Department of Educational Administration and Management

2. Department of Educational Administration and Management


(a) Head of Department : Dr. Mahboob Sooltan Sohawon


(b) Academic Staff

  NAME STATUS
1.
Dr. Sohawon M S Senior Lecturer
2.
Congo-Poottaren N C (Mrs) Lecturer
3.
Adiapen V (Miss) Lecturer

(i) Academic Staff : : Mr. Mahboob Sooltan Sohawon
(a) Area of Specialisation: Educational Leadership and Management 
(b) Responsibility/ ies:
   • Programme Co-ordinator for DESI (Rodrigues)
   • Assistant Programme Co-ordinator for DEM
   • Assistant Programme Co-ordinator for PGDEL
   • Module Co-ordinator for PGCE
(c)Research Interest:
   • Educational Leadership
   • Administration and Management
(d) Other Responsibilities:
   • Quality Assurance – Resource Person

(ii) Academic Staff : Mrs Nathalie Congo-Poottaren 
(a) Area of Specialisation: Educational Leadership and Management, Social Development and Counselling
(b) Responsibility/ ies
   • Module co-ordinator B.Ed (PT/FT)
   • Module Co-ordinator TDS (PT/FT)
(c) Research Interest:
   • Inclusive education and school leadership
(d) Other Responsibilities:
   • Resource person for MOEHR

(3) On-going research in the Department
Title: Harnessing the community for effective teaching and learning.
Researchers/ Research leaders: Mr Mahboob Sooltan Sohawon and Mrs Nathalie Congo-Poottaren
Main objectives: Understand the importance and relevance of the community's contribution, especially parents, to teaching and learning

(4) Activities of the Department
Nature of activity: Interactive workshops 
1. Teacher's Diploma secondary – end of November
2. Diploma in Educational Supervision and Inspection DESI early December
3. Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Management PGDEL Jointly MIE and British Council early December.
Team Leaders: Mr Mahboob Sooltan Sohawon and Mrs Nathalie Congo-Poottaren M 
Objectives:It is expected that the participants could demonstrate the ability to analyse and synthesise theory and practice

Research Paper

Enacting social justice in secondary schools: On track or off track in school leaders' professional development

LEADERSHIP – HUMILITY, ARROGANCE AND PRIDE

Literature in leadership stresses upon the importance of a leader to be humble besides possessing other qualities like courtesy, pleasantness, being considerate and sensitive, fair, kind, warm and the list can go on and on. According to John ADAIR, humility is another generic quality of universal leaders. He further states that a sense of humility is one of the most valuable assets in those who occupy high offices of leadership among us. There are abounding instances where we have seen leaders sitting perched up above their followers who abase themselves before them

PGDEL/PGDEM Interactive Workshop

Theme: Anthropological Research - The Maya Experience

MENTORING – THE (MIS) UNDERSTOOD LEADERSHIP SKILL

‘Before making the genius, let us make the man.’ Albert Einstein.

The Journal for Australasian School Leaders - Leadership in Focus

 

Distributed leadership and succession planning
SOOLTAN MAHBOOB discusses the issue of distributed leadership in schools. He critically explores and analyses the traditional barriers, the current opportunities and the responsibility of principals in preparing future school leaders.

Distributed leadership and succession planning

 Mr SOOLTAN MAHBOOB discusses the issue of distributed leadership in schools. He critically explores and analyses the traditional barriers, the current opportunities and the responsibility of principals in preparing future school leaders.

Blending Theory into the Practicum: PGDEL Experience

Presentation of a Research Paper on ‘Blending Theory into the Practicum: The PGDEL Experience’ scheduled for the 5th of October 2012 on the occasion of the “Teachers’ Day”.