Dr. Prarthita Biswas is a distinuished scholar, teacher educator and an author in the field of teacher education. She is having a total teaching experience of more than eighteen years. She is at present serving as an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of the School of Education, Adamas University. She is also the Ph.D. Convener of the department of Education and the Centre Coordinator of the research centre – Education, Research and Development. She is also the Member of the Academic Council of Adamas University. She is an active member of the University’s Incubation and Innovation Cell as well as School Point of Contact (SPOC) of Planning and Monitoring Team.
In the span of more than fifteen years, Dr.Biswas had guided many trainee teachers to become full time teachers & school adminiistrators in reputed schools in government and self-financing institutions after they successfully completed their B.Ed.&M.Ed.course. Previously she has served as a Principal of Pailan College of Education (A NAAC B+ Accredited B.Ed.&M.Ed.College) under the banner of Pailan Group of Institutions, Joka, Kolkata [Affiliated to The West Bengal University Of Teachers’ Training, Education Planning and Administration(WBUTTEPA)].In her tenure of 10 years in the college, she was the member of the Managing Committee, one of the Steering Committee members and IQAC Co-ordinator of the NAAC Cell of Pailan College of Education when the college was accredited with NAAC B+ in the year 2017. She was also the Guest Faculty and Resource person in the Dept. of Educaiton of Diamond Harbour Women’s University located at Sarisa near Diamond Harbour and a counsellor of the Dept. of Education, Netaji Subhas Open University and Rabindra Bharati University(Centre for Open and Distance learning, Dept.of Education). She was also the Asst. Prof. &Teacher In Charge of JCBSSM, a reputed B.Ed. College in South Kolkata.
Dr. Biswas did her M.A. in Modern History (with Specialization in International Relations) and M.Phil. in History from Jadavpur University. She has done her M.Ed. and Ph.D. under the Dept. of Education, University of Kalyani. [During her Ph.D. tenure, she was awarded with the prestigious South Asian Scholarship Grant from the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies for her research work on Women Education]. She has also completed her M.A. Education and a professional Certificate course on Inclusive Education from Netaji Subhas Open University. A firm believer in the life-long learning process she has completed her Post Graduate Diploma course in Guidance, Psychological Counselling and Family Therapy from Jadavpur University. She has also earned a Diploma in Neuro-Linguistic Programming in the year 2021.
Dr. Biswas has written several books on teacher education. She has published several research papers in high impact international journals and presented her work in a number of national and international conferences around the world. She is regularly invited in national and international seminars, conferences, symposiums and webinars. She is the Editorial Board Member and reviewer of reputed journals in national and international levels. She is also the invited member of various reputed academic bodies of higher education as well as research domain. She was also the leader and facilitator of “Jagriti Yatra 2013”-A National Entrepreneurship Development Programme. She has received formal training in Rabindra sangeet music also.