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Social Workers - Want to see transformation in the Education sector?

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  • thiagarajan.arunachalam
    Social Workers - Want to see a transformation in the Education secto Posted by: Muktangan muktanganpct@yahoo.com Sat May 1, 2010 1:39 am (PDT) Muktangan
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      Social Workers - Want to see a transformation in the Education secto
      Posted by: "Muktangan" muktanganpct@...
      Sat May 1, 2010 1:39 am (PDT)



      Muktangan

      Social Workers!

      Want tosee a transformation in the Education sector?

      Here'syour opportunity to be part of it!

      Introduction

      Muktangan, an initiative ofParagon Charitable Trust, is a pioneering
      educational programme with aninnovative model, working in close
      partnership with the Municipal Corporationof Greater Mumbai (MCGM) and a
      number of NGOs across the country.

      Muktangan, has pioneered the WholeSchool- Based approach in the urban
      sector by developing a model thatincorporates all the various aspects of
      quality education: the classroomenvironmen t, the curriculum and content,
      the teacher (whom we train from thecommunity members) as a facilitator
      and the student as an active learner.

      Muktanganwas founded by Elizabeth Mehta based on her vast experience of
      four decadesboth in the formal school system and with a professional
      developmentorganiza tion working in several States across the country, in
      both urban andrural settings. It was her understanding both of the needs
      of the sector, andthe larger vision of inclusion that led her to develop
      an approach that waschild-centered and unique. Muktangan which began as
      a pilot balwadi now spansseven Municipal schools with its own integrated
      teacher training program, andhas impacted several other implementing
      organizations through an outreachprogramme.

      VACANCIES

      In order to consolidate and grow Muktangan,we need a few Social Workers
      -

      1. Experienced one Chief Social Worker who could lead and

      2. Others to assist in

      Muktangan's community programme. The role of the Community Programme
      team is to:

      * Provide the interface between the community (mainly parents)
      residing in the Worli, Parel and Prabhadevi areas and Muktangan.
      * Build relationships with the communities and advocate the
      Muktangan model.
      * Counsel teachers on further studies and family and social
      problems that affect professional life.
      * Design and implement a health programme for faculty and
      teachers.
      * Conduct counseling sessions with parents and workshops to
      address social issues that affect children and are aimed at
      enhancing parenting skills.
      * Plan need based income generation activities.
      * Conduct a socio-economic assessment of the community through
      periodic home visits.

      Candidateswould need to be passionate about educationÂ…

      Apply

      Pleaseapply with your CV and a one page note on i) the role of Education
      asyou see it and ii) why you wish to work with Muktangan. Please send
      your application as soon as possible to:-

      Paragon Charitable Trust/Muktangan

      I-11/12 Paragon Centre,

      P.B.Marg, Worli,

      Mumbai 400 013.

      e.mail: muktanganpct@ rediffmail. com
      <mailto:muktanganpct@ rediffmail. com>
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