Deadline: November 7, 2021

Brief Description:

PeaceX’s Project BookPecker is a ground-breaking grassroots effort aimed at bridging socioeconomic inequalities in literacy and reimagining education. Project BookPecker Fellows are intelligent, astute individuals with a passion for curriculum development, teaching, and educational management. Our employees come from a variety of professional backgrounds and walks of life, and they combine their skills to create fresh approaches to themes, improve current teaching methods, create bite-sized audiovisual modules, lead student sessions, and contribute to the digitisation of education.

Project BookPecker’s initial cohort had 56 fellows from over 40 countries who worked to achieve the fourth Sustainable Development Goal of quality, inclusive education a reality. Fellows from prestigious universities such as Harvard, Cambridge, King’s College London, University of Alberta, Georgia Tech University, and University of Delhi, as well as pioneering companies in the consulting, public sector, education, FMGC, software development, real estate, and oil and gas industries, as well as social sector organizations like Teach for Bangladesh, were among the BookPecker fellows.

Details

Opportunity Type: Fully Funded, Partially Funded

Language Requirement: English proficiency

Language of Instruction: English

Fellowship type: Online
Deadline: November 7, 2021
Tenure begins on: November 25, 2021
Duration: 6 Weeks (12-16 hours of volunteer work per week)

Level of study:

·        Bachelor Degree

  Master’s Degree

Fields study:

·        English

·        Social Science

·        Mathematics

·        Science

·        Basic Legal & Human Rights

·        Innovation & Extra-curricular Studies

·        Sustainable Development Studies

·        Life Skills

·        Special Education Needs

·        Happiness Curriculum & Mental Health

·        Cognitive Concepts

·        Health & Hygiene

·        Menstrual Health

Computer Literacy

Project BookPecker’s initial cohort had 56 fellows from over 40 countries who worked to achieve the fourth Sustainable Development Goal of excellent, inclusive education. Fellows from prestigious universities such as Harvard, Cambridge, King’s College London, University of Alberta, Georgia Tech University, and University of Delhi, as well as pioneering companies in the consulting, public sector, education, FMGC, software development, real estate, and oil and gas industries, as well as social sector organizations such as Teach for Bangladesh, participated in the BookPecker program.

Duties & Responsibilities:

·        Create audiovisual and written teaching materials as well as academic modules.

·        Conduct sessions on a variety of topics.

·        Consider new academic tasks, exercises, and assessment systems.

·        To create curriculum content, collaborate with Curriculum Development coordinators and other fellows. Ensure

·        that the content you create is consistent in terms of content structure, linguistic elements, and design language.

·        Create and research appropriate teaching methods and technologies.

·        Participate in seminars led by guest teachers and trainers.

·        Arrange for BookPecker beneficiaries and the general public to participate in advocacy actions and events.

·        Promote educational equity and actions aimed at achieving it.

Benefits:

·        Working on a project that will benefit a large number of underserved communities by bridging the digital divide is a fantastic opportunity.

·        Opportunity to participate in a variety of capacity-building and skill-development sessions led by top educators, grassroots leaders, and personal development instructors.

   Learn how to build curriculum, teach, and use a variety of digital technologies.

·        Upon successful completion of the fellowship, you will get a certificate.

·        Letter of Recommendation from PeaceX’s Founders

Eligibility

·        Be pursuing/completing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in any field

·        Be at least 18 years old at the time of application

·        Be available for a part-time, online opportunity.

·        Be willing to volunteer for at least 12-16 hours per week.

Must have skills

·        Content drafting, editing, and proofreading

·        A good understanding of word processing and spreadsheet software (MS Word, Google Docs, etc) (MS Excel, Google Sheets, etc.)

·        Understand, teach, and brainstorm about a variety of topics.

·        An understanding of the fundamentals of illustration and design techniques and tools is required.

·        English fluency is required.

Selection Process:

·        Online Application

·        Interview of shortlisted candidates

 Training sessions for selected candidates

·        Teachers and academicians with years of expertise in the education sector will lead the training session. During the fellowship, workshops on child psychology, teaching methods, subject-specific talks, and other topics will be held, and credentials will be awarded.

Required documents

·        A resume or CV

·        A image of yourself

·        Submit an online application portal through the link below.

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