Opening at Tata Trusts, Bangalore

 To apply write to pbajaj@tatatrusts.org 1 Role Full-time 2 Designation Consultant (Assistant Program Manager, Parag) 3 Location Bangalore(HSR Layout) [https://goo.gl/maps/ZcL3Fa7fdcr] 4 Employer Sir Ratan Tata Trusts, Tata Trusts 5 Contract /On rolls: Contract 6 Duration One year Our work Tata Trusts is one of India’s oldest and largest philanthropic institutions working strengthening different areas of social... Continue Reading →

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Education Coach and Regional Coaches @ XSEED

XSEED is looking for Education Coach and Regional Education Coaches (both young and experienced teaching professionals) to anchor our program implementation in 3000+ schools. About Us: XSEED has gained a reputation as one of the most exciting education companies in the world today. It is currently expanding its international footprint. XSEED’s core capability lies in the learning,... Continue Reading →

The Character of Indian Education? It is Colonial-Brahminical!

Economics in action

Somebody wants me to write a chapter on the overall profile of Indian education in a forthcoming book. That has made me to think about its main character and I am tempted call it `Colonial-Brahminical’. Let me elaborate.

The colonial origins of formal education in India are well known. Its purpose was to create middle and lower-level functionaries in colonial administration who understood English. They were expected to be the `interpreters’ between the colonial rulers and the millions of Indians. Facilitating social change or industrial and economic development was not the objective of this education. That was also a time when Britain was moving away from apprenticeships as part of schooling for the potential industrial workers, and accepting a `liberal’ education which intended to provide the same kind of schooling for a specific number of years to all students. The ideas of such a `liberal’ education had also influenced the…

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Comparative Education Society of India (CESI) Conference (9th) – Call for Papers

Comparative Education Society of India CESI (A Constituent of the World Congress of Comparative Education Societies) CALL FOR PAPERS 9th International Conference, 2018 Conference Theme:  'Modernity, Transformative Social Identities and Education in Comparative Contexts'   14-16 December, 2018 Organised By  Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara Last date for submission of abstracts: 15th July 2018 Acceptance of... Continue Reading →

Opportunities at Baale Mane

Baale Mane, a girls home near Hessarghatta in North Bangalore is urgently seeking two new members of their skills and education team and need quite specific applicants. Please find attached the two job descriptions: Part time Life Skills trainer and for a Full time Education and Independence Programme Manager We would prefer women-only applicants for... Continue Reading →

Edumentum – Inviting Applications

Our Supporters WHAT IS EDUMENTUM? EduMentum is an initiative of Advaith Foundation launched in association with Mantra4Change. It aims to incubate early stage organizations working in the space of systemic education transformation. EduMentum is a perfect platform for young entrepreneurs who want to work towards creating a sustainable solution backed by rich bodies of knowledge.The... Continue Reading →

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