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About the Programme

British Council in collaboration with Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune organises STEM Teacher Training workshops to develop Research-Based Pedagogical Tools. These workshops are funded under Newton Bhabha Fund aiming to train faculty of undergraduate colleges of India to develop new project based learning tools to be used in their day to day teaching. The workshops have already trained 450 faculties from 253 undergraduate colleges and universities.

The workshops are delivered by Sheffield Hallam University, UK and Indian experts . It’s a hands-on workshops with participants preparing their own teaching tools and reviewing those of others. This platform provides an opportunity to teachers to interact with counterparts from various colleges and education experts from India and abroad.

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Teachers teaching bachelors or masters courses in basic science or mathematics with either a masters degree + 10 years teaching experience or a PhD degree + 5 years teaching experience are eligible to apply. Highly motivated/exceptional candidates with lesser experience may be considered. To know more details, click here:


Registration has now been closed.

Key Dates and Venue

1. October 6-9, 2017 at Pt. Ravi Shankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh


2. October 11-14, 2017 at Sacred Heart College, Kochi, Kerala


3. December 10-13, 2017 at IIT Gandhinagar, Gujarat

4. December 6 – 8 2017; Level 2 workshop at Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi

Costs Covered

There are no charges to the participants selected for this workshop. Travelling Allowance will be paid to selected participants.


1.    IISER, Pune: apurva@iiserpune.ac.in; coesme@iiserpune.ac.i

2.    British Council, India – Purti.kohli@britishcouncil.org