Azim Premji Foundation Announces its Fellowship Programme 2019-20

Applications are invited from people the desire to contribute to quality and equity in education

Azim Premji Foundation has announced its annual Fellowship Programme 2019-20. Building on the experiences and learning of the past six fellowship batches, the programme has been re designed into a 1 year format. The programme is for people who have done exceptional work in their field and are now interested in improving teaching learning in government schools. The 1 year programme involves teaching at a government school to develop a deep understanding of the public education system.

Applications are invited from people having 4 to 10 years of work experience in any sector, with a full-time postgraduate or a 4-year professional degree in any discipline and the desire to contribute to quality and equity in education. Proficiency in English and a local language (Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu) is a must.

The monthly stipend offered would be Rs. 35,000 (all inclusive). After successful completion of the 1- year programme, Fellows who wish to build their career in the social sector will take on the role of a teacher educator. In this role, they will help teachers teach better and children learn better.

To apply, please log on to: http://azimpremjifoundation.org/fellowship

The selection is based on an evaluation of a statement of purpose and an online test followed by personal interviews. Fellows will join us in the last week of March 2019. They will be posted in the blocks of the districts of Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Puducherry, Rajasthan, Telangana and Uttarakhand, where the Foundation currently works through its Field Institutes.

Abhishek Rathore, Leader – Recruitment, Azim Premji Foundation said, ‘Today there are many people across sectors who want to contribute to teaching – learning in government schools and are looking for avenues. This Fellowship offers a structured opportunity to such people – people who are bold, courageous, and passionate about contributing to the society.’

 

 

For more details please log onto http://azimpremjifoundation.org/fellowshipor call us on our Toll free helpline: 1800 274 0101 (Monday to Friday, 9 am to 6pm)

About Azim Premji Foundation:

Azim Premji Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that has been working towards making deep, large scale and institutionalized impact on the quality and equity of education in India, along with related development areas, for close to two decades now. The Foundation works in 6 States and 1 Union Territory which together have more than 3, 50,000 government schools. The Foundation has 48 District Institutes within these 7 states, each having dedicated teams. At six of the District Institutes, Azim Premji Schools have been established to provide quality education to the children of the local community, and serve as ‘demonstration schools’.

The Foundation works in collaboration with the central and state governments and engages with teachers, teacher educators, head teachers, block and cluster level education officials, senior government functionaries and policy makers. In addition to building capacities of teachers, it works on curriculum, assessment, policy and advocacy.

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