Lady Irwin College

University of Delhi
NAAC Accredation A+ | NIRF Ranking 24

Department of Education


The department has been educating teachers for school system since 1932. The B.Ed. programme that commenced in the year 1952 has been recognized by NCTE  The B.Ed. (Special Education) part of the Faculty of Education, University of Delhi, started in the year 2007. The B.Ed. Special Education programme is recognised by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) . The Department of Education, Lady Irwin College is also a part of Faculty of Education, University of Delhi

The focus includes various facets, viz. skill training in teaching, mastery of classroom management techniques, competence to handle children with special needs, ability to establish warm interpersonal relationships within the class, development of communication skills and competencies leading to reflective thinking, expertise in various Home Science and Science related work experience, sensitization to community needs, skill in construction and appraisal of various evaluation devices, and development of instructional materials. The close interaction between students and teachers and the participatory nature of the programme enables the students to gain confidence and self-reliance, permitting students to manage their own affairs in a democratic ethos. The programme cultivates leadership qualities and positive virtues like co-operation, sincerity and dedication. In keeping pace with the speed at which knowledge is generated and applied, the emphasis is on ‘learning how to learn’. The students are conversant with newer technologies and competent to use multi-media instructional strategies including e- boards/ interactive boards. The alumnae cherish memories of the fruitful year spent at the department. The B. Ed. Special Education (MR) focuses upon preparation of teachers for the mainstream inclusive schools as well as special schools.


Strives to prepare reflective and empowered teachers for humane progressive and democratic society.


The Department strives to prepare professional educators who would have the disposition and skills to critically reflect on and learn from their practice and be competent to address the needs of rapidly changing society in democratic and socially just ways. The ethos of the department is to nurture caring teachers who would be responsive to diverse learners and communities and adopt equitable, inclusive and transformatory educational practices and continue to learn across their careers.


The Department of Education strives to prepare students who would be leaders in their classrooms, effective practitioners in their field, and lifelong learners.

To this end, the objectives of the Department of Education are to enable the prospective teachers to:

  • Appreciate the historical legacy and cultural diversity of India and infer its implication for shaping the aims and processes of education.
  • Develop an understanding of individual variations.
  • Develop sensitivity towards children with special needs and competencies to provide differential intervention for inclusive education.
  • Strengthen the human and non-human environment for learning and promoting maximum pupil achievement.
  • Encourage effective use of instructional technology to enhance learning.
  • Apply the principles and the knowledge of research to develop, implement and evaluate appropriate instruction.
  • Become a reflective practitioner and an action researcher.
  • Prepare students for effective leadership roles in school and education institutions.
  • Develop an understanding of the pedagogical processes and critical issues related to the teaching learning.


Prof. Renu Malaviya
Prof. Mani Bhasin Kalra
Professor & College Bursar
Prof. Neelima Asthana
Professor & Teacher-in-Charge
Dr. Richa Mehta
Associate Professor & Coordinator, Special Ed.
Ms. Chetna Arora
Assistant Professor
Ms. Geetika Sharma
Assistant Professor
Dr. Priya Khurana
Assistant Professor
Ms. Mousumi Ghosh
Assistant Professor
Mr.Prasenjit Roy
Assistant Professor
Ms. Puja Tripathi
Assistant Professor
Dr. Deepika Ahlawat
Assistant Professor (Spl. Ed.)
Dr Nazli
Assistant Professor (Spl. Ed.)

Non Teaching Staff (In alphabetical order)

Mr. Chandra Prakash
Mr. Matbar Singh Rana

Distinguished Alumnae

  1. Alka Sibal, Vice Principal, Slawan School, Delhi.
  2. Alka Gogia, Head of School, SKV, Anand Vihar
  3. Goldy Malhotra, Former Principal, Modern School, Vasant Vihar, Delhi.
  4. Jyoti Gulati, Principal, S.K.V. Jangpura, Delhi.
  5. Jyoti Raina, Principal, Army Public School, Noida
  6. Kiran Talwar, Principal R.M Arya School
  7. Madhu Parhr, Professor, IGNOU.
  8. Meera Bhagat, Principal, S.K.V. Pandara Road, Delhi.
  9. Neelam Gulati, Education Officer, Directorate of Education, NCT, Delhi.
  10. Poonam Khattar, Associate Fellow, National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, Delhi.
  11. Pratibha Sharma, Jt. Director, SCERT, Defence Colony, New Delhi.
  12. Rajni Mahajan, Head, Teacher Orientation Cell and International Links Coordinator, Rukmani Devi Public school, Delhi.
  13. Rita Marwah, Deputy Director (Ed.), Directorate of Education, NCT, Delhi
  14. Shanti Dabas, Home Science Expert, Directorate of Education, Delhi.
  15. Suman Sachdeva, Technical Director, Education, CARE India, Gurgaon.

Time Table

For Time Table, please view the Time Table Page

Placement & Internships

Our students get placed in best of companies and organizations. The students also get a chance to do the internships very renowned companies and organizations. Complete list can be viewed here: Placements & Internships


At the end of each session a placement meet is organized in the department where graduating teacher interns of B.Ed. and B.Ed. Special Education are interviewed and interact with their future employers. Nearly 25-30 schools come to select teachers for their institutions. An encouraging trend of even having 2 to 3 jobs to choose from has been observed.

2018-19 Kulachi Hansraj Model School, Ashok Vihar, New Delhi
Soch foundations, New Delhi
Amar Singh Public School, New Delhi
Hillwoods Academy, Preet Vihar, New Delhi
National Victor Public School, Patparganj, New Delhi
KIIT World School
Shikshantar, Gurgaon
Lancer’s Convent
Cambridge foundation
Happy Model School
GD Goenka, Model Town
New Green Field School
Adharshila Pitampura
Cambridge foundation
Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram, Delhi
Balwant Rai Mehta Vidya Bhawan,
Anant International Special School, Delhi
Vasundhara Angel Public School Vasundhara Enclave NOIDA
Holy Child Senior Secondary School, Delhi
MCD School South, Delhi
Presidium School, Delhi
MDH International School, Dwarka Sector – 6, Delhi
Human Dream India NGO Najabgarh, Delhi
Excel Say American School, Sector -42, Haryana
Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Delhi
St. Columba’s School, Delhi
Vandana International School Dwarka
ASN International School, Delhi
  • Students of B.Ed. as a part of their School Experience Programme (SEP) were placed in sixteen Government, Government Aided and Private Schools for a total of 20 weeks, i.e., two weeks in the first year and for 18 weeks in the second year as an essential part of their curriculum.
  • Ed special education students also as a part of their School Experience Programme (SEP) were placed in 12 Special and Inclusive Schools for a total of 120 days as an essential part of their curriculum.
Summer Internships

The department has valuable linkages with various government, developmental organizations including non-Government organizations (NGOs) and bilateral organizations, media houses and even corporate organizations. With an endeavor to provide hands-on learning and refining their professional skill set, the department facilitates internships for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Every year Summer Internship is organized for B.Ed. First year students in national and international NGO’s as a part of the community outreach programme. The students have been involved with various NGO’s viz. working in the area of health, education, social issues, education varying from Early Childhood Education, Adolescence Education, Education of Women and Children living in slums, education of children of craftsmen and several other areas during the month of May -June-July in different development, media and corporate organizations.

Teacher interns of B.Ed. and B.Ed. special education have completed their summer internship in the following organizations:

Sr. No. Company / Organization
2020 Shakti Foundation
Voice4 ability
Bhavishya NGO
Amar jyotingo
Adharshila Trust NGO
AmarJyoti Charitable Trust
Udayan Care
Amar jyoti charitable trust
Shakti Foundation
Shakti ngo
Adharshila Ngo
Bhavishya NGO
Udayan care
Aadharshila NGO
Amar Jyoti foundation
Udayan NGO



Kalawati Saran Children’s Hospital


Centre for Community Medicine All India Institute of Medical Science


Centre for Community Medicine All India Institute of Medical Science


Sr. No. Name View
1 B.Ed. (Spl. Ed.) 1st Yr. Attendance View
2 B.Ed. (Spl. Ed.) 2nd Yr. Attendance View
3 B.Ed. 1st Yr. Attendance (April 2024) View
4 B.Ed. 1st Yr. Cumulative Attendance (March 2024) View
5 B.Ed. 2nd Yr. Attendance (January- March 2024) View
6 B.Ed. 1st Yr. Cumulative Attendance (Jan. 2024) View
7 B.Ed. 2nd Yr. Attendance (Sept. 2023- Dec. 2023) View
8 Overall B.Ed. SEP-II Cumulative Attendance (Sept.2023- Jan.2024) View
9 B.Ed. 1st Yr. Attendance (Sept.-Dec.2023) View
10 B.Ed. 2nd Yr. Attendance Cumulative (2022-24) View
11 B.Ed. 1st Yr. Attendance (Dec.2022- Jan.2023) View
12 B.Ed. Special Ed. 1st Year Attendance (2023-25) View
13 B.Ed. Special Ed. 2nd Year Attendance (2022-24) View
14 SEP II (26 Sept.2022- 31 Dec.2022) View
15 SEP II (26 Sept.2022-17 Dec.2022) View
16 SEP II (26 Sept.2022-24 Nov. 2022) View

Annual Calendar

Date Activity
10 th August, 2020 Orientation for second year students
11th August, 2020 Theory Classes begin
14th August, 2020 Commencement of OBE Phase -I for Second Year
15th August, 2020 Virtual celebration of 74th Independence Day
21st – 28th August, 2020 Lesson Planning SEP -II Workshops by the Department Faculties
4th September 2020 Department Teacher’s Day Celebration (Online)
12th September 2020 Campus Placement Webinar by Jeevitam
Re – imagining Campus Placements: Digital Job Fairs for Colleges
22nd September 2020 Skill Development Workshop on Basic Stitch by Ms. Umang Mangla
24th September 2020 Basics of Plagiarism organized by Library Staff for PG students
24th September 2020 Manifesto reading of Student’s Association Election of College
29th September 2020 Skill Development Workshop on Potli Bag Making by Ms. Antima Yadav
30th September 2020 Skill Development Workshop on Cloth Folder Making by Ms. Antima Yadav
30th September 2020 Online voting for Student’s Association and ICC Elections of College
1st October, 2020 Special Assembly on Gandhi Jayanti  (2 nd October, 2020)
5th October 2020 SEP -II Virtual Simulated Teaching begins by Student Teacher’s
18th November 2020 Session commences for B.Ed. First Year students
1st December 2020 Special Assembly on World AIDS Day
3rd December 2020 Special Assembly on   World Disabled Day
4th December, 2018 Student’s Election of B.Ed. First Years
10th December, 2018 Special Assembly on Human Rights Day and Investiture Ceremony
14th – 15th December,2020 National Conference on Learning
21 st December 2020 Reflection workshop for 1st Year
24th December, 2020  Co -Curricular Activity (CCA) – Christmas Celebrations
29th December 2020 – 1st January 2021 Winter Break
2nd January 2021 Classes begin
13th January, 2021 Co -Curricular Activity (CCA) – Lohri, Makarsakranti, Pongal Celebration
25th January, 2021 Special Assembly on Republic Day
27th January 2021 – 5th February,2021 School Experience Programme (SEP-I) School Observation for First year
30 th   January 2021 Submission of research title & proposals 1st year
30th January – 30th April, 2019 Co -Curricular Activities (CCA) – Indoor Outdoor Sports, Flower Arrangement & Floor Decoration
15th – 28th February,2021 Midterm Exams
1 st March 2021 – 19th March, 2021 Placement Preparation Start: (Value Addition Workshop Week)-Portfolio Development, CV Development, Soft Skills (Personality Development, Etiquettes)
15th March, 2021 Special Assembly on World Consumer Day
24th March – 30th March, 2021 Mid – Semester Break
31st March, 2021 Classes begin after Mid semester break
2nd April, 2021 Special Assembly on World Autism Awareness Day
15th April, 2021 Placement Meet
20th April, 2021 Visual Aids Exhibition First Year
22nd April , 2019 Special Assembly on Earth Day
30 th  April,2021 Final research presentation & report submission
27 th  April, 2021 Farewell to B.Ed. final year
19th – 23rd April 2021 First & Second year practical exams (EPC ‘s) begin
15th May 2021 Theory exams begin
29th May – 19th July, 2021 Summer Vacations
1st June-15th June, 2021 Summer Internship for first year students

Departmental Activities

The department is involved in various activities. Complete list of activities can be viewed here: Departmental Activities

Annual events

Annual lecture/ Education Meet/Conference: The department organizes various event /educational meet/ conference. Besides other the department conduct International/National Conference on Learning annually. The important areas focused in these in the previous years include:

  • International Conference on Learning: Tracing Pedagogical Trajectory: Emerging Educational Policies and New Normal(2020)
  • Teachers: Effecting Change for a Sustainable Future (2019)
  • International Conference on Learning: Learning for Empowerment (2018)
  • Inclusion: Issues, Challenges and Possibilities (2017)
  • Education and Culture (2017)
  • National conference on Learning (2016)
  • National Conference on Learning (2015)
  • Panel Discussion on youth and adolescence (2014)
  • Adolescence Education: A Journey (2010-2011)
  • Recent Initiatives In Education (2009-2010)
  • Continuous and Comprehensive Education (2008-2009)
  • Right To Education (2007-2008)
Disability Day Event

Each year the students of B. Ed. Special Education conduct sensitization and awareness creating activities on World Disability Day. Posters and pamphlets regarding the nature, roles and instructional strategies regarding different disabilities are prepared by the students and are displayed across the college. Person of eminence are also invited to interact with the students of the department of education.

Development of Entrepreneurship skills (Diwali Mela)

For the annual Diwali Mela the students prepare innovative articles (SUPW) to be exhibited in the festival. This is a highly awaited activity of the department and faculty and students from the college flock to savor delicious food on sale and purchase hand made products to brighten up their homes. This exercise of organizing mela’s hones the students’ skills of event management as well.

Organizing Exhibitions and campaigns

Each year the students of the department organize various campaigns and exhibitions. Some of the exhibitions which the students work on from the beginning to its final presentation includes: Home Science and science exhibitions consisting of audio video aids such as kits , models, charts, flannel boards, toons, puppets, educational toys and games etc.

Teaching Learning materials and resource room development and Exhibition

As a part of the course the students are trained in the art of preparing diverse teaching learning material. These range from graphic teaching aids like charts, flannels, flip books to models, power points, CAL, movies and mobiles. Students also develop science and home science kits, educational games. Students of Department organize exhibitions of these products and other resource materials.


Seminars/ Workshops/Conferences/ Training/Special Lectures
  1. 13 days self-defense training course for “Safety of Women and Children” was organized by the Delhi Police in collaboration with the Department of Education, Lady Irwin College from 23rd July 2019 to 9th August 2019.
  2. Two special lectures were organized on 6th September, 2019 on “National Education Policy, 2019” by Prof. Namita Ranganathan, Department of Education, University of Delhi & “Importance of self-defense for girls” by ACP Sashibala Kaushik
  3. Special Lecture on “Constitutional Provisions for Education in India” by Dr. Rama Murti Sharma, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Delhi conducted on 11th September 2019
  4. Workshop on “Indian Sign Language” in collaboration with Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) was organized on 25th September 2019 and 27th September 2019 to celebrate the International week of the Deaf.
Activities of the Department
  1. Orientation Programme for the first-year students was organized by the Department of Education on 26th August 2019
  2. As a part of School Experience Programme I (SEP I), first year students visited Gandhi Smriti on 29th August, 2019. The aim was to orient students about the ideology, his life and contribution of Mahatma Gandhi towards the country.
  3. Teachers’ day celebration & Investiture Ceremony held on 6th September, 2019. The event was organized by the faculty & students of Department of Education. The chief guest for the occasion was Prof. Namita Ranganathan, Department of Education, University of Delhi & ACP Sashibala Kaushik.
  4. Visit to National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum on 12th September 2019 & 19th September 2019. Students were oriented about the different galleries in the museum and workshop was conducted by the artisans where students learnt about different paintings including madhubani painting, miniature painting, warli art painting and gond painting.
  5. Visit to National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) was organized for B.Ed. First Year students on 26th September 2019.

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  1. An online webinar on the topic “Curriculum Adaptation for Children with Special Needs in an Inclusive set up” on 8th May 2020. Presenter – Mr. Dhananjay Deshmukh (Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Teacher Education, Gujarat)
  2. An online webinar on the topic “ABA and integrated support in classroom” on 11th May 2020.Presenter – Ms. Priyanka Sethi (Clinical Program Consultant, Autism Centre for Excellence, ACE)
  3. An online webinar on the topic “The new normal in times of COVID: How teachers can make a difference” on 13th May 2020. Presenter – Prof. Namita Ranganathan (Former Dean and Head,Faculty of Education, CIE, University of Delhi)
  4. A special lecture on the topic “Schooling and Teacher Responsibility in the context of Ideology,Authority and Freedom” on 15th May 2020. Presenter – Dr. Girish Bala Chaudhary (Esteemed Former Faculty, Department of Education, Lady Irwin College)
  5. Conducted an online webinar on the topic “Understanding challenging behaviours and learning practical approaches for integrated classrooms” on 15th May 2020. Presenter – Ms. Priyanka Sethi (Clinical Program Consultant, Autism Centre for Excellence, ACE)

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Value added courses
Self Defence Training Course for B.Ed. Second Year Students on ‘‘Safety of Women and Children’’ was organized from July 23, 2019 -August 09,2019 by Delhi Police (Deputy Commissioner of Police, New Delhi District)
Department with Delhi States Bharat Scouts and Guides organized a 30-hr online value-added course for B.Ed. Second Year Students on Disaster Management from March 22, 2021 to March 26, 2021.


Skill enhancement activities
Reflective Teaching Classroom Practices (2018-2021)
This workshop is specifically designed for second year students who have learnt/ given an exam in the Pedagogy of Science and Home Science courses in the first year and also complete their School Experience Programme (SEP) in the second year.
This workshop enables them to reflect on their classroom experiences during SEP and also appreciate practices.
Home Science/ Science Enrichment programme (2018-2021)
This programme focuses on the content of Home Science and Science which needs to be updated to enable the student teacher to teach ‘‘correct’’ content in the areas. This supports students understanding of current trends, life skills and planning, managing in execution of classroom activities efficiently.
Research Activities (2018-2021)
Students of B.Ed. first year are involved in action-oriented research work throughout the academic session with their tutorial group supervisors respectively. And also present and submit their final report.

Research & Publication

The department is involved in various research projects. Here are some of projects and publications. Complete list can be viewed here: Research & Publications

Completed projects
Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) – Implementing the Reform: A case study of Delhi (2012)

The study was undertaken by the Department in its endeavor to get a field view on the reform of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation, which has been implemented by CBSE. This work was completed with the active collaboration of the faculty.

Ongoing Research Projects
Dr. Renu Malaviya
  1. Khadi Goes Global: A Conclave Celebrating 100 Years of Khadi” Moving towards Global Sustainable Development Goals for the future of Mankind” on Thursday, 21st Feburary 2019 at Handicraft and Handloom Museum of India, Pargati Maidan, New Delhi-110001. Organising committee co-member
  2. Two day national stakeholder conference and exhibition to build the road to lifelong health, happiness and engagement “ENSURING HEALTHY LIVES AND PROMOTING WELLNESS IN OLD AGE” supported by NITI Aayog, HelpAge India, National Institute of Social Defence (NISD), organised by AIWEFA. Organising Committee Member
  3. “AIWEFA-Nina Sibal Memorial Award”, 2 August 2018 at IHC, New Delhi organised by AIWEFA. Member Executive Committee.
  4. Innovation Project (University of Delhi) Learning Teaching Processes: Development of Material For Teaching Of Concepts At Primary School Level For Students With Disabilities
  5. Creating Awareness on Cyber Security : Workshops in colleges and documentation. Sponsored by Google, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and All India Women’s Educational Fund Association.


Dr. Neelima Asthana
  1. DU Innovation Project LI-305, Waste to Wealth: Promoting Sustainable Consumption through Recycling of Paper Waste.
  2. Innovation Project, University of Delhi Title: “Waste to Wealth: Promoting Sustainable Consumption through Recycling of Paper Waste” Co-Investigators: Dr. Meenakshi Mittal and Dr. Puja Gupta
Dr. Mani Bhasin Kalra
  1. Principal Investigator, UGC Major Project, ‘Culturally Responsive Classrooms: Reflections from Teachers’s Narratives’. Applied for to UGC (Ongoing).
  2. Principal Investigator, University of Delhi funded Innovation Project on ‘Nutrition Awareness and Food Choices Among Students in Delhi Schools: Gaps and Barriers in Practising Healthy Food Behaviour’. 2015.
Dr. Renu Malaviya
  1. Malaviya, R. (2020). Learning Teaching Processes: Development of material for Teaching of Concepts at Primary School Level for Students with disabilities. New Delhi Renova International Publishers. 81-89901-03-6
  2. Malaviya, R. (2020). Learning Teaching Processes: Development of material for Teaching of Concepts at Primary School Level for Students with disabilities. New Delhi. Scholar Publishing House. 978-81-932035-0-7
  3. Malaviya, R. (2018). Interiors of a classroom: influences on the teaching-learning processes. New Delhi. Global Book Organisation. 9789383837-47-2
  4. Malaviya, R. (2016). Conflict Resolution: Dealing with Violence and Aggression in School Going Children. New Delhi Global Books Organisation.
  5. Malaviya, R. (2016). Recognition in Asia Pacific Who’s Who Year Book. Rifacimento International. ISBN: 8190196626


Dr. Richa Mehta
  1. Mehta, R. (2019) “Gender, School and Society”. New Delhi. Blue Rose Publications. ISBN 978-93-90432-29-5
  2. Mehta, R. (2019) “Safety Measure and Facilities Available in Schools of Delhi”. New Delhi. Blue Rose Publications. ISBN 978-93-902232-1-3
Edited Books
  1. Malaviya,R., Kalra,M., Asthana, N., & & Mehta, R. (Eds) (2021).’’Inclusion for Learning’’. New Delhi: Kanishka Publishers and Distributors.
  2. Kalra,M., Malaviya,R., Asthana, N. & Mehta, R. (Eds) (2020).“Learning and Education towards Best Practices. New Delhi: Renova International Publishers. ISBN No. 978-93-87879-64-5.
  3. Asthana,N., Malaviya,R., Kalra,M. & Mehta, R. (Eds) (2020). “Learning: Trends, Needs and Opportunities”. New Delhi: Renova International Publishers ISBN No. 978-93-87879-65-2
  4. Mehta, R. (Ed) (2019). “Safety Measure And Facilities Available In Schools of Delhi” New Delhi:Bluerose Publications. ISBN-978-93-902232-1-3
  5. Kalra, M.B. (2018). Editor Diversity- Reflections and Insights. New Delhi: Viva Books Private Limited.ISBN: 978-93-87925-19-9


Published Book Chapters
  1. Asthana,N.(2020), “Effect of Substance Abuse on Adolescents’Socio-Emotional and Intellectual Development” (pp 34-53) Eds. Kumar,S.and Rajendran,M. Anthology of Qualitative Research in Education,VL Media Solutions, New Delhi.
  2. Asthana, N. (2020). “Teacher Education Programme in South Asia: Scope of Preparing Inclusive Teachers (A Study of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka)” in Ed. Parimala, D. Higher Education in South Asia-Chllenges and Possibilities, Kanishka Publishers, New Delhi. ISBN978-93-89484-39-7 (pp487-503).
  3. Malaviya, R. (2019) etal, ‘’Communication Plays a Critical Role in influencing the Educational aspects of the Children with Autism in Depth Analysis’’. Inclusive Education: Issues, Challenges and Possibilities, Vishwagyan Prakashan, New Delhi. 978-93-83837-72-4
  4. Asthana, N. (2019), “Impact of Advertisement in Social Media on Adolescent” in Eds. Ch. Beda Devi & Ch. Sonia Devi Education and Sustainable Development Goals. New Delhi: Global e-text. ISBN:978-81-939495-3-5
  5. Asthana, N. (2019), “Including Children with Disability in Schools of Delhi: Impact of Socio-Economic Factors” in Eds.Tagore,N.R. and Rjendran,L. “ Emerging Trends in Educating Persons with Disability” . Chennai: Sakthi Pathipagam. ISBN: 978-93-81899-97-7,p 217-229


Published Papers
  1. Malaviya,R. (2021).‘‘Revisiting Pedagogical Processes for learners with Disabilities: COVID 19 and Beyond’’, International e-Journal: Disability Studies Special Education & Rehabilitation. ISSN No. 2455-8001
  2. Malaviya,R. (2021).‘‘ Collaboration between Special Educator, General Teacher and Family for Mainstream Inclusive Education’’, International e-Journal: Disability Studies Special Education & Rehabilitation. ISSN No. 2455-8001
  3. A.Neelima and Aggrawal,T. (2020), “Probiotics: A Therapeutic Tool to Manage the Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder”, Autism Open Access 10: 248. doi: 10.35248/2165-7890.20.10.248.
  4. Mehta, R. (2020). Awareness and use of online banking by women: a study. Paritosh Journal. ISSN No.- 2347-6648 GROUP-1 ISO:7021-2008
  5. Mishra, RD. (2020).Role of NGO school towards educational Rehabilitation- Shodh Sanchar Bulletin UGC care listed Journal Lady Irwin College 88th Annual Report 2020 97


Papers presented in seminar/conference/ workshops/ training
  1. Asthana, N. (2019), “Right of Persons with Disability Act,2016 Onwards: Status of female students with Disability in some Selected Government Schools of Delhi” National Seminar on “ Role of Young and Adolescent Girls with Disabilities in National Integration of India”, Society for Disability and Rehabilitation Studies and Human Rights and Disability Studies Programmes, School of International Studies, JNU. 25th and 26th July,2019
  2. Mehta, R. (2020). “Effect of globalisation and religion on women education in india- a study” Paper presented and Published in Bodhi International Journal of Research in Humanities , Arts and Science
  3. Mehta, R. (2020). “Multilingualism as a tool to enhance learning in the classroom” Paper presented in International conference on Global Technologies Advancement in Social Sciences Published in Kaav international journal of Economics, Commerce and Business Management.
  4. Mishra, RD. (2020). Paper presented on Creativity in ICL 2020- Lady Irwin College . Asthana, N. (2019). “Impact of Advertisement in Social Media on Adolescent Behaviour” National Seminar on Education and Sustainable Goals, organized by Department of Adult Continuing Education and Extension (ACCE) and Department of Education, Manipur University. 7-8 March, 2019.
  5. Asthana, N. (2019), “Including Children with Disability in Schools of Delhi: Impact of Socio-Economic Factors”, International Conference on “Emerging Trends in Educating Persons with Disability”,MGR Institute of Special Education and Research & Tamil Nadu Teacher Education University, 23.1.2019.


Outreach Footprints (Invited Lectures/ Resource Person/ Expert)
Dr. Renu Malaviya
  1. “Counseling –Understanding Adolescence & its Implications on Academics in classes 11 & 12” :Workshop -Resource Person for In-service training of Political Science and History Teachers from Army Public Schools across the country organized by Faculty Development & Research Centre of the AWES, for the
  2. “Integrating Therapy with School Activities – Learning to communicate with Special Children: CRE Workshop Resource Person for Educators of ASHA School , topic – “Integrating Therapy with School Activities.” organized by Faculty Development & Research Centre of the AWES.
  3. Counseling –Understanding Adolescence & Managing Classroom Behaviour in classes 6-10 : Workshop -Resource Person for In-service training of English Teachers from Army Public Schools across the country organized by Faculty Development & Research Centre of the AWES
  4. Managing Special Children – Issues , Challenges , concerns and solutions”: Workshop -Resource Person for In-service training of Coordinators Primary Wing organized by Faculty Development & Research Centre of the AWES
  5. Classroom management” : Workshop conducted for secondary and senior secondary school teachers as part of Capacity Building Programme organized by Center for Excellence, CBSE.


Dr. Mani Bhasin Kalra
  1. Guided Masters dissertations in Education of the University of Punjab and University of Delhi. M.Ed. Dissertations, University of Delhi and University of Punjab, in the area of Teacher Education
  2. Research Seminar projects as a part of the B.Ed. curriculum in Tutorials and community work
  3. Paper Setter and Examiner, B.Ed. Exam-University of Delhi since 1996 till date
  4. Paper Setter and Examiner, B.Ed. Entrance Exam-University of Delhi since 1996 till date
  5. Paper Setter Law Entrance Exam-University of Delhi Workshop on “Learning Styles” organised for DAV Public school teachers


Dr. Neelima Asthana
  1. Online lecture (Webinar), “Universal Design of Learning and Inclusion” 8th June 2020 @ 2 PM Tamil Nadu Teacher Education University, Chennai
  2. “Some Aspects of Teaching Methodology and Language Teaching”, Bukhara State University, Bukhara, Uzbekistan, December 30,2019
  3. “Education System in India and Methods of Teaching” Namangaan June 2019
  4. “Continuous Professional Development of School Teachers”, The National Meet (under the aegis of IASE, MHRD-GOI),CIE, Department of Education, University of Delhi. 20th February, 2019.
  5. “Continuous Professional Development of Teacher Educators”, National Consultative Meet (sponsored by NRC ICSSR), organized under the aegis of IASE-MHRD at CIE, Department of Education, University of Delhi. February 21-22, 2019.-Resource Person


Dr. Richa Mehta
  1. Editor of National Conference On Learning: 1. Learning and Education towards Best practices, Joint Editors, Renova, International Publisher 2020, ISBN 978-93-87879-65-
  2. Editor of National Conference on Learning: 2. Learning: Trends, Needs and Opportunities, Joint Editors, Renova International Publisher 2020, ISBN 978-93-87879-65-2
  3. Member of National Conference on Learning,”Teachers: Effecting change for a sustainable future” Organised by Department of Education 2019.
Dr. Shankar Lal (Adhoc)
  1. Resource Persons, CRE, on the topic “Preparation of TLM with reference to Learning Disability children” at Umang –Red Cross Institute of Special Education with the collaboration of rehab at Umang –Red Cross Institute of Special Education, Faridkot- Punjab. 2015.
  2. Attended Workshop on Prep and Cogent by Dr. J.P Dass (founder of PASS theory of Intelligence). Organized by Andhara society for Dyslexia & Manovikas Inatitute at Sumriti Hall, New Delhi. 2015
  3. Resource Persons, sensitization programme for Disability on the topic “Inclusion and Accessibility at Arpan Institute for rehabilitation collaboration with MSJ&E Govt. of India at Rohtak (H.R.) 2015.
  4. Resource Persons, CRE programme on the topic “Waste out of it: Development of TLM at Arpan Institute for rehabilitation collaboration with RCI, Govt. of India at Rohtak (H.R.) 2015.
Mr. Dhananjay Vishnu Deshmukh (Adhoc)
  1. Resource person for Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) programmes for CRE
Ms. Rashi Dubey Mishra (Adhoc)
  1. Video lecture taken on Gender Green Teacher Project- MOOC- for NIOS
  2. Curriculum development committee member for Teacher training program of NIOS
Dr. Astha Saxena (Adhoc)
  1. Participated as a Resource Person in the lecture series on ‘Pedagogies in Higher Education’ for NCWEB (Non Collegiate Women’s Education Board) teachers at the Department of Education, Delhi University during November 12-15, 2018.
M.Sc Dissertations
S.No Title of dissertation Name of Student Name of Supervisor
1 To study the waste management practices followed in schools and colleges in Delhi” (2015) Shivangi Joshi Neelima Asthana
2 Green marketing: a perspective of consumers and traders”2015) Prabhleen Kaur Neelima Asthana
3.  “A Study of Student’s environmental knowledge, attitude and behavior and role of school recycling program” (2015) Bhavya Verma Neelima Asthana
4.  “Study on the effect of PM 2.5 and PM 10 on indoor-outdoor air quality in urban and rural area schools. (2016) Damini Singh Neelima Asthana
5. “A study on maximizing creativity and communication quotient through reducing, reusing and recycling of waste paper in school.” (2016) Lavina Chawla Neelima Asthana
6. A comparative study of pre-service teachers’ and in-service teachers’ perception regarding sustainable development and its related issues” (2017) Akshata Verma Neelima Asthana
7. “The Impact of Social Media Advertising on Buying Behaviour of the Adolescents” (2018) Puja Choudhary (RMDA) Neelima Asthana
8. “Workers’ Well-being in Apparel Industry: A Study in Haryana”(2020) Sakshi Sharma (RMDA) Neelima Asthana
Puja Gupta
Ph.D. Thesis
Students awarded Ph. D.
Sr .No Date of Registration Title of Thesis Name of Student Name of Supervisor
1 19.01.2015-0 8.10.2020 A Study of Science Communication at Primary Level Ms Rita Singh Dr. Mani Bhasin Kalra
Students with ongoing Ph. D.
Sr. No. Date of Registration Title of Thesis Name of Student Name of Supervisor
1 2019 – Ongoing Bully: Insight into  Developmental Contextual perspective in Delhi School setting Ms.  Swati Sharma Dr. Renu Malaviya
2 2018 – Ongoing A study of financial support for education and resources of children with Disability Mr. Akhilesh Yadav. Dr. Renu Malaviya
3 2018 – Ongoing Children in difficult circumstances: Challenges and strengths Ms. Farheen Jalan Dr. Renu Malaviya
4 17.11.2017- Ongoing Perspectives and Experiences about Mental Health of Youth Ms Shruti Pokhriyal Dr. Mani Bhasin Kalra
5 26.11.2018- Ongoing Happiness Curriculum and the School Ecology: Paradigm, Beliefs and Influences on School Children Ms Aprajita Narula Dr. Mani Bhasin Kalra
6 26.11.2018- Ongoing Sense of self and child cognition in school environment: A socio-cultural perspective Ms Divya Kalra Dr. Mani Bhasin Kalra
7 2021- ongoing Social Adjustment of People with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Ms Priyanka Rao Dr. Mani Bhasin Kalra
Co Guide Dr. Richa Mehta
8 2021 – ongoing To Assess the Impact of Kishori Shakti Yojna on Nutritional Status of Adolescent Girls enrolled under the Scheme in Delhi Ms Basudha Dr. Mani Bhasin Kalra
9 2021 – ongoing Comparative Study between Online and Traditional Teaching with respect to Reflective Practices Ms Geetika Sharma Dr. Mani Bhasin Kalra
10 2018 – Ongoing Nutritional Behaviour and Nutritional Status of Adolescents with Autism Ms. Tarubhi Agrawal Dr. Neelima Asthana
11 2018 – Ongoing Inclusion in MCD Schools of Delhi. Suman Sharma Dr. Neelima Asthana
12 2018 – Ongoing Ucch Shakshik Paripreksha mein viklang mahilaon ki manosamajik
stithi ka adhyan.
Pushpendra Tripathi Dr. Neelima Asthana
13 2021- Ongoing Attitude towards disability : how does media helps (tentative) Smriti Dr. Neelima Asthana

Awards, Honors & Recognitions

The department and it’s members have received several awards, honors and recognitions. Some of them are listed below. Complete list can be viewed here: Awards & Recognitions 

2021- 2015

(Starting from latest data of annual report published in 2021 till 2015, data can be taken from annual reports).

  1. An Innovation project of the Department won Best Display Award (Health Concerns Category) on February 20, 2015 at Antardhwani, University of Delhi, The Innovation Project on “Nutrition Awareness and Food Choices among Students in Delhi Schools: Gaps and Barriers in Practicing Healthy FoodBehaviour” is jointly conducted by Department of Food and Nutrition and Department ofEducation.
  2. Renu Malaviya received an International Asia Pacific Who’s Who Award on March 28, 2016, for the contribution in Education
  3. The Department of Education received an award of Asia’s Most Trusted Brand Award (Bangkok) for the best college in Asia. (2016)
  4. Renu Malaviya received an award from the LIC Sports Society in Outstanding Contribution from Lady Irwin College in the year 2018.
  5. Renu Malaviya received an International Education Awards 2019 for the Contribution to the Education Community by KITS Production in collaboration with Techprolabz.
  6. Richa Mehta received a Puducherry academic researchers academy (para awards) in 2020 for outstanding researcher award.

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