14 Apr 2018

Vacancy for School Social Worker and Project Officer

1. An opportunity awaits for Committed Social Workers to work with children. Preference to Women Social Workers in and around Kottayam, Kerala. Please send your C. V.  to wiljyo[at]gmail.com before 27th April 2018. Fr. Wilson Nirakandathil.

2. Job id : 96606Project OfficerCentre for Environment Education (CEE)Location: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala Apply by: 18 Apr 2018Relevant SectorsCommunications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, EditorEnvironment, Climate, Energy, Water, SanitationSocial, Gender, Education, Youth, ChildPosition at CEE South
Centre for Environment Education (CEE) for its CEE South Regional Cell requires
Project Officer for its State Office at CEE Kerala at Thiruvananthapuram
Centre for Environment Education is looking for passionate, enthusiastic and experienced candidates who are eager to be part of a dynamic and multicultural team with diverse thematic areas and work on the above locations in the field of Education for Sustainable Development. www.ceeindia.org
While these are regular position at CEE, an individual may be offered the Project appointment contract for a period of 2-3 years, which is extendable based on performance and requirements. 
Position, Essential Criteria and indicative remuneration
Position and location :Project Officer at CEE Kerala at Thiruvananthapuram
Essential Qualification 
First Class Masters Degree (or equivalent)
Masters in Environment Science, Education, Ecology, Forestry, Social Science, Arts, Development Studies, Communication, are encouraged to apply
Essential experience :Min. 2 years’ relevant experience will be preferred.
Consolidated per month Salary (in Rupees)*: Rs.30,000
* Indicative Salary. Based on decision of the Interview Committee, CEE reserves the right to offer you any position and salary against the position you have applied for. 
Broad outline of work and Job Description of Project Officer
• Coordination and Implementation of CEE programmes in the state
• Coordinating various environment, education and development programmes in respective State
• Identifying and developing State specific ESD programmes
• Developing content, materials on ESD for various school going children
• Training teachers, facilitating the implementation of activities in schools, monitoring, coordination with education departments and other partners and network agencies
• Project management
• Conceptualization and development of new concepts, initiatives and programmes with the team
• Work with Communities, partners, stakeholders and relevant groups
• Guide and Support the Programme Coordination team members in implementation of the programme
• Be responsible for carrying out the relevant subject research and support development of project documents and educational products.
• Identify and tap funding sources and raise funds through govt., bilateral and corporate sources to scale up the current initiatives and programmes
• Be responsible for Administration, Accounts and Finance of their programmes.
• Any other tasks assigned
To apply:
Eligible and interested candidates may please visit http://www.ceeindia.org/?q=opportunities and apply online. Application received through online process are only valid.
Last date to receive the applications online: 18.4.2018.

11 Apr 2018

Job and Fellowship Opportunities for Social Workers

1. Central Fellowship

One of the ministries in the Central Govt is looking for fellows for an innovative program to link sustainability (on the lines of UN sustainability goals) and standardization norms. The candidates need to be entrepreneurial in nature with a proactive and go-getter attitude. Any prior experience with the UN or any other organization working on SDGs would be an added advantage. Duration of the fellowship is Two years and includes a stipend of Rs.50,000 per month approx. The position will primarily be based out of Delhi. Interested candidates can mail across their CVs to nish.barni[at]gmail.com.

2. Programme Manager, Working Conditions (Indian National)

About C&A Foundation
C&A Foundation is here to transform the fashion industry into a force for good. We do this by
providing financial support, expertise, and networks to enable brands, NGOs and other
changemakers to make the fashion industry work better for every person it touches.
Our work is focused on five areas that we believe will have the biggest impact for people:
accelerating organic cotton and other sustainable materials, enabling the industry’s transition to
circular, improving working conditions, eradicating forced and child labour, and strengthening
communities. We believe that addressing gender inequality is fundamental to industry
transformation, and seek to apply a gender justice lens in everything we do.
As a corporate foundation, we share the same heritage, values and approach to sustainability as
the global retailer C&A. For more information: www.candafoundation.org

Position Overview
The Programme Manager will report to the Head of Supply Chain Innovation and Transformation.
S/he will be responsible for developing, executing, and measuring the impact of programs to
improve working conditions through increasing accountability in the apparel supply chain in India.
? Design programmes and partnerships to realize the foundation's vision of improving industry
accountability through public disclosure, worker negotiations and bargaining, policy change
and access to justice
? Build relationships with key stakeholders including thematic and regional teams within the
foundation, with the C&A business, and relevant non-profit, academic, government, and
community partners.
? Monitor, evaluate, and communicate the impact of Foundation partnerships
? Track and co-define clear roles and objectives with partners and colleagues to achieve
targets
? Influence key stakeholders / partners in order to enable sustainable impact and change
? Act as an ambassador and thought leader in relevant fora and governance bodies to build
the credibility and leadership of C&A Foundation
? Demonstrate positive team spirit and trust
? Actively support change to increase efficiency and effectiveness, facilitating the
implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace
? Live the C&A Foundation mission
Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have at least seven years of relevant experience and the following
qualifications:
? Indian national
? At least 7 years of experience working for the improvement of working conditions and labour
rights in India
? Deep understanding of complex systems and ideas for systems approaches that can lead to
sustainable change in the apparel industry in India
? Knowledge of the apparel industry and supply chain sustainability
? University degree in a relevant discipline such as law, international development, or human
rights
? Fluent English is required, both written and spoken in addition to fluency in Tamil, Kannada
or Hindi.
? Able and willing to travel within India and globally

C&A Foundation is recruiting for a Program Manager with experience in improving working conditions and labor rights in India.  Please find the job description attached.

If you are interested in the position, please send your resume to Caroline Van Thessen.  Her email address is c.vanthessen[at]porticus.com.

1 Feb 2018

6 Vacancies of Trainers in Roshni, Delhi-NCR

Roshni is an NGO working in skill building space for underprivileged girls in Schools and communities of Delhi-NCR. We have opening for six female trainers who can conduct our life skills and personality development program in Delhi. The job description is mentioned below:

*Job Description / Responsibilities: Trainer – Level 1*

- Teach life skills and soft skills like self-confidence, public speaking, spoken English, communication skills and personality development to underprivileged adolescent girls

- Deliver training modules as per the designated curriculum  (Schools, Communities & Centres)

- Maintain necessary documentation of students; assessments and periodically analyze their progress

- Work closely with the Operations team to ensure effective delivery of Roshni programs in schools

- Work closely with the Curriculum team for providing feedback on the curriculum and delivery of training modules
- Ensure timely reports

- Training involves field work in Delhi-NCR schools/communities and coordination with school management for program scheduling and logistics

******Details of our requirement:

- No of Openings - 6

- Preferable Majors: Final year post graduate students (Social Work, Women Studies, Gender Studies, Sociology, Communication & Development, Education and ECCE)

- Package: based on qualification & experience

- Opening for freshers, candidates with prior experience in training/facilitation can also apply

- Excellent communication skills - both spoken as well as written – a must!

- Excellent fluency in English (spoken and written)

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office

- Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility and adaptability

- Highly energetic and engaging personality with the ability to inspire others

- Exposure to any social enterprise or involvement in any voluntary social work in college will be a big plus
Send us your resume at hr[at]roshniacademy.org

5 Jan 2018

Educationist/Psychologist Needed, Noida


About Us

We are RoundGlass! We are a community of catalysts, enabling transformation in people’s lives towards wellbeing and meaningful living. Our vision is to create a ‘better me’ that is in harmony with the universe around oneself. We believe that betterment is no longer society directed, but self-defined. The values and human capacity are self-created.



We are looking for people to join our team responsible for RoundGlass Blossom. RoundGlass Blossom solution is focused on holistic development of children and brings together caregiver, parents and schools to empower them.



This position will be based out of Noida.



Job Summary   


Educationist/Psychologist for helping children, who are experiencing problems within an educational setting with the aim of enhancing their learning and supporting holistic development of children. Challenges may include social and emotional problems or learning difficulties. Work is with individual clients or groups, advising teachers, parents, other professionals


Educational Qualification:
Master of arts in Education/Psychology

Duties & Responsibilities:         
Preparing creative activities that the children can participate
Undertaking assessments, including assessment of mental health needs
Formulating an explanation of the child's issues
Implementing individualised action plans with children in need
Establishing a collaborative working relationship with schools, parents based on trust and respect
Preparing reports on children development
Discussing children's progress and concerns with teachers and parents
Deliver short-term individual and group counseling for referred student
Assist Round Glass in establishing Positive Behaviour and Intervention Support program
Create staff development activities for school personnel

Desired Skill Set:
Assessment, interpretation and direct intervention
Instructional support & relationship skills
Interest in working with children
Positive atmosphere promotion
Good team working and communication skills
Ability to cope with emotionally demanding situations

Remuneration:
As per industry standards


Thanks & regards,

Puja


-

Dr Puja Khilwani
Associate, Product


puja.khilwani[at]round.glass 

Female post graduate/s in counseling Job Opportunity at Arz, NGO in Goa

Arz (anyay rahit zindagi) is a development organization managed by professional social workers, working on the issue of sexual violence in Goa, since 1998.

Arz is appointed by the Goa police as the “Nodal Ngo” of the Anti Human Trafficking Unit of Goa Police. Arz in collaboration with the Department of Women & Child Development, Goa has been providing rehabilitation services to the victims of sexual violence in government and non Government institutions in Goa. Arz has set-up a mechanized laundry unit, Swift Wash to provide livelihood alternative to victims of sexual violence (more detail refer www.arzindia.org).

Arz is looking for female post graduate/s in counseling to work on the issue of sexual violence - child sexual abuse (CSA) & commercial sexual exploitation (CSE).


The job profile of the staff would include - providing rehabilitation services to the victim of CSA & CSE, etc. The location of intervention would be shelter home, police station, court, family, community, etc.


We are looking for female staff/s with a commitment of minimum 2 years to work at Arz.

Those interested can send their resume at arzindia[at]gmail.com

21 Dec 2017

Female Candidate for the post of Project Counsellor

Applications are invited for the Female Candidate for the post of Project Counsellor

Position: Project Counsellor

Place: House of Providence (Old Age Home), Providence Road, Ernakulam, Cochin-682018

Basic Profile:

 To manage and counsel the project implementation in the House of Providence effectively, and to ensure that the agreed deliverables are on time and to agreed quality standards



Responsible for:

Counsel and coordinate the activities of the implementing partner and ensure that there is overall participation in key programming



Main Relationships:

Liaises across the organisation, in particular with Donors, District Govt Officials, media and district representatives of other NGOs working in the camps



Project Counsellor will be required to oversee and handle the management works apart from counseling.

Skills:

·         Outstanding organizational and leadership and managerial abilities

·         Project writing skills with strategic planning

·         Working knowledge of MS Office and Adobe Photoshop

·         Proficient in Malayalam and English

·         Articulation, communication and interpersonal skills

·         Documentation and presentation skills

·         Self-Driven Nature and ability to work independently

·         Proactiveness and passion to work



Qualification and Experience:

Post graduate in Social Work



Interested candidate can send their resume along with covering letter at houseofprovidence[at]gmail.com by January 5th, 2018

Selection through Personal Interviews

8 Dec 2017

Consulting opportunity in Tehran

Redseer Consulting  is urgently looking for a full time engagement manager with strong strategy experience on a 3-month contract for now.

This is an onsite requirement and location of project is Tehran, Iran. The project is on development of growth strategy for a fin-tech client.

Please mail directly to sandeepp[at]redseerconsulting.com and mark a copy to [email protected].

Both are marked in this email.

About Redseer
Redseer Consulting is one of the fastest growing (2000+engagements,130+ employees) fully integrated market research and consulting firm. We started our operations nine years ago and launched our services in Middle East two years ago. We have helped 200+ clients including Khazanah, SoftBank, Strategy&, Souq, Mckinsey, Sequoia capital, STC, etc.

Chief Operations Officer, Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

Project Title: Capacity building and Institutional Development of
Farmers' Groups in Sustainable Agriculture and Livelihoods
Position: Chief Operations Officer
Place: Dantewada, Chhattisgarh
Basic Profile:
In order to provide market linkage to the organic farmers, a Farmer’s Producer
Organization (FPO) has been promoted by Nirmaan as a part of this initiative. Since
the FPO mainly constitutes of the tribal and small and marginal farmers, there is
need for continuous professional support in order to ensure efficiency and
profitability.

The Chief Operations Officer will be required to oversee and handle the overall day-
to-day operations of the FPO apart from working on the aspects of business

development such as market research, product development, value chain analysis,
business plan development, devising marketing strategies, branding etc. The COO
will be responsible to look over the procurement, storage, processing, marketing
and sales of the FPO. Therefore, we expect you to be equipped with excellent
leadership and managerial skills, analytical skills, business acumen and exemplary
work ethics.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
 Set comprehensive goals for growth of the Organization and chart out a plan
and business strategy to achieve them
 Conduct market research, value-chain analysis, costing and pricing for
various products of FPO
 Design and ensure effective implementation of procurement plan of the FPO
 Establish an effective storage and stock management system addressing the
issues of storage loss, pest infestation, pilferage etc.
 Assist in establishing Processing Centre of the FPO and set up processes to
ensure quality, maximise efficiency and minimise losses and pilferage
 Coordinate and oversee daily operations such as collection of produce,
processing, packaging and logistics such as transportation, supply of
packaging material etc.
 Looking after marketing activities such as reaching out to potential buyers,
forging new partnerships, devising innovative marketing strategies etc.
 Setting up monthly sales targets and coordinating activities to meet them

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 Analyze critically various types of relevant data and draw out financial
projections and future course of action
 Lead (Guide, train and monitor) the forward linkage team to encourage
maximum performance and dedication
 Necessary documentation
Other business related activities as may be decided by the project team and/or
Project ESC
Skills and Qualities Required:
 Outstanding organizational and leadership and managerial abilities
 Understanding of business functions like trading, marketing, sales etc.
 Competency in strategic planning and business development
 Competent at Data Analysis
 Competent at MS Excel and Working knowledge of MS Office
 Proficient in Hindi and English
 Articulation, Communication and interpersonal skills
 Documentation and presentation skills: Verbal, Written and IT
 Basic understanding of Accounts management
 Adapting in a challenging environment and living with minimum resources
 Self Driven Nature and ability to work independently
 Proactiveness and passion to work for rural issues
Required Qualification and Experience:
 Graduate / Post graduate in the field of MBA, Agri Business Management, Rural
Management, Social Entrepreneurship Rural Development, Commerce, etc.
 A minimum of 2 years relevant experience for Post- graduates and 3 years relevant
experience for graduates
Salary: Rs. 20,000-30,000 per month

Contact Details Interested candidate can send their resume along with cover

letter at akashsbadave[at]gmail.com
For more information:
Contact person: Mr. Akash Badave

13 Oct 2017

Vacancy for Project Coordinator and Paid Internship opportunity

Vacancy for Project Coordinator for Holistic Rural Development Programme

Evangelical Social Action Forum, an organisation established in 1992 as a response to the social and economic needs of the people. ESAF stands for sustainable holistic transformation of the poor and marginalized for a just and fair society.

Post : Project Coordinator

Location : Palakkad

Project: Holistic Rural Development Programme

Academic Qualification : MSW (Preferably  candidates having good proficiency in Tamil and  resident of Palakkad)

Interested candidates can send their resumes to  esafhq[at]esaf.in on or before 20th October 2017.


Paid Internship opportunity:Ecosystem Development Intern at Villgro

Villgro is seeking an Ecosystem Development intern for Unconvention.Unconvention is a platform for conversations around social entrepreneurship. What began as an experiment in 2009 in one city soon grew to become a national movement that has traveled to 22 cities across India. Today, Unconvention is an annual feature on the calendar in 14 cities, bringing stories of successful social entrepreneurs, discussions, and debates on key issues that affect and influence impact-creation.

We are looking for an intern with good oral and written communication skills with an interest in the area social entrepreneurship.
Internship duration- November 2017-January 2018
Location-Chennai

Roles and Responsibilities:
? Plan and conduct 3 social impact sessions in each city (Chennai and Hyderabad)
? Screening and shortlisting pitch applications from business plan competition
? Identify sponsors and partners for the national event
? Build a robust database of potential speakers
? Map the ecosystem for impact incubators and investors
? Create a calendar of all social impact conferences in India, across 3 sectors
Support in organizing a national level social enterprise conference
? Identify new sources/platforms/networks to tap into for partnership
? Liaise with speakers and brief them on theme/topic of discussion
Support in other activities related to the planning and execution of the social impact conference
and business plan competition.
Work days - Monday to Friday
Location – Chennai
Compensation - 10,000/month
Duration – November 2017-January 2018 (3 months)
Reporting Manager- Associate-Scouting and Lean Incubation

Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter to tanvi[at]villgro.org with a copy to
unconvention[at]villgro.org with the subject line “Ecosystem Development Intern:
Unconvention”

10 Oct 2017

CBSE UGC NET / JRF Tutorial Paper 1

Level 1

Question
Option 1 Option 2 Option 3 Option 4                 Answer          Reason for Answer
1. Greater  the  handicap  of the  students  coming  to  the educational   institutions,  greater  the demand on  the : Family Society Teacher State 3
2. What are  the characteristics  of Continuous  and Comprehensive Evaluation  ?
a. It increases the  workload on students by  taking multiple tests.
b. It replaces  marks with grades.
c. It evaluates every  aspect of the  student.
d. It helps  in reducing examination  phobia.
(a), (b),  (c) and (d) (b) and (d) (a), (b)  and (c) (b), (c)  and (d) 4
3. Which of  the following attributes denote  great strengths of  a teacher ?
a. Full-time active  involvement in the institutional  management
b. Setting examples
c. Willingness to put assumptions  to the test
d. Acknowledging mistakes
(a), (b)  and (d) (b), (c)  and (d) (a), (c)  and (d) (a), (b),  (c) and (d) 2
4. Which  one of  the following  statements  is  correct  in the  context  of multiple - choice type questions ?  They are more  objective than true-false  type questions. They are less  objective than essay type questions. They are  more subjective than  short-answer type questions. They are more  subjective than true-false  type questions. 1
5. As Chairman of an independent commission on education, Jacques Delors report to UNESCO was titled : International Commission  on Education  Report Millennium Development  Report Learning :  The Treasure Within World Declaration  on Education for  All 3
6. What are  required for good teaching  ?
(a) Diagnosis
(b) Remedy
(c) Direction
(d) Feedback 
(a), (b),  (c) and (d) (a) and  (b) (b), (c)  and (d) (c) and  (d) 1
7. Which of  the following statements is  not true in  the context of  participatory research ? It recognizes  knowledge as power. It emphasises on  people as experts. It is a collective  process of enquiry. Its sole purpose is  production of knowledge. 4
8. Which of the  following statements is true  in the context of  the testing of a  hypothesis ? It is only  the alternative hypothesis,  that can be tested. It is only  the null hypothesis, that  can be tested. Both, the  alternative and the  null hypotheses can be  tested. Both, the  alternative and the  null hypotheses cannot  be tested. 2 The null hypothesis is that the researcher's prediction is not true. The alternative hypothesis is that the researcher's predicted difference is true.
9. Which of the  following are the basic  rules of APA style  of referencing format  ?
(a) Italicize titles of  shorter works such as  journal articles or  essays
(b) Invert authors?  names (last name  first)
(c) Italicize titles of  longer works such as  books and journals
(d) Alphabetically index  reference list
(a) and  (b) (b), (c)  and (d) (c) and  (d) (a), (b),  (c) and (d) 2
10. Which of  the following are  the characteristics of  a seminar ?
(a) It is  a form of academic instruction.
(b) It involves questioning, discussion  and debates.
(c) It involves large groups of individuals.
(d) It needs involvement of skilled persons.

Level 2

(b) and  (c) (b) and (d) (b), (c)  and (d) (a), (b)  and (d) 4
1. A researcher is interested in studying the prospects  of a particular political party in an urban area.  What  tool should he prefer  for the study ? Rating scale Interview Questionnaire Schedule 3
2. Ethical norms in research  do not involve guidelines for  : Thesis format Copyright Patenting policy Data sharing  policies 1
3. The main objectives  of student evaluation  of teachers are  :
a. To gather  information about  student weaknesses.
b. To make  teachers take teaching  seriously.
c. To help  teachers adopt innovative  methods of teaching.
d. To identify  the areas of further  improvement in teacher  traits.
(a) and (b)  only (b), (c) and  (d) only (a), (b)  and (c) only (a) only 2
4. Using the central point of the classroom communication as the beginning of a dynamic pattern of ideas is referred  to as : Systemisation Problem -  orientation Idea protocol Mind mapping 4
5. Aspects of  the voice, other than  the speech are  known as : Physical  language Personal  language Para  language Delivery language 3 Para linguistics
6. Every type of  communication is affected by its  : Reception Transmission Non-regulation    Context 4
7. Attitudes, actions and appearances in the context of classroom communication are considered as  Verbal Non-verbal Impersonal Irrational 2
8. Most often,  the teacher -  student communication is  : Spurious Critical Utilitarian Confrontational 3
9. In a classroom,  a communicator's trust level is  determined by : the use of hyperbole the change of  voice level the use  of abstract concepts eye contact 4
10. The next term  in the series
2, 5, 10,  17, 26, 37, ? is :
50 57 62 72 1
Level 3

1. A party  was held  in which  a grandmother,  father, mother,  four  sons, their  wives and  one son and two  daughters to each of  the sons were present.   The number of  females present in the party is  : 12 14 18 24 2
2. A Cluster of  propositions with a structure  that exhibits some  inference is called : An inference An argument An  explanation A valid  argument 2 We construct arguments with propositions. A valid 
3. A definition that  has a meaning that is  deliberately assigned to some symbol  is called : Lexical Precising Stipulative Persuasive 3
4. Which of  the following is an  instant messaging application  ?
(a) WhatsApp
(b) Google Talk
(c) Viber
(a) and (b)  only (b) and (c)  only (a) only (a), (b)  and (c) 4
5. In a Computer  a byte generally consists  of : 4 bits 8 bits 16 bits 10 bits 2
6. Which of the  following is not an input  device ?  Microphone Keyboard Joystick Monitor 4
7. Which of the  following is an  open source software  ? MS Word Windows Mozilla Firefox Acrobat  Reader 3
8. Which of the following  enables us to send the  same letter to different persons in  MS Word ? Mail join                          Mail copy                        Mail  insert                      Mail  merge 4
9. Which of  the following pollutants  can cause  cancer in humans  ? Pesticides Mercury Lead Ozone 1
10. Which of  the following phenomena  is not a  natural hazard  ? Wildfire Lightning Landslide Chemical  contamination 4

Level 4 

1. As  part of  National  Climate  Change  Policy,  Indian  government  is  planning  to  raise  the installed capacity  of renewable energy  by the year  2030 to : 175  GW 200  GW 250  GW 350  GW 4
2. Public Order as  an item in the  Constitution figures in : the Union  List the State  List the Concurrent  List the Residuary  Powers 2
3. The term of  office of the Advocate  General of a State is  : 4 years 5 years 6 years or  65 years of age  whichever is earlier not fixed 4
4. Which among the  following States has  the highest number  of seats in the  Lok Sabha ? Maharashtra Rajasthan Tamil Nadu                    West  Bengal 1
5. Which of the following is the highest level of cognitive ability ? 4 years Millennium Development  Report Learning :  The Treasure Within World Declaration  on Education for  All 3
6. Which of the following factors does not impact teaching ? Teacher’s knowledge Class room activities that encourage learning Socio-economic background of teachers and students Learning through experience 3
7. Which of the following statements about teaching aids are correct ?
(a) They help in retaining concepts for longer duration.
(b) They help students learn better.
(c) They make teaching learning process interesting.
(d) They enhance rote learning.
(a), (b), (c) and (d) (a), (b) and (c) (b), (c) and (d) (a), (b) and (d) 2
8. Techniques used by a teacher to teach include :
(a) Lecture
(b) Interactive lecture
(c) Group work
(d) Self study
(a), (b) and (c) (a), (b), (c) and (d) (b), (c) and (d) (a), (b) and (d) 1
9. Achievement tests are commonly used for the purpose of : Making selections for a specific job Selecting candidates for a course Identifying strengths and weaknesses of learners Assessing the amount of learning after teaching 4 Achievement test is a standardized test developed to measure skills and knowledge learned in a given grade level, usually through planned instruction, such as training or classroom instruction. [Wikipedia]
10. A good teacher is one who : gives useful information explains concepts and principles gives printed notes to students inspires students to learn 4
Level 5

1. Which of the following statements regarding the meaning of research are correct ?
(a) Research refers to a series of systematic activity or activities undertaken to find out the solution of a problem.
(b) It is a systematic, logical and an unbiased process wherein verification of hypothesis, data analysis, interpretation and formation of principles can be done.
(c) It is an intellectual enquiry or quest towards truth.
(d) It leads to enhancement of knowledge.
a), (b) and (c) (b), (c) and (d) (a), (c) and (d) (a), (b), (c) and (d) 4
2. A good thesis writing should involve :
(a) reduction of punctuation and grammatical errors to a minimum.
(b) careful checking of references.
(c) consistency in the way the thesis is written.
(d) a clear and well written abstract.
(a), (b),  (c) and (d) (a), (b) and (c) (a), (b) and (d) (b), (c) and (d) 1
3. Jean Piaget gave a theory of cognitive development of humans on the basis of his : Fundamental Research Applied Research Action Research Evaluation Research 1
4. “Male and female students perform equally well in a numerical aptitude test.” This statement indicates a : research hypothesis null hypothesis directional hypothesis statistical hypothesis 2
5. The conclusions/findings of which type of research cannot be generalized to other situations ? Historical Research Descriptive Research Experimental Research Causal Comparative Research 1
6. Which of the following steps are required to design a questionnaire ?
(a) Writing primary and secondary aims of the study.
(b) Review of the current literature.
(c) Prepare a draft of questionnaire.
(d) Revision of the draft.
(a), (b) and (c) (a), (c) and (d) (b), (c) and (d) (a), (b), (c) and (d) 4
7. Effectiveness of communication can be traced from which of the following ?
(a) Attitude surveys
(b) Performance records
(c) Students attendance
(d) Selection of communication channel
(a), (b), (c) and (d) (a), (b) and (c) (b), (c) and (d) (a), (b) and (d) 2
8. Assertion (A) : Formal communication tends to be fast and flexible.
Reason (R) : Formal communication is a systematic and orderly flow of information.
Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is correct explanation of (A) Both (A) and (R) are correct, but (R) is not correct explanation of (A) (A) is correct but, (R) is false (A) is false but, (R) is correct 4
9. Which of the following are the characteristic features of communication ?
(a) Communication involves exchange of ideas, facts and opinions.
(b) Communication involves both information and understanding.
(c) Communication is a continuous process.
(d) Communication is a circular process.
(a), (b) and (c) (a), (b) and (d) (b), (c) and (d) (a), (b), (c) and (d) 4
10. The term ‘grapevine’ is also known as : Downward communication Informal communication Upward communication Horizontal communication 2
Level 6


1. Which of the following is not a principle of effective communication ? Persuasive and convincing dialogue Participation of the audience One-way transfer of information Strategic use of grapevine 3
2. In communication, the language is : The verbal code Intrapersonal The symbolic code The non-verbal code 1
3. The next term in the series is :

2, 5, 9, 19, 37, ?
73 75 78 80 2
4. In certain code MATHURA is coded as JXQEROX. The code of HOTELS will be : LEQIBP ELQBIP LEBIQP ELIPQB 2
5. One day Prakash left home and walked 10 km towards south, turned right and walked 5 km, turned right and walked 10 km and turned left and walked 10 km. How many km will he have to walk to reach his home straight ? 10 20 15 30 3
6. A girl introduced a boy as the son of the daughter of the father of her uncle. The boy is related to the girl as : Brother Uncle Nephew Son 1
7. At present a person is 4 times older than his son and is 3 years older than his wife. After 3 years the age of the son will be 15 years. The age of the person’s wife after 5 years will be : 42 48 45 50 4
8. If we want to seek new knowledge of facts about the world, we must rely on reason of the type : Inductive Deductive Demonstrative Physiological 1 The null hypothesis is that the researcher's prediction is not true. The alternative hypothesis is that the researcher's predicted difference is true.
9. A deductive argument is invalid if : Its premises and conclusions are all false Its premises are true but its conclusion is false Its premises are false but its conclusion is true Its premises and conclusions are all true 2
10. Inductive reasoning is grounded on : Integrity of nature Unity of nature Uniformity of nature Harmony of nature 3
Level 7


1. Among the following statements two are contradictory to each other. Select the correct code that represents them :
Statements :
(a) All poets are philosophers.
(b) Some poets are philosophers.
(c) Some poets are not philosophers.
(d) No philosopher is a poet.
(a) and (b) (a) and (d) (a) and (c) (b) and (c) 3
2. Which of the codes given below contains only the correct statements ? Select the code :
Statements :
(a) Venn diagram represents the arguments graphically.
(b) Venn diagram can enhance our understanding.
(c) Venn diagram may be called valid or invalid.
(d) Venn diagram is clear method of notation.
(a), (b) and (c) (a), (b) and (d) (b), (c) and (d) (a), (c) and (d) 2
3. When the purpose of a definition is to explain the use or to eliminate ambiguity the definition is called : Stipulative Theoretical Lexical Persuasive 3
4. Encoding or scrambling data for transmission across a network is known as : Protection Detection Encryption Decryption 3
5. Which of the following represents one billion characters ?: Kilobyte Megabyte Gigabyte Terabyte 3
6. Which of the following is not open source software ? Internet explorer Fedora Linux Open office Apache HTTP server 1
7. Which one of the following represents the binary equivalent of the decimal number 25 ? 10101 1101 11001 11011 3
8. Which is an instant messenger that is used for chatting ? Altavista MAC Microsoft Office Google Talk 4
9. In which of the countries per capita use of water is maximum ? USA European Union China India 2
10. India’s contribution to total global carbon dioxide emissions is about :  ~ 3%  ~ 6% ~ 10% ~ 15% 2

Level 8

1. The principal of a school conducts an interview session of teachers and students with a view to explore the possibility of their enhanced participation in school programmes. This endeavour may be related to which type of research ? Evaluation Research Fundamental Research Action Research Applied Research 3 Action research is a systematic process of solving educational problems and making improvements. Hence 3 is most appropriate because Principal wants to ‘improve’ the participation of teachers and students. Source: Action Research for Educators
By Daniel R. Tomal
2. In doing action research what is the usual sequence of steps ? Reflect, observe, plan, act Plan, act, observe, reflect Plan, reflect, observe, act Act, observe, plan, reflect 2 Action research includes following phases: observe, reflect, plan, act. But there is no such option. So, if we start the loop from plan-> then it’ll be plan-act-observe-reflect. In that case, answer choice #2 is the most appropriate. Source: My library My History Books on Google Play Research and Reflection: Teachers Take Action for Literacy Development By Andrea Izzo
3.Which sequence of research steps is logical in the list given below ?  Problem formulation, Analysis, Development of Research design, Hypothesis making, Collection of data, Arriving at generalizations and conclusions. Development of Research design, Hypothesis making, Problem formulation, Data analysis, Arriving at conclusions and data collection. Problem formulation, Hypothesis making, Development of a Research design, Collection of data, Data analysis and formulation of generalizations and conclusions. Problem formulation, Deciding about the sample and data collection tools, Formulation of hypothesis, Collection and interpretation of research evidence. 3 As per the diagram given on page 10 of C.R. Kothari’s Research Methodology book, the correct sequence is

Define research problem
Review literature
Formulate hypothesis
Design the research
Collect data
Analyse data
Interpret and report.
4. The issue of ‘research ethics’ may be considered pertinent at which stage of research ?  At the stage of problem formulation and its definition At the stage of defining the population of research At the stage of data collection and interpretation At the stage of reporting the findings. 3 PRINCIPLE ONE: Minimising the risk of harm.
PRINCIPLE TWO: Obtaining informed consent.
PRINCIPLE THREE: Protecting anonymity and confidentiality.
PRINCIPLE FOUR: Avoiding deceptive practices.
PRINCIPLE FIVE: Providing the right to withdraw.
Source: http://dissertation.laerd.com/principles-of-research-ethics.php
5. In which of the following, reporting format is formally prescribed ? Doctoral level thesis Conference of researchers Workshops and seminars Symposia 1  
6. Effective communication pre-supposes  Non-alignment Domination Passivity Understanding 4 Presuppose - Require as a precondition of possibility or coherence. Understanding happens when communication is effective.
7. When verbal and non-verbal messages are contradictory, it is said that most people believe in  indeterminate messages verbal messages non-verbal messages aggressive messages 3 People tend to believe non-verbal messages than verbal
8. The typical feature of an information-rich classroom lecture is in the nature of being Sedentary Staggered Factual Sectoral 3 Based on facts
9. Expressive communication is driven by  Passive aggression Encoder’s personality characteristics External clues Encoder-decoder contract 2  
10. Positive classroom communication leads to  Coercion Submission Confrontation Persuasion 4  

25 Sep 2017

5 Vacancies for Social Workers in Blackpool, Stockport, Greater Manchester, England

1. Adoption Social Worker - Greater Manchester
North West | £25

Adoption - Social Worker  An experienced social worker is required to join the Adoption team in a North West authority.

Apply here

24 Sep 2017

Special Educator/Specialist in Learning Disability

Based in Bangalore/Mysore, Involves occasional travel within the state to train teachers and monitor the project in learning difficulty.
Job Description
To be capable of training teachers
To address learning difficulties of children in a regular class room. s
Should have adequate knowledge and skills to give training to teachers in Special Educational Needs of Children.
To coordinate the training implemented and monitoring the project in selected centers in the state of Karnataka
To conduct sessions for students with special education needs

Skills Required
Qualification: Masters/ Bachelors in Special Education

Experience: 0 to 5 years

Salary: As per the salary scale of the organisation

Contact:

The HR Manager
BOSCO
Email your CV to: hrbosco12[at]gmail.com/ boscoban[at]gmail.com

Website; http://boscoban.org/page/career/

8 Sep 2017

Adoption Social Worker, Wirral, Northwest England

Adoption Social Worker - Wirral - Up to 12 month contract
Salary: £26
Location: Wirral
Recruiter: Badenoch & Clark
Closes: 05 October 2017

Adoption - Social Worker

An experienced social worker is required to join the Adoption team in a Merseyside authority. This is a full-time temporary contract lasting for a minimum of 3 months.

7 Sep 2017

Project Director, Columbia State University, West Harlem

Columbia University is undertaking a new campus in the Manhattanville section of West Harlem. The area of development comprises approximately 6.8 million sf of new development over 17 acres and extends roughly from the south side of West 125th Street to 133rd Street and from Broadway to Twelfth Avenue. Also included are properties on the east side of Broadway from West 131st Street to 134th Street between Broadway and Old Broadway.

Columbia is building its Manhattanville Development team and seeking a project director with solid construction experience (preferably in the research or healthcare fields) to oversee the construction project management process on approximately 450,000 sq. foot academic research project in Manhattanville. For more information on the status of Manhattanville, see http://neighbors.columbia.edu/pages/manplanning/. For information on Columbia University, see www.columbia.edu.

The Project Director will provide project leadership and will oversee assigned construction project(s) from inception, including programming and conceptual design through design, construction, closeout, and turnover. In particular, the Project Director will serve as the Owner's Representative and will be expected to have total administrative control for the project management of assigned projects on the Manhattanville Campus, and will lead the work of the design, construction and other technical services firms that are associated with the project. S/he will ensure that the project is built on-time, within budget and to the highest quality standards. The Project Director will report to the Associate Vice President for Project Management and Construction and work closely with other members of the Manhattanville Executive Team. S/he will represent Columbia with outside governmental agencies, utilities, tenants and the community.

Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree desirable. A minimum of 8-10 years related experience required
For a more detailed job description, please click here

Compliance Officer, Columbia State University, New York

Reporting to the Associate Director of Compliance, the Compliance Officer is responsible for the managing and delivering safety and compliance related services. S/he assists with environmental compliance, occupational safety and fire safety programs. The Compliance Officer promotes a safe and healthful work and learning environment in accordance with all applicable local, state and federal laws, regulations and standards.

The Compliance Office will conduct safety observations and work area inspections to identify potential regulatory and worker safety issues; report on findings, corrective actions taken/planned and carefully document corrections. Review safety data sheets and advise supervisors on appropriate personal protective equipment. Use industrial hygiene equipment to conduct indoor environmental quality assessments.

Assistant Director for Residential Services, Columbia State University, New York

Reporting to the Director for Residential Services, the Assistant Director will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of high quality service to clients while maximizing the efficient use of University resources. The Assistant Director will support the implementation of new strategies and processes designed to enhance work quality, productivity, and customer service for a diverse portfolio of University owned properties as outlined by the Director for Residential Services.

Director of Residential Operations , Columbia State University, New York

The core focus of this senior position is to increase asset value and execute a strategic business plan for each assigned property. This individual will draw on exceptional leadership skills, knowledge of property operations and the drive to build a well organized portfolio.

Creating a strategic plan for the portfolio of properties assigned, the Director will ensure that residents enjoy rapid response through advanced technology, innovative thinking and service-oriented personnel. Provide managers and building staff with the leadership tools and the direction they need to succeed. The Director serves as a strategic resource, a coach, a property management expert and a motivator as he/she contributes to the operations of Columbia University Facilities.

Associate Director, RE Transactions & Projects, Columbia State University, New York

The Real Estate Group is a division of Columbia University Facilities & Operations and is involved in implementing the strategic planning initiatives of the University. Accordingly, the group is responsible for the successful negotiation and execution of a diverse range of real estate transactions and the administration of a complex portfolio of commercial leases spanning all University campuses.

6 Sep 2017

Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship Is Open: Stipend Rs.28,800

Year 1

Hands-on teaching experience for 120 days at a government school in the block of a district
Understanding the ecosystem of a school engaging with the teachers, community, and education functionaries
Constantly exploring issues of education through reading, writing and dialoging with your colleagues
Each Fellow will be actively mentored by experienced members of the Foundation
Year 2

All the activities of Year 1 will continue and additional activities will be taken up in preparing for a suitable role that a Fellow might choose in the District Institute once the Fellowship Programme is completed.

Fellowship Stipend

A consolidated monthly stipend of Rs.28,800 would be paid to each Fellow during the 2 year program. Statutory deductions will apply.

Eligibility

We welcome young and passionate people from a variety of backgrounds. Individuals are eligible to apply if they have:

A minimum of 3 to 10 years of work experience
A regular post-graduate degree or a professional degree (B.Tech/MBA/or Equivalent) in any discipline
Proficiency in local languages (Hindi, Kannada, Tamil or Telugu)
We recommend interested applicants to read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

The applications for the Fellowship Programme 2018 are now open. Please click on the below link to apply online. Only online applications will be accepted.

Last Date of Application is 29th October, 2017.

Important Dates and Information

Last date of application 29th October,2017
All applications will be screened. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for online test
Applicants who qualify the written test will be invited for personal interviews to be held at multiple locations from December 11 to 15, 2017. Interview locations will be communicated at a later point of time

Along with your CV, please upload your “Statement of purpose” (Word / PDF), with responses to:
Why do you want to be a part of the Fellowship programme and
How do you think you can contribute and impact the school education system (Word Limit- Max 600 words and Min 300 words)

Contact Us

Azim Premji Foundation
# 134, Doddakannelli
Next to Wipro Corporate Office
Sarjapur Road
Bangalore – 560 035
Karnataka, India

Phone: 1800 274 0101 (Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm)(except on public holidays)
Website: http://azimpremjifoundation.org

31 Aug 2017

Recruitment to Various Posts at Kudumbashree NRO (Last Date: 13 September 2017 at 5.00 pm)

Kudumbashree – State Poverty Eradication Mission is a National Resource Organisation (NRO) for providing technical and implementation support to other States in India as part of NRLM. As the NRO, Kudumbashree shares its expertise and best practices with other States and help them develop interventions in the following domains.

24 Aug 2017

Office Manager at endivesoftware.com, Jaipur (India)

Office Manager

Experience: 1 to 2 years
Location: Jaipur (India)

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the go-to person for all office needs
  • Manage various web applications used within the company (e.g. account updates and user provisioning)
  • Maintain a clean, organized, functional and comfortable office space
  • Maintain facilities and liaise with landlord and other office vendors
  • Order and manage office / kitchen supplies
  • Ensure proper function of all office equipment
  • Coordinate events (e.g. meetings, picnics, birthday celebrations, lunches) and travel arrangements
  • Perform administrative duties (filing, shipping, distributing mails, etc.)
  • Support on-boarding and off-boarding process for team members
  • Maintain a welcoming atmosphere as our culture representative
  • Be the first person to greet visitors
  • Additional duties as assigned

Recruitment to Various Posts at Kudumbashree, Kerala

Kudumbashree – State Poverty Eradication Mission is a National Resource Organisation (NRO) for providing
technical and implementation support to other States in India as part of NRLM. As the NRO, Kudumbashree
sharesits expertise and best practices with other States and help them develop interventionsin the following
domains.
• Convergence between local governments and community organisations
• Community-based enterprise support through MEC project and SVEP
More details of the work of the KS-NRO can be had at www.kudumbashree.org
Kudumbashree-NRO calls for applications from interested persons for positions listed below. General
conditions of application and format for application are provided.
Positions for which applications are invited:
1. Thematic Anchor (Number of vacancies – 2)
2. Field Coordinator (Number of vacancies – 7)
Position – Thematic Anchor (Number of vacancies – 2)