User:Balqis Thaahaveettil

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Employer:Markaz Training College
Occupation:Lecture in Educational Psychology and Life Sciences Online Tutor for ESL and Science
Other roles:Online Counsellor ,Teacher trainer ,Painter and Writer
Languages:English ,Hindi and Malayalam
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This is Balqis Thaahaveettil from India.I am a college certified lecturer and have passed the national eligibility test to teach at colleges and secondary level.I have worked as a teacher educator /trainer at teacher training college,giving lectures in educational psychology and I can indeed help you to start learning difficult subjects through simplified ways.I can teach learning theories as well.Iam also interested in teaching school children science and math subjects.I can teach graduate students life sciences,basics of Educational philosophy and ofcourse English too in a more interactive,learner centered way assuring you to overcome and tackle with problems of your varied learning styles .I'm a dedicated tutor online for spoken english and free classes are given from[[1]] website. I can give you proper guidance to help you reach out the aspirations regarding your academic outcomes as well .I have taken degree with English as a second language (ESL),Study english learning skills with me.I'm glad enough to help students ,teachers and others to get on their way with their own inbuilt capabilities and to see them set off free to their own desired horizons.I love sharing of knowledge

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  • Post graduate Degree in EducationUniversity of Calicut, India Nov 2003 - Mar 2005

*Bachelor of EducationUniversity of Calicut, India Jun 2002 - Jun 2003Post graduate Degree in in Zoology University of Calicut, India Jun 2000 - Jun 2002Bachelor of Science in Zoology University of Calicut, India Aug 1998 - Jun 2000

  • I had my degree with English as a second language ( ESL ). Professional Exams & Certifications National Eligibility Test for Lecturership for teaching colleges at degree level by the Government of India NCTE,UGC, NET by UGC India Year Of Passing: 2007

  • State Eligibility Test for Higher Secondary for teaching schools all levels by Government of Kerala State Kerala,India. Year Of Passing: 2004.

Qualification.jpgMy Interests

I am interested in teaching and sharing the knowledge.I like to meet and exchange knowledge with people around the world,helping others especially. I'm also eager to contribute to the OERU content developing online



I am an ardent lover of Philosophy ,Literature ,Science and Arts..with a humanitarian outlook .I live in Kerala,a beautiful place where you should visit one day ! I am interested in teaching ,counselling,gardening ,reading ,telling stories, writing poems ,blogging ,cooking ,making things ,thinking about the ultimate reality ,painting and sharing knowledge and the list goes on and on ...


Personal Spreading the word of WE

I have spread the word of WE

I have been spreading the word about WE since I joined it on 2011.There were many who joined this but some of them were adopted by me as they wanted help to get in.I had them join here through theInternational coooking recipes group we have on facebook for WE Culinary Education initiated by Patricia Schlicht.A few users have already joined us and many are on their way .Some of them are adopted by me as they need constant assistance .They are 

1.Momina Patel

2.Shabnaaz Mall

3.Tammy Taiba

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By signing this optional learning contract I will try to complete my training in basic wiki editing skills to achieve the status of a Wikibuddy. In return for this free training opportunity, I will give the gift of knowledge by donating or developing at least one free content resource licensed under a CC-BY-SA or CC-BY license which can be used by myself (and others) on WikiEducator.
Brief description of project

I have made visual resources on microteaching in collaboration with Dr.Cynthia  and a gallery of diagrams and visuals including important learning theories in  Educational Psychology for graduate and post graduate students of Education which is very important for prospective teachers 

I have completed a lesson plan for teaching moral development theories of Piaget and Kohlberg for teachers of educational psychology

I have decided to make a general introductory course for students of Psychology on Anxiety ,Stress and Depression with my classes online

I have decided to develop a page for all those interested inEducational Psychology  by collaborating with other educators 

Target date for completion
Three of them are completed .The last one will be in the state of progress as I wish to contribute towards OERu content developing and I will to continue it.IA
  --Balqis_Thaahaveettil 14:05, 13 November 2011 (UTC)


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Qualification.jpg My Professional Background

I am a college certified lecturer and have passed the national eligibility test to teach at colleges and secondary level.I have worked as a teacher educator and teacher trainer at teacher training college,giving lectures.Now I am giving online classes too

At present l am giving online classes on communicative english and psychology (especially educational psychology).

You can watch the recording of my free classes here ► (Balqis Thaahaveettil)

You can join wikieducator with me by Creating a new account; Watch 'How To' Below


Read it out here ; Why join WE? The Benefits 

Photos by me

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