Faculty

Mrs. Rupal A Thakkar

Assistant Professor at K J Somaiya College of Education

Faculty
  • Department:
    Education
  • Institute:
    K J Somaiya College of Education
  • Location:
    Vidyavihar - Mumbai
  • Email Address:

    rupal@somaiya.edu

  • Contact Details:

    Landline No. : 02221022265

    Extension No. : 5304

  • Office Address :

    K J Somaiya Comprehensive College of Education, Training and Research, Vidyanagar, Vidyavihar(East)Mumbai:400077

  • Timings For Visitors:

    Monday-Saturday:10.00am to 4.00pm

  • Curriculum Vitae

Armed with a Bachelors in Science and Education, a Master’s in Science and Education and NET qualified, Ms Rupal Thakkar  is presently working as an Assistant Professor at the K J Somaiya Comprehensive College of Education, Training and Research. A first ranker throughout her course of Education, Ms Thakkar is a vibrant Practitioner of  Educational Psychology, Environmental Education at the B Ed level., Ms Rupal made time to updated her professional skills by acquiring a first class at the PGDME level in 2010. Ms Rupal efficiently handles the Advanced  Educational Psychology course at the M Ed level and Organisational Behavior at the PGDME level. An ardent Environmentalist at heart, she has initiated as well as successfully concluded an assortment of Experiential Learning based  activities as part of the Environmental club  with the panache of an expert. Predictably her thrust areas in research include Experiential Learning in Environmental Education  as well as developing strategies/modules for effective teaching learning of English. She is Associated as a Counselor for the M.Ed. (IGNOU ) program in education. In November 2011, Ms Rupal Thakkar  presented a joint paper  with Dr Kalpana Kharade in the London International Conference on Education which was very well appreciated by the participants. She has completed  ICSSR sponsored two year project for training vernacular medium teachers in using ICT for Language Teaching in the year 2015.

PGDME,Mumbai University,2010

M Sc in Ecology and Environmental Science,Sikkim Manipal University,2005

M Ed,Punjab University,Chandigarh,2002

B Ed,Punjab University,Chandigarh,2001

B.Sc.,Punjab University,Chandigarh,2000

H.S.C,Punjab School Education Board,1998

High School/Metric/ S.S.C.,Punjab School Education Board,1996

    ACADEMIC

  • K.J.Somaiya Comprehensive College of Education,Training and Research, Assistant Professor, August 2008 - Present
  • NON ACADEMIC

  • CHILDHOOD AND GROWING UP
  • ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
  • CURRICULUM STUDIES
  • ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR
  • SELF DEVELOPMENT
  • ICT integration in language teaching
  • Experiential Learning in Environmental Education
  • Reflective Practices in Teacher Education
  • Psychological Tools and Testing
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Innovative Pedagogies in teaching
  • Prepared Innovative lesson plans for Science  Class VII-VIII(CBSE) for Tata Interactive Systems in December,2009.

  • School audit conducted at SK Somaiya Vinay Mandir Jr College and School in October,2014.

  • Training of  in- service teachers of Manohar Kotwal Trust Madhyamik Vidyalaya, Vikhroli in the Techniques of Personality Assessments of students on Feb 16,2016.

  • Conducted a one day workshop for college teachers on the themes-Preparing a Research Proposal, Orientation to NAAC, Orientation to ‘Teaching Skills’ at S K College Of Science & Commerce,  Nerul, Navi Mumbai On August 7,2016.

  • Bestowed with the Outstanding Achievement Award on the occasion of Foundation Day.
  • Judged the elocution competition on the theme “Women Empowerment” at S. K. Somaiya Junior College of Education on 19th July 2010.
  • Judged "L Ward Science Exhibition" at G B M High School,Kurla on 3rdDecember,2014
  • Awarded Mumbai University Minor Research Grant entitled, “Engaging pre-service Vernacular medium teachers in learning English language:A Social Constructivist Approach.”
  • Awarded Major Research Project sponsored by ICSSR entitled,"Scaffolding ICT integrated English language teaching (L3) of Secondary School Vernacular medium teachers: A blended learning Approach."
  •  Training of in service teachers of Manohar Kotwal Trust Madhyamik Vidyalaya, Vikhroli in the Techniques of Personality Assessments of students on Feb 16,2016.

     

     

  • Conducted a one day workshop for college teachers on the themes-Preparing a Research Proposal, Orientation to NAAC, Orientation to ‘Teaching Skills’ at S K College Of Science & Commerce,  Nerul, Navi Mumbai On August 7,2016.

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