With an objective to use hands-on teaching tools and inculcate scientific thinking among students SPSU organized a fully funded Regional Workshop on “Research Based Pedagogical Tools(RBPTs)” for undergraduate and postgraduate science and mathematics teachers in collaboration with Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, DBT/ DST, Govt. of India from February 17-19, 2020. The knowledge partners for the workshop were Newton Bhabha Fund and British Council. Facilitators trained by a team of experts from UK. The workshop introduced teaching methods that focuses on the process of science rather than information and help students develop critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. The workshop also gave a platform to present the innovative ideas and make teaching-learning interactive and interesting.