Centre for Research in Advanced Technology for Education in Science (CREATES)

Centre for Research in Advanced Technologies for Education in Science (CREATES) is a Teaching Learning Centre (TLC) established at IISER Bhopal with funding support from the PMMMNMTT scheme of the Ministry of Education (MoE).

The primary vision of the center is

  • to develop new core technologies to aid in teaching and learning,
  • to create new knowledge resources,
  • to discover new technology-based pedagogies,
  • to create sustainable platforms for creating, sharing, and delivering knowledge.

At CREATES we develop new technologies for teaching, learning, assessment, and administration. We have also built modern technology-enabled classrooms and training facilities for active-cooperative learning. Our developmental activities are inspired by research-based pedagogies, such as immersive learning, collaborative learning, adaptive teaching, and active-cooperative learning. We continuously strive to find new technology-based solutions for improving the quality of teaching and learning.

We continuously offer Faculty Development Programs for higher education teachers and various workshops for students and academics. Our programs range from short courses in programming and machine learning to cognitive aspects of teaching and learning. Find more about our training programs and workshops on the Events page. The center also produces open-online courses, many of which are available on SWAYAM/NPTEL.

Through all of its activities and products, the center has reached out to over 30,000 students and teachers.

Scheme of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT)

The mission initiated by Govt. of India in honour of Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya is envisaged to address comprehensively all issues related to teachers, teaching, teacher preparation and professional development. The Mission would address, on the one hand, current and urgent issues such as supply of qualified teachers, attracting talent into teaching profession and raising the quality of teaching in schools and colleges. On the other, it is also envisaged that the Teacher Mission would pursue long term goal of building a strong professional cadre of teachers by setting performance standards and creating top class institutional facilities for innovative teaching and professional development of teachers.



  • President of the Indian National Congress
  • Born
    25 December 1861 Allahabad, India
  • Died
    12 November 1946 (aged 84) Varanasi
  • Nationality
    Indian
  • Profession
    Educationist, Journalist, Lawyer, Politician, Freedom Activist
  • Awards
    Bharat Ratna (2014)


The Mission would focus in a holistic manner dealing with the whole sector of education without fragmenting the programmes based on levels and sectors as school, higher, technical etc. It is considered that programmes dealing with teachers in all sectors and levels of education should grow and function in a mutually supportive manner. It will try to bridge the gap between teachers and teacher educators and provide opportunities for teachers to become teacher educators.