Social Workers - Want to see transformation in the Education sector?
- Social Workers - Want to see a transformation in the Education secto
Posted by: "Muktangan" muktanganpct@...
Sat May 1, 2010 1:39 am (PDT)
Want tosee a transformation in the Education sector?
Here'syour opportunity to be part of it!
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.
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
* Counsel teachers on further studies and family and social
problems that affect professional life.
* Design and implement a health programme for faculty and
* 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 education
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,
Mumbai 400 013.
e.mail: muktanganpct@ rediffmail. com
<mailto:muktanganpct@ rediffmail. com>