Thursday, December 10, 2020

Tender for Jobs


St. Marcellin School

Moulovi Tea Estate

Giasnogor, Moulovibazar


Tender for jobs


1.       St. Marcellin School needs teachers for class 8, 9 and 10 in Giasnogor, Moulovibazar, for 2021.


2.        Applications will be accepted for the following jobs:

-          3 Teachers (minimum qualification: degree; fluency in English)

-          We need teachers of

o   Sciences: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, ITC Computer

o   Arts: English, Bangla


3.       Applications can be submitted at St. Marcellin School, in Giasnogor before December 24th  2020:

·         CV, certified copy or photocopy

·         Birth certificate photocopy

·         Passport photo

·         Mobile number


4.       Preselected teachers will pass an interview with the selection committee.

5.       Contact number: 017-1645-1377


Giasnogor, December 2020

Bro. Marti Enrich

Acting Headmaster

Sunday, January 6, 2019

New school year starts

A new school year starts plenty of new faces, plenty of diversity in unity; just look at the faces of our students and you will guess how many different ethnic groups come here to learn together not only Mathematics but how to collaborate with people belonging to a different tribe and religion. May God help us

Monday, October 29, 2018

Tender for jobs

Tender for jobs

1.       St. Marcellin School will open a new class 8 with two sections A and B in Giasnogor, Moulovibazar, on January 2019.

2.        Applications will be accepted for the following jobs:
-          2 Teachers (minimum qualification: degree; fluency in English) (preference for Maths and Science teachers)

3.       Applications can be submitted at St. Marcellin School, in Giasnogor before November 30th 2018:
·         CV, certified copy or photocopy
·         Birth certificate photocopy
·         Passport photo
·         Mobile number

4.       Preselected teachers will pass an interview with the selection committee, in English, on December 7th.

Giasnogor, October 2018
Bro. Marti Enrich
Acting Headmaster

Friday, September 7, 2018

Increase in salary in tea plantations. Aumento del sueldo en las plantaciones de té

A few days ago it was reported that tea workers in Bangladesh will enjoy a pay rise. The climb is from 82 takas to 102 takas. That is, a little more than 1 euro per day for eight hours of work. One does not know whether to laugh or cry when reading this news. The Daily Star article, a Bangladeshi newspaper, is very illustrative of the situation. You can read it here.
Hace unos días se ha publicado que los trabajadores del té en Bangladesh gozarán de una subida de sueldo. La subida es de 82 takas a 102 takas. Es decir, un poquito más de 1 euro al día por ocho horas de trabajo. Uno no sabe si reír o llorar al leer esta noticia. El artículo del Daily Star, un diario de Bangladesh, es muy ilustrativo de la situación. Puedes leerlo aquí.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Universal Periodic Review on Bangladesh

The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique process which involves a periodic review of the human rights records of all 193 UN Member States.

Bangladesh was represented by Mr. Anisul Huq, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, who presented his report on the progress made in recent years and answered the questions of the delegations.
Several countries acknowledged their efforts to welcome one million Rohinyas Muslims and keep the borders open to refugees and displaced people. Also for its fight against poverty and the promotion of social development (education, health, social security, food) in recent years. Another noteworthy aspect is the number of women present in authority roles (the best gender equality in South Asia).
At the same time, they issued recommendations focused on:

· Guarantee freedom of expression, especially on the internet, ensuring the right to the opposition, journalists and human rights defenders to be protected from murder.
· A moratorium on the death penalty and, finally, its final elimination.
· Strengthen protection measures for workers. That companies respond for the damage they cause to their health. Improve working conditions in the textile sector and informal commerce.
· Fight against human trafficking and trafficking, as a country of origin, destination and transit.
· Access to justice for refugee and stateless women and girls.
· Continue collaborating so that the Rohinyas return to their country with security.
· Guarantee living conditions and regulate the hiring of migrant workers.
· Measures to act against climate change and continue promoting sustainable development. Access to education, health, employment.
· Legal protection for ethnic minorities, indigenous people and fight against religious extremism.
· Access to education and public services for people with disabilities.
· Fight against discrimination and harassment against LGBTI people. Decriminalize consensual sexual relations between adults of the same sex.
· Ratification of international treaties to which Bangladesh is still not a party: the Optional Protocol of the Committee against Torture and the Convention on Enforced Disappearances.

The next step is for Bangladesh to review and decide which of those recommendations it is willing to accept.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Fresh fish. Pescado fresco

To help a little to the sustainability of our project in Giasnogor, we have decided to set up a small fish farm. We have brought 150 fish from our neighbor's pond and we hope that from time to time we can feed the boys and girls of the school fish without having to buy it, as it is quite expensive. Of course this is not going to get us out of trouble, but it is one more droplet in our effort to take advantage of the renewable resources we have at our disposal, such as the planting of black pepper, the vegetable garden, the dry wood for the kitchen and the sale of trees that storms throw down. As you see in the pictures, the fish have excited our students, who spend their dead hours watching them. And thanks to Bro. Alex, who has made it possible.
Para ayudar un poco a la sostenibilidad de nuestro proyecto en Giasnogor, hemos decidido poner una pequeña piscifactoría. Hemos traído 150 peces del estanque de un vecino nuestro y esperamos que de vez en cuando podamos dar de comer pescado a los chicos y chicas del colegio sin tener que comprarlo, ya que es bastante caro. Por supuesto esto no os va a sacar de apuros, pero es una gotita más en nuestro esfuerzo de aprovechar los recursos renovables que tenemos a nuestro alcance, como la plantación de pimienta negra, la huerta de verduras, la leña seca para la cocina y la venta de los árboles que nos tiran las tormentas. Como ves en las fotos, los peces han entusiasmado a nuestros alumnos y alumnas, que se pasan las horas muertas mirándolos. Y gracias al H. Alex que ha dirigido la operación.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Six degrees and barefoot. A seis grados y descalzos

It's being cold in Bangladesh. Temperature’s been unusually low for three weeks now. At some point in the country, 2.8ºC has been recorded, the lowest temperature in 50 years. Neither the houses nor the clothes of the people are prepared for this. As there is no heating system, the temperature is the same inside and outside the houses. Children come to school in the middle of a thick fog at 8:30 in the morning. And some, like the one in the photo, have an anorak but do not have shoes. There you have him with his books, his hood, but in flip flops. We warm them up with some physical exercises before entering class and then, in the classroom, the human warmth makes the thing more bearable. But these children got merit who leave their homes with just a cup of tea in their stomach, in the midst of the cold and fog, and have to cross at least one jury bridge to come to study.
Está haciendo frío en Bangladesh. Llevamos ya tres semanas con temperaturas inusualmente bajas. En algún punto del país se han registrado 2,8ºC, la temperatura más baja en 50 años. Ni las casas ni la ropa de la gente están preparadas para esto. Como no hay calefacción, la temperatura es la misma dentro y fuera de casa. Los niños vienen al colegio en medio de una espesa niebla a las 8:30 de la mañana. Y algunos, como el de la foto tienen un anorak pero no tienen zapatos. Ahí lo tienes con sus libros, su capucha, pero en chancletas. Les hacemos entrar en calor con unos ejercicios físicos antes de entrar en clase y luego, ya en el aula, el calor humano hace la cosa más llevadera. Pero ya tienen mérito estos niños que salen de sus casas con sólo una taza de té en el estómago, en medio del frío y la niebla, y tienen que atravesar al menos un puente de fortuna para venir a estudiar.