Mysuru: The Azim Premji University has invited applications from fresh and experienced graduates who are keen to contribute in the Education sector. The two-year full-time postgraduate Programme, MA in Education aims to address the talent gap in the Education sector. This unique study programme includes theory, practice, research, policy and planning in education. The University provides extensive financial assistance to deserving students through full or partial scholarships.
They will be equipped to take up role which includes Program Associates/Managers, Curriculum Designers, Teacher Educators, School Leaders and Researchers. Working professionals with three plus years of experience will be provided with a 50 percent tuition fee waiver.
University offers a curriculum of core courses that provides the foundation and more than 50 interdisciplinary, theme-based electives. The range of electives allows students to focus on areas like Early Childhood Education, School Organisation, Teacher Professional Development, Curriculum and Pedagogy related to Science, Mathematics, Social Studies, Language and Literature. The integrated field practice at the University consists of practicals every week, longer exposure visits, field research, internship opportunities and independent field projects. Students also have other learning opportunities through workshops, seminars, guest lectures and events organised in the campus.
S Giridhar, Chief Operating Officer, Azim Premji University said, "There is a great need for well-prepared and committed graduates in the education and developmental sectors in India, given the scale and complexity of issues and the wide range of competencies required to engage in these areas. Azim Premji University’s postgraduate programmes aim to address this by preparing competent, motivated graduates and enable them to contribute meaningfully to the social sector."
Admission process and dates
The students can apply online on the University website. Applicants will be shortlisted based on a written test and personal interview. The final date to apply is May 2, 2019 with the test scheduled in 10 centres across India on May 11, 2019.
For further details contact toll free helpline 1800 843 2001 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or log into Website: www.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/edu
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