Prof. M. M. Pant is an internationally renowned expert specialising in pedagogy, technology and the development of tools and curricula for 21st century education. He has been known for developing, working models that enhance the pedagogy using latest available technologies. He is especially noted for his efforts in leveraging social media for improving learning and bringing the mobile into the classroom where it has been traditionally banned.
Prof. Pant’s current work and interests revolve around the development, delivery and promotion of educational products, processes and services that cater for the needs and interests of future learners, a framework that is named “Learning 221”.
His past roles include being the Former Pro-Vice Chancellor, Indira Gandhi National OpenUniversity (IGNOU) and being on the faculty of IIT, Kanpur (the premier engineering institution in India), MLNR Engineering College and Faculty as well as Visiting Professor, University of Western Ontario, Canada.
He has been a visiting scientist at European research centres in Italy, England, Germany and Sweden. Prof. Pant is the founder of the LMP Education Trust, an organisation that promotes new age learning and supports under privileged learners.
Prof. Pant has been associated with many educational organizations as member of committees or working groups, such as the NCTE, NCERT, CBSE, NIOS, NUEPA, CEC, UGC, AICTE, AIMA and several Universities. He has been closely linked with the IIT system, having got his Ph.D from IIT, Roorkee, a faculty member at IIT, Kanpur and a member of the Board of Governors, IIT, Delhi.