Teachers are the most influential people in the society. They either impact you positively or negatively thus shaping one’s life. Though it every teacher’s wish to have successful students who will change the world and venture in great career path.
Students who wish to take the teaching path have to qualify in various study fields. They have to get education in either colleges or university in order to learn what to teach other. Indian country which the second populated country in the world. Needs a lot of teachers to cover the population. The country is sub-divided in states each state ensuring the teacher, student ration is balanced. The country has a central body of education which conducts examinations and allocates teachers to all parts of the country.
Here we have training institutions for teachers, where they qualify with various standards. From preschoolers, primary and high education teachers. Training and moving with the education trends can be expensive thus discouraging some teachers from furthering their education.
Nonetheless government has some scholarship programs which support a number of teacher. However, getting better and quality education needs greater sacrifices. Teachers start looking for chances and opportunities outside country. Some of this countries give attractive stipend and accommodation plus travel allowances. In most cases scholarships from foreign countries are given with bonus benefits with a promise of student going back to their home country and execute what they have gained.
Focusing on Australian scholarship for Indian teachers, Australian being next to the Asian continent has given chances to many Indian students to take up different studies. Australia is ranked among the three countries which offers best education and scholarships for foreign students. They give travel allowances, ticket for students ending the course, health insurances and other living allowances. The students in most cases have to fly back to their respective countries and implement what they learnt.
Ashok Khurana scholarship
This being a combination of the Australian country and Indian scholarship. It works to assist teachers interest in furthering their education outside India. The scholarship was officially launched by Honorable Jay Weatherill MP and the well-known University of Adelaide.
The scholarship is geared in helping teachers gain vast knowledge and improve education levels in Indian country. The scholarship will also assist in having stronger relationship between the two countries.
What will teachers gain from the Ashok Khurana scholarship?
- The scholarship will help post graduate teachers.
- Tertiary level teachers in Indian can also apply to add on the teaching knowledge.
- The scholarship will also support Indian teacher taking master of education here in the University of Adelaide.
- They will gain a stipend of AUD $ 38,500 for one whole year.
- The scholarship will help teachers who already exist and new students wishing to be teachers. After this they can help students and pupils in their country.
Origin of the scholarship
The Ashok Khurana scholarship originated or is named after professor Ashok Khurana. He was a staff member in the University of Adelaide. He established the scholarship as a gift to the Indian country who supported him when he was a migrant in their country. Thanks to their education he and his family live well. He felt the argue to give back.