Schools2030 Learning Partner

in partnership with Aga Khan Foundation

About the programme (Schools2030)

Schools 2030 is a new, globally informed, locally rooted 10-year longitudinal action research and learning improvement programme (from 2020-2030) working with 1000 pioneering pre-schools, primary schools, secondary schools and youth development partners across 10 countries. Schools2030 aims to find out ‘what works’ in equipping children and young people with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values needed to successfully navigate uncertainty and become contributing members of society, and suspporting such ‘positive deviance’ strategies to improve learning outcomes. Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is implementing agency of the programme Schools2030 in 100 pre-schools, primary schools, secondary schools and youth spaces of Patna and Samastipur district in Bihar.

Role of Eklavya Foundation

Eklavya foundation is a learning partner for Schools2030 in India. Eklavya will be documenting the journey of Schools 2030 which involves process documentation of contextualization and co-creation of Human Centric design process. It will also involve the documentation of design thinking process and its learnings around how teachers and local communities respond to the process, how the AKF India team adapts and responds to varying circumstances, perspectives of other stakeholders etc. It will also involve reflection of the on going work and mutually finding solutions emerging from the design thinking process, and how the schools, SMC and local community are implementing these solutions. Under process documentation Eklavya will develop the qualitative reports and case studies to achieve the outcomes expected from the learning partner.

Eklavya Foundation is looking for candidates to work in Bihar on this project.

Job Profile

Position: Senior Project Associate

The Senior Project Associate will work closely and directly with Schools2030 team, Project In-charge and Project Associate, Eklavya Foundation. The work involvement will consist of;

  • Continuous engagement and support to overall planning, coordination, review and reporting of all project activities in consultation with project in-charge.
  • Process Documentation of the Schools 2030 programme in Bihar
  • Preparing case studies, quarterly reports and school/community profiles with the team
  • Documenting workshops/meetings with the teachers, stakeholders etc.
  • Planning, scheduling and organising interviews with key stakeholders
  • Prepare drafts or templates which can be used for documentation
  • Observe classroom interactions as and when required
  • Liasion with AKF India and Global team
  • Capture reflections and ‘why’ of a workshop and document the same
  • Assistance in conceptualizing, planning capacity-building sessions.
  • Provide onsite and off-site support to the project, as well as other Eklavya initiatives, as and when required.

Qualifications and other desirables:

  • Graduates / post-graduates in relevant field.
  • Relevant work experience of at least 3-5 years.
  • Possess interest and abilities to work with students, teachers and community.
  • Candidates should have proficiency in verbal and written communications (must possess good command over English & Hindi)
  • Group facilitation and team building
  • Hands-on experience of using MS-Office and especially spreadsheets/excel

Base Location: Patna, Bihar.
Note: The work will also involve travel to different locations within the state.

Gross Salary:

Project Associate: Rs. 35,000 – 40,000 per month
(CTO includes health-accident insurance and other social securities)

Salary can be further negotiated if the person has exceptional grounding, skill-set and experience. 

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