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Opening for Primary School Teacher in Hyderabad

Frobel’s Residential High School

Post: Primary School Teacher

Eligibility – Graduation in any stream. Fluency in English (B. Ed. is not essential), Patience to deal with students of the primary section.

Location – Kamareddy (100kms from Hyderabad, well connectivity with Hyderabad by bus and train)

Salary – 16000 INR. (Per Month)

This is a residential school. So AC accommodation and meals (breakfast, lunch, evening snacks and dinner) are provided.

Anyone interested can message (9641773833) Saptarshi Mitra or send an updated resume to : saptarshi912@gmail.com

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Project Delta recruitment 2017-18

We now have various openings for the below positions.

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  4. Market Research Analyst with GEM – Click  JD_Aviation_GEM  for JD.
  5. Sr. Executive with Gourmet Popcornica – Click  Popcornica_JD-Sales (Sr.Executive- AM)  for JD.
  6. Associate Consultant with carpediem –  Click Carpediem_Associate consultant   for JD.

 

Whoever is interested in the role can apply by sending us their CVs  at joinus@spigroup.in

British Council: Newton Bhabha – STEM Teacher Training Workshops : Call open

British Council in collaboration with Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune is organising STEM Teacher Training Workshop to develop Research-Based Pedagogical Tools. These workshops are funded under Newton Bhabha Fund and will familiarise STEM faculty with research-based pedagogical tools that focus on the process of science rather than facts. It will be a hands-on workshop with participants preparing their own teaching tools and reviewing those of others. This platform will also provide an opportunity to teachers to interact with counterparts from various colleges and education experts from India and abroad.

Key dates and venue for the workshops is as below:

  1. October 6-9, 2017 at Pt. Ravi Shankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh
  2. October 11-14, 2017 at Sacred Heart College, Kochi, Kerala
  3. December 10-13, 2017 at IIT Gandhinagar, Gujarat

All workshops would be conducted in India.

Application deadline: 27th August 2017.

For more information and eligibility criteria please visit https://www.britishcouncil.in/newton-bhabha-stem-teacher-training-workshops

Opening for Instructional Designer

Position: Instructional Designer
Business Unit: Content Development
Location: Pune, India

Company: MicroGenesis Learning (MLPL) is the one-stop solution for all e-Learning needs in a corporate. We are a group of education experts and enthusiasts with a vision to re-define the way we learn in a professional setting. MLPL focuses on learning outcome as the most important aspect of a course development process and hence every course development is based on an IP structure developed internally.

Role: Creating meaningful learning material. How do we define meaningful? Something that involves application of learning theories and critical thinking skills to design courses that will maximise engagement in and learning from the courses you create.

Who we’re looking for: Someone who is passionate about learning, donning multiple hats and interested in teaching… behind the scenes.

Experience: 0-2 years

Education: Any graduate in any discipline.

Prior Skills:
• Strong written and verbal skills (English language)
• Enthusiastic about reading
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Responsibilities:
• Analyse content
• Work with SMEs to understand and validate content
• Structure content to ensure proper flow that aids in learning
• Apply best practices to design course curriculum
• Write storyboards using established guidelines and principles
• Develop materials for instructor led training (presentation deck, participant guide, trainer guide)
• Work with the development team to ensure instructional soundness of the output
• Design courses with a strong focus on learning
• Flag/escalate any issues to the concerned person in a timely manner
• Adhere to timelines and processes
• Own the responsibility of the product being created

Contact:
Ronald Joseph – ronald@mgenlearn.com
Kindly apply with your latest resume and a one-page cover letter.

Note: Please allow us 4 – 5 working days to respond.

NITI Aayog Young Professional Program (Last date 16 August 2017)

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Consulting Opportunity: Work With 3ie and Stanford University

About Vrutti

Vrutti is a Centre for Sustainable Livelihoods, enhancing people’s well-being through knowledge, innovation and transformative actions.  Our passion is to bring about solutions at a scale that eliminate inequities and marginalisation, and create wealth for the marginalised.    We strongly believe that dynamic, strong, and responsible private sector is a critical ingredient to achieve this, combined with synergetic relationships between people, civil society and public bodies to ensure equity.

Towards this, we develop market-based models of development building on community strengths and promote a culture of entrepreneurship, and facilitate and nutture partnerships to reach scale.  We emphasise on working across levels; we (a) design innovative solutions;  (b) collaborate with partners to implement at a scale;  (c) support development partners to improve their strategies and results;  (d) generate evidence and share knowledge for adoption; and (e) make meaningful engagement for shaping polices for sustaining change.

 

Job Title:                                 State coordinator- NRLM Evaluation

Department:                          Monitoring & Evaluation

Positions:                                7

Context Impact Evaluation
Background Vrutti along with Stanford University and 3ie is conducting the Impact evaluation of the National Rural Livelihood Mission across 7 states of the country. The impact evaluation study has been funded by BMGF. The other stakeholders in the assignment The NRLM project is implemented through the SLRMs in different states. The core team for the evaluation will be supported by a state level coordinator in each state who will be the point person for the coordination, management and rapport building with the SLRMs.
About the assignment National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) is a poverty alleviation project implemented by Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India. This scheme is focused on promoting self-employment and organization of rural poor. The basic idea behind this programme is to organize the poor into SHG (Self Help Groups) groups and make them capable for self-employment. In 1999 after restructuring Integrated Rural Development Programme(IRDP), Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) launched Swarnajayanti Grameen Swarojgar Yojana (SGSY) to focus on promoting self-employment among rural poor. SGSY is now remodeled to form NRLM thereby plugging the shortfalls of SGSY programme. This scheme was launched in 2011 with a budget of $5.1 billion and is one of the flagship programmes of Ministry of Rural Development. This is one of the world’s largest initiatives to improve the livelihood of poor. This programme is supported by World Bank with a credit of $1 Billion. The next phase of the project will be implemented post June 2018.
Key Objectives of the Job     

·         Support project/program staff on ways to properly document, organize and capture evaluation progress.

·         Ensure that all data related queries from partners are addressed in an accurate and timely manner

·         Perform field visits to ensure the quality of data collected by field data collection team

·         Obtain data from the MIS and process evaluation documents from the state livelihood missions and relay them to the core team.

·         Engage with the state level program teams to build rapport and make them understand the utility of the evaluation exercise.

·      Collaborate with the Program staff to prepare monthly, quarterly and final narrative on the study protocols and the process protocols.

·      Ensure accurate updates related to evaluation are shared with core teams, Senior Management and External Partners/Donors in a timely manner

·         Ensure the training of the field data collection teams with the aim of ensuring good quality data collection.

·         Other related tasks assigned by the supervisor

Specialized job competencies     ·       Knowledge of and experience in designing and using Research and M & E tools, survey, surveillance systems and evaluations

·       Strong leadership, interpersonal and collaboration skills; proven ability to be flexible in a team-oriented approach.

·       Good command over MS office software package i.e. Excel, Word and PowerPoint is required.

·       Writing skills in English, Hindi and preferable in state specific local language, both on-line and off-line.

·       Articulate in verbal communication especially in English and Hindi.

·       Traveling to intervention sites will be required.

·       Well acquainted with statistical packages and database mgt. systems such as SPSS, STATA, SQL etc. would be a plus.

·       Work experience with State governments is preferred. Experience working in livelihood sector is a plus

·       Experience in Internet communication, social networking and digital platforms.

·       Should be able to work towards targets and multi-task

Educational Qualification  A post-graduate degree in social sciences, development studies, statistics, demography, economics or related field
Desired Experience 3-5 years of experience (negotiable)
Other desired attributes Ability to work in a small team; self-driven and motivated
State of operations Commensurate with qualifications, experience and salary history.
Location State capital for the following states:

1.       Bihar

2.       Madhya Pradesh

3.       Chatissgarh

4.       Odisha

5.       Jharkhand

6.       Rajasthan

7.       Maharashtra

Salary range Dependent on commiserate

 

Job opportunity at Small Change in Bangalore

Small Change, a non-profit organization in Bangalore is an online crowdfunding platform for NGOs that helps to raise awareness on NGOs, and help them raise funds.

Currently the organization have a job opening. The details are as follows…

Do you have excellent communication skills – in English and one other Indian language? A social conscience? Great ideas? An eye for detail? Do you fancy yourself as a good writer? Are you creative? Interested/have experience in the non-profit sector? Tech savvy? At ease with Microsoft Office? And…Bangalore-based?

If you tick all the boxes and are interested in joining our committed, fiercely loyal, small team – or know someone who might be – please email: jobs@smallchange.ngo with your CV and 200 words about why you want to work for SmallChange.ngo

Research and Learning Lead at Delhi

About Organisation:

Saajha’s goal is to transform primary education system in India through community and parental participation. Our vision is to build a national network of parents to impact 1.5 million schools. In 2013, we started with 54 Municipal schools and 7 teams. Currently, we are operational in 3 states- Delhi (Urban) and Karnataka (Rural) and Jharkhand (Tribal) reaching to ~1200 schools. We have an amazing team of 27 full-time members. Founders of Saajha have received Echoing Green Global Fellowship in 2014, were awarded Forbes 30 Under 30 Young Achievers award.

About Job Role:
Saajha is seeking a Research and Learning Lead (RLL) to design and support execution of Impact Studies for different projects in Delhi. We are looking for a collaborative, growth oriented and versatile individual who would like to work in a fast scaling, energetic and learning organization.

Research and Learning Lead | Delhi

The key objectives of this position would be managing external partners for impact studies and support operations. The RLM would receive Strategic guidance of the Saajha co-founder.

We ask for a 2-year commitment for this position.

Job Responsibilities:
1. Designing quantitative and qualitative studies and survey instruments Interviews/focus groups; pilot studies and coordination with on-ground team would be core component of the designing process.

2. Oversee the implementation of the evaluation studies, coordinate with partner organization, and ensure the study reflects the design.

3. Develop reports from studies and existing data for internal and donor dissemination

Job Requirement:
1. Graduate with experience in economics, social sciences, public policy, or related fields

2. 2-3 years of experience in development research

3. Demonstrated ability to manage relationships with partner organization.

4. Passion for writing

5. Knowledge of Stata, R or other data analysis software is preferred

6. Adaptability to grow in a dynamic and evolving entrepreneurial environment

Selection Process:
1. Submit your resume, cover letter and 2 references careers@saajha.org

2. Telephonic Interview

3. Field Visits and Personal Interview

Remuneration:
 Remuneration will be competitive with Indian non-profits and will depend upon the candidate’s academic and work experience.

Send your CV and cover letter to careers@saajha.org

Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship: Research opportunities in the USA

The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) is inviting applications for the Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship Program.

These fellowships provide opportunities for pursuing research in the USA.

The application deadline is August 16, 2017.

These fellowships are offered for:

Doctoral Research: Designed for Indian scholars who are registered for a Ph.D. at an Indian institution. These fellowships are for six to nine months.

Postdoctoral Research: Designed for Indian faculty and researchers who are in the early stages of their research careers in India. Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowships will provide opportunities to talented faculty and researchers to strengthen their research capacities.  Postdoctoral fellows will have access to some of the finest resources in their areas of interest and will help build long-term collaborative relationships with U.S. faculty and institutions. These fellowships are for eight to twelve months.

Complete details including grant benefits, eligibility requirements and application procedure and guidelines are available at USIEF website http://www.usief.org.in/Fellowships/Fulbright-Kalam-Climate-Fellowship.aspx

 

Call for papers AAHPSSS Conference 22-25 Nov U of Wollongong

The Australasian Association for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science (AAHPSSS) will hold its biennial conference at the University of Wollongong between Wednesday 22 November 2017 and Saturday 25 November 2017.

AAHPSSS welcomes paper, panel and workshop proposals which are broadly consistent with the following themes:

  • history of early modern science
  • history of biology, physics, chemistry, geology & medicine
  • history & sociology of technology
  • environmental history & sociology
  • sociology & anthropology of science & medicine
  • philosophy of biology, physics & psychology
  • science & technology policy & regulation
  • indigenous knowledge systems
  • science communication

The Association is also open to considering other themes, depending on relevant levels of interest, and welcome the participation of historians, philosophers, sociologists, geographers, anthropologists, STS and any other disciplines interested in the broader social and political implications of STEM-related research and practices.

Block booked and discounted accommodation will be available at the University of Wollongong Campus and in the nearby City of Wollongong. Various shuttle bus services are available from North Wollongong Railway Station and other parts of Wollongong to the UoW campus.

We also strongly encourage the participation of undergraduate and postgraduate students, for whom we will create some student-specific sessions. Students receive a discount on membership and conference registration. Some limited funds are available to subsidise travel for interstate graduates who are presenting at the conference. We also hope to use the conference as an opportunity to create a research and support network for HPS and STS students.

Currently, our plan is to hold a postgraduate workshop on the Wednesday afternoon, followed by conference registration in the early evening, and the Dyason Lecture that night. We intend to run two to four parallel paper/panel sessions on Thursday and Friday, with workshops held on the Saturday.

Closing date for paper, panel and workshop proposals is 30 August 2017. [Please note the deadline has been extended]

To submit proposals, click here: https://aahpsss.net.au/ aahpsss-biennial-conference- call-for-papers-2017/