Acting Head of School : Dr (Mrs) Brinda Oogarah-Pratap

Mailing Address: School of Applied Sciences, Reduit, Mauritius

Telephone number: 230 – 4016555

Fax number: 230 – 4673545

Dr Brinda Oogarah-Pratap is an Associate Professor and Ag. Head of the School of Applied Sciences at the Mauritius Institute of Education.  Her research interests and publications deal with Health and Nutrition Education and integration of online technologies in teacher education.  She has been involved in teaching and curriculum development at pre-primary, primary and secondary levels in the areas of health and nutrition.  She is currently the Programme Coordinator for the in-service B.Ed Primary programme and the coordinator for the Healthy Kids Programme (Mauritius), a global nutrition education programme targeting primary school children, parents and teachers in 84 countries.  She also serves as reviewer and editorial board member for peer-refereed international journals on Education and Food and Nutrition.

The School of Applied Sciences has three departments.

Home Economics Department

Design & Technology Department

Physical Education Department