With aim to strengthen the education policies and train the people involved in the education sector, the Delhi government has decided to introduce a fellowship for young people willing to work in the sector. Under the fellowship programme 54 fellows would be selected under the age of 35 from the state.
The fellows would get selected on the basis of their range of academic and professional disciplines. The programme has been named ‘Change-makers in Education Fellows’ and it is expecting to get young people joining in for the development of education in the state. The people selected through the programme would work in the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) for two years.
According to the official statement released by the Council, it stated, “Designed as a special programme over a minimum period of one year (extendable to another year) to identify and entrust a cohort of individuals whose expertise in education and passion for strengthening and improving the quality and standard of education.”
The fellows would be paid Rs. 40000 per month for their services. A total of 54 fellows would get selected for the 12 month period during which the programme would run. Depending on the performance of the candidates it could get extended to two years. This programme is expected to influence young minds to understand the importance of education and take active part in the formation of the education policies to better it for the students to come in future.