The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai invites applications from eligible candidates for a Certificate Program in Youth Leadership & Social Change.
The objective of the program is to provide certified training to youth workers, in order to promote the understanding and practice of social change through self-empowerment and development of leadership qualities.
Tata Institute of Social Sciences is a multi-campus public research university in Mumbai, India. It is Asia’s oldest institute for professional social work education and was founded in 1936 in then Bombay Presidency of British India as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work by the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust.
- Provide knowledge about youth issues and challenges, thereby contextualize these issues and challenges in contemporary India.
- Develop analytical skills so that learners may begin the process of critically reflecting upon the institutions/ policies/ cultural beliefs that influence youth and their lives in the process of participating in social change.
- Build leadership capacities of learners to empower youth to identify their rights and responsibilities and facilitate their participation in social, political, and cultural issues affecting them.
- Equip the trainees with a range of practice skills required when intervening on issues of social change and development.
At the end of the course, the learners would be able to,
- Utilize the learning experiences gained during the course, for their personal growth as leaders, for transformation and self-empowerment.
- Be self-motivated and skilled to reach out to more youth to engage in social and community work. Apply the learnings to diverse social contexts and implement a range of strategies suitable in different environments (communitarian and organizational).
The candidate should be minimum of 18 years of age and should have passed class XII.
The intake for the program is 20 students.
Six months, Part-time, Weekend program
How to Apply?
Interested candidates can apply online by clicking here. The last date to apply is November 30, 2020.
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