4. „Teach in India!“ – Chemistry Didactics

Teach in India Logo
Photo: ZeLB
Logo is based on Make-in-India Initiative: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Make_in_India#/media/File:Make_In_India.png

“Teach in India!”  is one of the 12 sub-projects of the ZeLB project “UP Network for Sustainable Teacher Education”, which is part of the DAAD-funded program “Lehramt.International “(2021-24).

The aim is to establish a German-Indian cooperation within the framework of an institutionalized partnership between the University of Potsdam and the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) in Mumbai. Students in pre-service teacher education degree programs of the STEM subjects will be offered the opportunity to write final theses at partner institutions in Mumbai and thereby gain in-depth insights into regional science education. Additionally, teaching and research stays of doctoral students, post-doctoral researchers, and professors from both sides at the respective partner institution are planned.

Scholarship support for student teachers of STEM subjects:

Up to 4 DAAD full scholarships for a stay of approximately 3 months at the HBCSE in Mumbai will be awarded annually from 2022 - 2023 for the completion of Master's theses. 

Current information on the application, the program and the funding criteria can be found here.

Project Lead and contact:

Prof. Dr. Amitabh Banerji 
Chair of Chemistry Didactics
Email: abanerji@uni-potsdam.de
Phone: + 49 (0) 331 977 5182 
Location: Golm, Building 25 – Room D1.10-1.11

Internationaler Partner:

Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education
Mumbai, India
Prof. Dr. Arnab Bhattacharya
Director of the Institute

https://www.hbcse.tifr.res.in/people/academic/arnab-bhattachary

Subjects:

  • STEM
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Geography
  • Mathematics