Dr. Swati Partani, Asst Professor and HOD, Child Development Department, at Maniben Nanavati Women’s College is working with this institution from last two years. Previously she has worked with PGSR Home science, SNDT, S P N Doshi Women’s College, Mumbai, International College for Girls, Jaipur, and Center for unfolding Learning Potential, NGO dedicated towards the education for minority children, Jaipur.
She has obtained her Master’s degree from Dept. of Human Development and Family Studies, from CCS HAU, Hisar, Haryana in 2001. She then completed her Ph D. from Human Development Department, from SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, Maharashtra in 2012.
She has qualified UGC, JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) and NET in December, 2004 for Ph D, qualified Agricultural Scientists Board for Lecturer ship/Assistant professorship (ICAR)-NET in October, 2001, qualified State Level Eligibility Test (SLET) for Lecturer ship (RPSC) in October, 200, qualified UGC-NET for Lecturer ship in June, 2001. She has also completed Online Course with distinction on “Creativity, Innovation, and Change” from THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, September, 2013 from Coursera.org. Teaching: Currently teaching UG students and Research methods to PG students.
Under-graduate:- Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Child Care and Guidance, Children with Special Needs, Adolescents Development, Marriage and Family Relationships, Human Developmental Theories, Human Resource Development
Post-graduate:- Advance early childhood education, curriculum Planning, Issues in early childhood education, Research methods, and Family theories Research: Guiding research of M. Sc. HD/ECE students since 2012.
Grants and Honours
Awarded UGC-Junior Research Fellowship for pursuing Ph. D. Awarded ICAR- Junior Research Fellowship for pursuing M. Sc. Best Paper Award in National Conference, 2017 on topic “Multiple Intelligences theory: An innovative pedagogy in teaching and learning.” Judged Intercollegiate Research Competition ‘Urjita’ For undergraduate Students at Mumbai, 2017.
Judged Inter School competition ‘MVM Mega Wave Talent Parade’ at MVM international School, Mumbai, 2016. Awarded “Wonderchef Most Influential Woman Contest” by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, 2016. Chief Guest at annual day at “Learning Curve Preschool-2018”
Publications: She has published papers and participated in many international and national forums. International (6), National (10), Books (2)
Conferences: International (5), National (8) Seminars: International (1), National (3) Academic Activities
Restructured syllabus for M. Sc. ECE/HD. Examiner and Moderator for M.Sc., B. Sc, and PG Diploma students. Conducted Viva for M.Sc. Students. Content validation of tools and products used in research. Conducted Workshops for the teachers. Conducted talks on Parenting
Life member of Indian Science Congress Association
Life member of Home Science association of India