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Wed, Nov

Parveen Kumar Sharma

Founder & CEO
UniSkills LLP & UniSkills School of Skill Development
Kurukshetra (Haryana) INDIA

Communication Skills Trainer
Spoken English & Public Speaking Expert
Mentor- Online Communities with Shiksha
Life Skills Coach for Children (K-12)
Internet Maturity & Social Media Guide 

Career Objective: Vision and Approach

  • To Serve the Teaching Occupation with Dedication towards Meaningful Learning
  • To Enhance Communication Skills of Students and Inculcate Career Oriented Skills
  • To Integrate Educational Technology and Innovative Teaching into the Pedagogy
  • Competencies:
    Communication Skills Training; Teaching of English; Spoken English; Theatre and Public Speaking; Mass Communication and Journalism; Resume & Job Interview Training; Group Discussion; Career Guidance; Leadership Skill Development; Web-based Writing; Social Media; Creative Writing; Anchoring; Workplace Communication; Blogging; Educational Technology; Presentation Skills; Personality Development; Internet Maturity; Story Telling; Critical Thinking

Profile Snapshot:

  • Experienced in Teaching/Training of Communication Skills-Business Communication-English
  • Mentor-Online Communities with Shiksha.com (Educational and Career Guidance Platform)
  • EdTech Evangelist & Founder of  EduSoMedia (Education through Social Media) ‘Model of Innovative Teaching-Learning’ in Higher Education
  • E-content Evaluator with Central Institute of Education Technology (CIET-NCERT)
  • Collaborating with Global & Indian EdTech Experts in EdTech & ICT
  • Resource Person for National & International Events on Education and Skill Development
  • Social Media Consultant, Citizen Engagement Strategist and Event Manager

Academic Qualifications:

  • M. Phil. in English (2008) with 60.80 % from K. U. Kurukshetra (KUK)
  • Master of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication (2010) with 66.6% from KUK
  • Master of Arts in English (2005) with 60.20 % from the Department of English, KUK
  • Bachelor of Education- English & Geography (2007) with 72.40% from UCE KUK
  • Bachelor of Arts (2003) with 67.75% from KUK (First Position in College)

Certifications (MOOCs):

Writing for Web, Online Advertising, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, Becoming a  Confident Trainer, Education in a Changing World, Human Resources, Leadership: Identity, Influence and Power, Early Childhood Education, Effective Presentations, Effective Leadership, Social Media Marketing, Strategic Planning, How to Succeed at Interviews

Experience-cum-Employment History: Roles & Initiatives

Technology Education & Research Integrated Institutions (TERii) Kurukshetra

           Assistant Professor- Communication Skills & English

          (Since 21 November 2017)

  • Faculty for Communication Skills and Spoken English Training
  • Conceptualised & Established the Monthly Lecture Series - TERii Talks
  • Editor-in-Chief- TERii Times Newsletter
  • Initiated the Add-on Certifications by Corporate Resource Centre
  • Established Kavi Ghar – A Literary Club & Innovative Language Lab
  • Coordinator-Founder (SPOC) for SWAYAM-NPTEL Local Chapter at TERii
  • Coordinator for IIT, Delhi – Virtual Labs Nodal Center & Internshala at TERii

S. D. College Ambala Cantt. (Haryana)

           Visiting Faculty/Resource Person & Trainer

           (December 2015 – November 2017)

  • Teacher Training – Educational Technology
  • Placement Preparation Workshops for Students
  • Communication Skills Enhancement Workshops
  • Teaching of Creativity & Critical Thinking to Vocational Degree Students
  • University Youth Festival – Literary Events Trainer (Trained Students to become the Best Orators of K. U. Kurukshetra for two years)

Wisdom World School, Kurukshetra

        PGT English & Communication Skills

         (01 July 2016 – 31 December 2016)

  • Designed Comprehensive Curriculum of Communication Skills for Grade I - XII
  • Special Spoken English and Pronunciation Training of Students of Primary Classes
  • Team Member - NEWS WISDOM - School News Bulletin & Coordinator GK Club
  • Event Manager and Anchor in School Events

Amity University, Noida

      (Assistant Professor, Grade-II)
      (01 April 2009 - 03 December 2015)

  • Subjects: Communication Skills, English, Business Communication,
  • Innovative Educator (established EduSoMedia) using EdTech, ICT, OERs, Blended Learning, Flipped Classroom, Social Media Platforms, Online Courses
  • Mentor to Students’ Startups in Entrepreneurship
  • Question Paper Setter, Moderator and Examination Observer
  • Internal Auditor for ISO/BSI & other Accreditation Preparations
  • Founder & In-Charge of Communication Skills Enhancement Club at Amity University
  • Editor-in-Chief- AmiComm (Amity’s First Communication Skills Newsletter)
  • Core Team Member for Amity Youth Festivals-Cultural Events & Mentor to Dramatic Clubs/Theatre Teams at Amity
  • Trainer with Amity Institute of Education and Training for Training Courses for Defense Personnel (Indian Army, Air Force, Navy, BSF etc.) sponsored by DGR, under Ministry of Defense, GoI, India.
  • E-Content Evaluator with CIET, NCERT, under the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India
  • Worked as Training Coordinator, that involves Developing Modules, Coordinating with the university officials as well as the clients

Manohar Memorial Polytechnic, Fatehabad, Haryana

Lecturer in English & Communication Skills
 (August 2007-October 2008)

  • Essentials of Communication Skills, English Language and Placement Preparation
  • Established Lakshay- Career Guidance Cell in the Institution

Department of Youth & Cultural Affairs, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
(Team Leader- Event Management Volunteers’ Team – Stage Announcer and Anchor)
(January 2006- May 2014)

  • Team Leader & Main Anchor for Ratnawali Festival (2007-2014)
  • Digital Media Strategist and Social Media Manager for Ratnawali
  • Coordinator - Literary-cum-Communication Skills Workshop (KUK) from 2007-2018
  • Team Leader-Stage Management-cum-Anchoring Team for Association of Indian Universities National Youth Fests & all Zonal/Inter-Zonal Fests organized by Kurukshetra University
  • Voluntary Editor and Writer for Rule Books & Guide to Literary Competitions/Workshops 

Experience in Special Projects:

  • Hum Bharat Ke Log – We the People of India – Preamble Song – Released by Governor of Haryana at the State Level Republic Day 2017
    (https://youtu.be/pyBsm3a7jAs )
  • Vision Kurukshetra -2022 – IEC (Information-Education-Communication) Module Development Team Member
  • International Gita Mahotsav 2016 and 2017 – Social Media and Citizen Engagement Strategist
  • Anchor for the International Gita Mahotsav 2016 International Level Half Marathon
  • Republic Day Celebrations (2016) for 15 Days – Consultant and Social Media Associate with  District Administration, Kurukshetra
  • Vision Kurukshetra –Member– IEC Module Designer and Resource Person (Planning Phase)
  • National Saraswati Mahotsav 2016- Team Leader of the Digital Documentation Team
  • International Saraswati Mahotsav 2017 – Provided Consultancy to the District Administration in the planning of Events
  • Documentary Concept, Script, and Direction– Gazab Ke Log (On Parents of 07 Achievers - Kataria Sisters) https://youtu.be/QKVdFNGzQCE 

Conferences –Seminars-Workshops:

  • Speaker & Participant at IEEE Sponsored FDP-cum-Workshop on Technology-Enabled Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (08 June-14 June 2015) at GEHU, Dehradun
  • Speaker on Leveraging the Potential of Social Media in Education, at Higher Education Technology Conference (Delhi) by EdTechReview in Feb-2015
  • Paper Presented in International Conference on Media Literacy: Issues and Challenges at IMC & MT, KU, Kurukshetra (29-30 March 2014)
  • Paper Presented in International Conference on Role of E-Learning in Quality Education at RH Govt. PG College, Kashipur, US Nagar, Uttrakhand (22-23 February 2015)
  • Participated in International Conference on ‘Media & Law: The Contemporary Challenges and Strategies’ at Amity Law School (II), Amity University, Noida (01 October 2015)
  • Participated in Faculty Development Programme on ‘Massive Open Online Courses’ by a  Team (IIT-Madras) & Amity Academic Staff College, Noida (27 August 2015)
  • Participated in UGC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Indian Writings in English-Native & Diasporic’ at M.M. College, Fatehabad (January 24-25, 2008)
  • Coordinator & Resource Person for Kurukshetra University (Annual) Literary Workshop, organised by the Department of Youth & Cultural Affairs, KUK during 2007 - 2018
  • Participated in FDP on Language Literature & Communication Skills at Amity Institute of English Studies & Research, Amity University, Noida (01 July 2013-09 July 2013)
  • Conducted the Social Media Smartness Workshop for District Administration, Kurukshetra
  • Literary Workshop Coordinator for Kurukshetra University at DAV PG College, Karnal (2018)

Publications:

  • EduSoMedia (Social Media in Education) - Talk of the Educational Town (2013, Article on edtechreview.in)
  • New Media EdTech: Let Us Take Sides Now (2014, Article on edtechreview.in)
  • Survivor’s Guilt in Hemingway’s Writings: An Insight into His Making (Research Paper)
  • LinkedIn Authorship: Articles posted on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com)
  • A Critical Study of Midnight’s Children (Help Book)
  • Communication Skills related Articles (more than 100) on eklavyaparv.com

Accomplishments & Awards:

  • All India Winner of Shiksha Question-Answer Contest 2017 (Prize – Kindle)
  • Appreciation Certificate for Social Media Activities by District Administration, Kurukshetra
  • Founder of EduSoMedia Model of  Teaching-Learning
  • Winner (II) Rostrum-Annual Public Speaking Competitions at KU, Kurukshetra (2006)
  • Worked as Stage Announcer in National Fests of Association of Indian Universities (2006, 2009, 2014), Ratnawali: Haryana Day State Level Festivals & Cultural Programs at KUK
  • First Kurukshetra University Alumnus to serve as Volunteer Team Lead/coordinator and Main Anchor for  University & National Events during 2006-2014
  • Resource Person for Anchoring (2017 & 2018) – Summer Camp by Sanskar Bharti
  • Anchor/Stage Announcer in the Cultural Programmes organized by NZCC- Govt. of India, Dept. of Information and Public Relations (Haryana), Sangeet Natak Academy, National School of Drama, Haryana State Games -2008, International Trade Fair-2008, Event Management Team Leader in National Fests of Association of Indian Universities (2006, 2009, 2014)
  • Anchoring & Event Management of Ministry of Culture & NZCC’s Event ‘ Saanskritik Pratibha Khoj evm Samman Samaroh (15 July 2018)
  • Ambassador – Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) in 2016
  • Career Guide and Mentor to Startups

 

 

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