As part of our ongoing commitment to enhancing teacher professional development, we are excited to announce an upcoming research workshop focused on strengthening science and language teacher-educators’ research capacity to present their work in the field and classrooms.
Through a combination of hands-on activities, expert presentations, and collaborative discussions, participants will gain insights into both theoretical and practical aspects of quantitative and qualitative research.
This two-day workshop on Research Methodology will help participants in:
Designing and implementing research studies in education
Collecting, analysing, and interpreting data
Disseminating research findings to inform practice
About the Facilitators
Upendran Subrahmanian retired from the School of English Language Education at The English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad in 2020. He has dedicated over four decades to the field of teacher education, joining CIEFL/EFLU in 1983. As a member of CIEFL’s English by AIR team, he produced over 200 English language teaching and learning programmes broadcast nationally on All India Radio.
Additionally, his expertise extended to television, where he scripted, produced, and edited several programmes on English and English Language Teaching for the UGC Countrywide Classroom (Doordarshan) between 1984 and 1992. During his tenure at EFLU, he served as the Dean of the School of English Language Education.
Subrahmanian’s contributions extend beyond academia, as he is a prolific writer and educational media producer. He has authored numerous books and articles, while also producing a remarkable collection of educational radio and television programmes. His dedication to public engagement is evident in his long-standing authorship of the popular column “Know Your English” in The Hindu, which has graced the newspaper’s pages for over thirty-one years.
Amit Basole is an Associate Professor of Economics at Azim Premji University. He has previously taught at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and Bucknell University. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Amit’s research combines quantitative and qualitative methods to address poverty and inequality, the structure of the Indian economy, and the economics of informal knowledge. Prior to switching to Economics, Amit completed a PhD in Neuroscience from Duke University where his research on the neurophysiology of the mammalian visual system was published in journals such as Nature and Progress in Brain Research.