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Dr Geetika Saluja

Present Position Director, Programs and Development
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Ph.D. Education (CTU, 2015)
Post Graduation M.Sc(Mircobiology), M.Ed
Work Experience 20+ years
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Research Interest:

  • Integration of life skills with academic skills in curriculum designing.
  • Converting competitive classrooms into cooperative classrooms.
  • Education in Sustainable Development.
  • Corporate communication.


    • Evaluator at National Children’s Science Congress for National levels.
    • ISA coordinator for ISA (International School Awards) an initiative of British Council.
    • During the IASCE conference at University of Hull, I was awarded the book ‘Finnish Lesson’ for sharing the ‘Best idea on How to incorporate Cooperative learning in the classroom?’ by PasiSahleberg - Director General of CIMO (Centre for International Mobility and Cooperation) at the Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland.
    • My research paper on Cooperative learning was acknowledged and has received GTA – Global Teacher Accreditation Award with Commendation by British Council.
    • Shortlisted for ParyavaranMitra teacher award by CEE and NCERT.
    • Awarded for Best poster among teachers category at the ParyavaranMitraMela by CEE, NCERT and RTC, Ajmer.
    • My efforts with my team ensured that our educational institute was awarded by NCERT and CEE as Best ParyavaranMitraschool.
    • Received appreciation for participating in pilot study of implementation of online diploma programme, ‘Young Masters Programme’ (YMP) on Sustainable Development of Lund University Sweden - endorsed by UNESCO in 2014.
    • Awarded ‘Create to Inspire’ Exemplary teacher and Exemplary Leaders by Microsoft and CEE Certificate of Appreciation by ‘Wipro Earthian Programme’ for ‘Water and Sustainability’ program.
    • As Judge for city level school civic project at ‘BalaJaanagraha 2014-15 Civic Project’ at Zydus School of Excellence, Ahmedabad.
    • Certificate of Appreciation by Pollution Control Board, Gujarat and WastePro for contribution in Conservation of Environment, 2016.

    Latest Five Publications

    • Saluja, G. (2014, August). Getting Future Ready, Teacher Plus, Retrieved from
    • Saluja, G. (2013). Teaching Science Through Cooperative Learning Strategies, Reflective Practitioners—Journeys of Action Research from India, British Council. Retrieved from on%202013.pdf .
    • Saluja, G. (2015). Teaching Science through Cooperative Learning Strategies’, Innovation in English Language Teacher Education, 213-220, British Council. Retrieved from ISBN 978-0-86355-765-1.
    • Saluja, G. and Yagnik, M.K. (2015). Effectiveness of Co-operative Learning Method on Achievement in Science in Relation to Certain Variables for Upper Primary School Students, Education and Society, APH Publishing House, New Delhi, 4(1), 221-245. ISSN N 2319 -9687.
    • Saluja, G. (2016, December 20). OPINION | Need of Education for 21st Century. Retrieved from o2mYyYBYo66pQ%3D%3D ISSN 2381-3652.
    • Saluja, G. (2016, December 27). Benefits of Effective Cooperative Learning,, Retrieved from ISSN 2381-3652.

    Additional Information

    • Head, Varmora Centre For Excellence.
    • Director, Cassagroup.
    • Director, Boho Homes.
    • Member of IASCE: International Association for the Study of Cooperation in Education.
    • Member of ActiveTraffic Consultative Committee, (ATCC).
    • Member of : GEAERD: Global Educators Association for Educational Research and Development.
    • Member of Global India Bharat Vikas.
    • Gujarat Coordinator, TRAX, An NGO working on road safety.

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