Bhaba Centre for Research in Education, Bombay, 1995.

Cognitive Bases of Learning: Some Classroom Experiments

International Symposium on Education and Socio-Political Transitions in Asia., University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, May 29-31, 1995

Towards an Intelligent Society.

Education and Human Development, University of Madrid, Spain. 29-31 October 1991.

Integrating “Thinking Programmes” in Curriculum.”