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Sanjay Sharma


Sanjay is a faculty member at the School of Arts and Sciences, and has been with the Azim Premji University since 2018. He has taught at PRARAMBH-State Level School for Teacher Education, Jhajjar, Haryana, Government Model Sanskriti School, Faridabad and the Birla Public School, Pilani prior to coming to APU. He has served as Physics Teacher in the Education Department of Haryana Government for five years. He was deputed to teach the physics course of the B.Sc.- B.Ed. Integrated Programme at the Haryana government’s stand-alone institute for teacher education. He has a total of ten years’ experience of working in various roles in school education – private as well as public institutions. He possesses the eligibility for lectureship in two disciplines- physics and education.

Academic Qualifications
  • M.Ed.
  • M.Sc. Physics
  • B.Ed. (CIE, Delhi University)
  • B.Sc. (Physics, Maths, Computer Science)
  • UGC-NET in Education
  • CSIR-NET in Physics
  • Introduction to Physics
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Modern Physics
  • Pedagogy of Physical Sciences
Areas of Interest
  • Development of inter-disciplinary curriculum for pre-service training of science teachers
  • Philosophy of education
  • History and philosophy of science
Research Interests
  • Discipline based educational research(DBER) in physics
  • Misconceptions among physics teachers and learners
  • Socio-cultural aspects of physics learning