In the Similipal hills of Odisha, a young man teaches tribal children, using their mother tongue Ho to bridge their world and the world of mainstream education in Odia and English. This inspiring story is from the pages of The Hindu.
Azim Premji Fellowship Program 2013-15
The Azim Premji Fellowship is an opportunity for you to explore various dimensions of education, and to discover if this is your calling. It is a 2-year full-time program, where you will get to understand and experience the realities of rural Government schools.
This rigorous 2 year program comprises of:
- 5 weeks classroom module to strengthen conceptual understanding of education and development issues
- 22 months of intense field engagement at the grass roots level in the District Institutes of the Foundation.
- Working on a live project that has significant purpose of improving quality at practice level.
You should have 2 to 6 years of work experience, with a post-graduate or a professional degree in any discipline. We welcome people from a variety of backgrounds. What is important is your willingness to explore the social sector and the desire to contribute.
Last date for application is July 28, 2013.
For more information and to apply for the program, please click here.