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Write a concept Note on Integrated Skills Training for high school Children

NewBeginnings Charitable Trust

08 Nov 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
08 Nov 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Background and objectives
The project idea is to provide skills training to high school children targeting rural and slum communities in Andhra Pradesh, India. Our target districts are the drought prone and high school dropouts districts. Your task is to select skills trade/training such as craft skills, carpentry, electrical skills (fan coil winding, mixer grinder motor winding etc.), cooking, imitation gold ornaments making, puppets making, folk dance etc. Please come up with many other possible skills that can be provided to students as part of their learning. The idea is to provide students with skills at hand the moment they complete their studies or even if they decide to dropout, so they can be led by it in their lives. This will enable the student not to be on the streets, but to become an earning member of the community. The target age group is students with an ageup to 15yrs. - high school students only.
Project development and management
Community and civil society development
India is one of the countries facing the most heavy unemployment in the world while being a country with a large population of young people. Though the enrollment rate is high, the retention ratio is very low. This is due to various factors, some of the reasons are girls attaining their age, chronic poverty and others which force families to migrate etc. Since our educational system consists mostly of textual learning while skills training is done separately, we would like to integrate both, textual learning and skills training for children between 11-15 years of age as part of school learning. This way, we will be able to achieve the goal of capacitating young people in target communities with skills necessary for earning and self-employment.
Volunteers: 3 needed
1-5 hours per week / 2 weeks
You will need to conduct research on the content and background of the regions you are targeting such as the background of the districts, unemployment etc. Thus some background in conducting research is required. As you will draft a note, we ask for some background in writing and editing. You are most welcome to apply, even if you have the skills but no prior experience. But keep in mind, you are required to work independently, not depending on me completely.
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