Profile of Prof. Arbind K. Jha

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Prof. Arbind K. Jha enjoys the distinction of having his Bachelor’s, Master’s, M.Phil. and Ph.D. — all degrees in Education. He has studied Mathematics, too at Master level. More than twenty fellows at masters’ level, five fellows at M. Phil. level and three fellows at Ph.D. level have written their dissertations in education under his supervision and guidance. Presently there are eight Ph.D. scholars conduction their research work. Before joining MGAHU Wardha, he was a faculty and Dean, School of Education at Central University of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala.


 

          He is credited with widely acclaimed books entitled “Nyaya Philosophy: Epistemology and Education”; “Constructivist Epistemology and Pedagogy: Insight into Teaching, Learning and Knowing and a popular book “Homework Education: A Powerful Tool of Learning”. A recent important work of his in the field of education along with Anita Woolfolk and Girishwar Misra has been published by Pearson entitled “Fundamentals of Educational Psychology”.

 


          He has participated and presented more than forty papers in several national, international conferences/seminars. He has presented his papers in the International Conferences of ‘Global Conference on Education’ at University of Riverside, California, USA; ‘Global Conference on Creative Engagements: Thinking with Children’ at Mansfield College, Oxford, UK;  Canada International Conference on Education, at University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada etc. Apart from presentation of papers, he has also visited some international universities such as University of La Sierra, University of Riverside at Riverside, California, USA and New York State University at New York, USA, Institute of Education at London and Oxford University at Oxfordshire in UK.

 


          He has also published papers in journals of repute. He acts as a “Resource Person” for NUEPA, New Delhi, NCERT, New Delhi, SCERT, Gurgaon, Haryana Institute of Public Administration (HIPA), Gurgaon, Academic Staff College, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi, Academic Staff College, HP University, Shimla, ASC at DAVV Indore, ASC at Rajasthan University, Jaipur etc. and has delivered talks as Invited Speaker in different institutions in India. He is a prolific contributor to Philosophical and Educational Studies and Research. His areas of interest and specialization are Educational Problems and Practices in general and Epistemology, Pedagogy, and Constructivist Pedagogy in particular.



Prof. Arbind K Jha

Dean, School of Education

Director, Distance Education

Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University

Wardha-442001

Contacts: 91- 7350176177 and 9805701199      

E-mail: drarbind1@gmail.com