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40 Opportunities for area : Education & Research

Daily tasks: Observe and manage 10 children morning till afternoon. Prepare for children arrival in the morning, help children during lunch time and prepare for their departure. Offer and implement engaging activities for children and participate in their ' free play' . Plan activities around the 'free play' concept for children.
Daily tasks: Developing and maintaining the school garden (e.g. planting, weeding, mulching, building beds, harvesting,...) but also, if interested, developing educational projects to implement with children (e.g. learning about, observing and caring for the plants, building compost, garden decoration and land art, cooking the food we grow, making herbal remedies,... the possibilities are endless!) .
Daily tasks: Give lessons at the circus to children and adults in one these practices : acrobatics, air, gymnastic, dance, theatre, acro-yoga - in order to create a very physical show. It would be preferable but not necessary if the volunteer could join and support meetings during which we design future shows, plan out their technical aspects, set designs, costumers and flyers.
Daily tasks: The task is to manipulate sanskrit data on a computer software, extracting it from large encyclopedic sources to feed into various forms of outputs : the sanskrit dictionary, posters or learning portals. The volunteer will work with ancient sanskrit texts, the written marks of ancient oral traditions.
Daily tasks: Learning programs which help to complete the work. 3D class for one of the projects eg. Writing for web content (redo website). Team work with web designer and creative designer. Books, audio and video. Take responsibility for bringing projects to completion. eg multi-language dictionary with sketches/paintings by AV artist. Systems co-ordination.
Daily tasks: Creating and using learning visual or audio materials to support and stimulate our students in their learning process. Some ideas are flash word and sentence cards, bilingual texts, loco box, audio tape recordings, story telling puppets, etc. These tools shall be developed with creativity in consideration with the children's difficulties to learn.
Daily tasks: The aim is to develop an internet-based tool that links residents with external interested people. A first Facebook page named "Cité Universelle" was created. It needs to be supported, developed, actualized and given value and visibility. - Information collect with contents and photos - administration of the pages, - making it attractive with internal networking, connections research, events organization.
at Savi
Daily tasks: Field work: contacting Units of Auroville; gather documents, info and data about their activities, their projects in the field of education and research; meeting coordinators, complete missing information; then in Savi office, compile info in Excel database.