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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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About the Author
Author: Parveen Sharma Website: eklavyaparv.com
Founder and Skill Development Facilitator at UniSkills LLP
Parveen
EklavyaParv is the Life Long Learning platform of UniSkills School of Skill Development, Kurukshetra (Haryana) INDIA. Working on the motivational trilogy of Enhance-Empower-Encourage, 'UniSkills' is providing learning contents to learners across the globe as its Open Educational Resources (OERs) initiative. Parveen Kumar Sharma is a Skill Development Facilitator and Founder of UniSkills. He has been working in the areas of Communication Skills, EdTech, Internet Maturity, Academic Intervention and Skill Development for a decade. His academic credentials are: M.Phil. (English), Post-graduation in English as well as in Journalism and Mass Communication. He holds a Bachelor of Education and more than 15 online certifications in various areas of learning. He is an ardent believer of Innovative Learning and has established 'EduSoMedia' (Education through Social Media) Model of Learning in HigherEd while working with his students at Amity University Noida (2009-2015). He is associated with various government and private organisations as an expert.

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