Monday, July 1, 2013

Last Updated August 2018

Dr. Chandrasekharan Praveen
Institute of Advanced Study in Education,
Thrissur,Kerala State, India.

[Joined duty in IASE, Thrissur on 02 June 2018]

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Qualification :
MA(English), PG Diploma in English Studies, MPhil(English),
MEd, MA (Sociology),PhD (English)

Examinations Passed
* National Eligibility Test for Lectureship (NET)
*International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Teaching Experience :
*Over 15 years at In-service, Pre-service, PG,UG, Plus Two and Secondary levels

Current offer :
Appointed as Chief Tutor in the District Centre for English, Trissur and Director-in-Charge of State Institute of English,  Kerala, Ramavarmapuram, Trissur.  Please see copy of Government Order received  by email  from the office of the Director, Public Instructions, Kerala.

[Request submitted on 25 August 2012  for relieving from duty in the Collegiate Education Department to take up the new assignment. Still awaiting Orders.]

•Teaching assignment as Professor on deputation in the Regional Institute of English, South India Bangalore, and awaiting clearance from the Govt. of Kerala

Names of select institutions taught in India and abroad:

•Regional Institute of English, South India (RIESI), Bangalore.
•National Law School of India University, Bangalore (Faculty for English-RIESI/NLSIU contract)
•Calicut University Teacher Education Centre, Trichur
•Government College of Teacher Education at Trivandrum, Calicut and Thalassery.
•Raa AEC, Meehoo, Republic of Maldives.
•Indian School Darsait, Sultanate of Oman.

Area of Specialization :
•Media in English Language Teaching (MELT)
•Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Continuous Professional Development

Select list of Courses attended:

*Direct Trainer Skills (DTS) developed by Thames Valley University, UK in association with Training Division, Dept. of Personnel & Training, Govt. of India.

*Refresher Course in English at UGC Academic Staff College, University of Kerala.

*Training in Multi-media and e-content development by UGC-CEC and EMMRC, Calicut.

*Master Trainer for Intel Teach Program: Essentials Course

*Capacity Building Programme for the faculty of Colleges of Teacher Education on Emerging Concerns of Gender, School and Society organized by NCERT, New Delhi.

Select  Online Courses completed :

* Methodology for TESOL (Univ. of Maryland, USA.)

* Professional Writing for Teachers (Univ. of Maryland, USA.)

* Critical Thinking in the Language Learning Classroom (Univ. of Oregon, USA.)

*Blended Learning Essentials: Embedded Practice (Univ. of Leeds, UK.)

Research Experience:

•Literary Criticism vis-à-vis The Media
•Genre Study :British Radio Drama [University of Kerala 1993-94]
•Revivifying Communicative English materials: Adapting Feature Films [Kannur University 2006-09]

For additional details, Please view

UGC Minor Research Project

Select Professional Experience:
*Served as member of NCTE team for assessment and recognition  of institutions.

*Served as RP for RIESI(Bangalore),RIE(Mysore/Bhopal), SCERT(Kerala) and University of Kerala for Inservice training programmes/ preparation of instructional materials.

*Served as Co-ordinator of In-service courses.

*Served as examiner Kerala Public Service Commission, BEd.Degree of Kannur University, Calicut University and University of Kerala.

Select list of Curriculum/ Syllabus related work undertaken :

*Designed and taught a component Media in English Language Teaching (MELT) at the Regional Institute of English  South India, Bangalore (2000-01)

*Designed the syllabus for the ‘Arts’ component of the BA-LLB( Hons.) 5 year  of  Kannur University.

*Convenor/Subject expert in English  for the Two-year  BEd. Curriculum Revision of the University of Kerala during 2013, 2015 and 2017.



Creative Writing/ Work:

*Script and voice for All India Radio ELT Forum Programme (1999) and Radio Talk in 2008

*Authored and directed a play in English , titled Divorce, Divorce!!

Membership of Professional Bodies:

*Member Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
*Member English Language Teacher’s Association of India (ELTAI)
*Member English Language Teachers’ Interaction Forum (ELTIF)
*Member Kerala University English Teacher Educators’ Fourm (KUETEF)
*Life member and Secretary, Council for  Teacher Education (CTE), Kerala State Centre
*Life Member, Association of International Researchers of Indian Origin (AIRIO),Kerala Chapter
*Life Member, All India Association for Educational Research (AIAER)

Recognition and  Merit Awards :
* Shashti Abdha Poorthi Medal (BEd Degree Examination)
*Merit Scholarship (NCERT)
*Best Paper Presenter (International Conference-once; National Seminar- thrice)
*Shiksha Rattan Puraskar and Certificate of Excellence
*Twice winner of E-Teacher Scholarship of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs.
*Conferred title: Excellent Educator : Techno-Pedagogy(2017)

Personal Details:

Sex: Male

Age : 54 Years

Nationality : Indian

Marital Status : Married

Mother Tongue : Malayalam

Languages Known : English, Malayalam and Hindi

Hobbies : Blogging and  collecting visual materials

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