An analysis study of achievements in respect of targets & impact of intense monitoring of AECS in making island of success in SBP - An evidence based study in Chamarajanagara District of Karnataka State
Dr HP Jyothi
The present study is an evidenced based study of model AECs Saakshara Bharath Program (SBP)implemented in the country since 2009. The study focuses on efficacy of the model AECs to record positive deviations and improvement to approach in Chamarajanagara district of Karnataka State. The Study reveal that Saakshara Bharat Program has tried to implement Model Adult Education Centres in which the Volunteers will have to be given high quality training in local language in Andragogy and pedagogy both in pre-induction as well as during the course of the literacy program. A cascade model of training will have to be adopted so that today’s trainees become tomorrow’s trainers. As the key focus of the program is on women, and other disadvantaged groups. Island of success is a cluster of AECs to develop best practices to enhance the delivery capacity of the centres to develop vulnerable people in the area under SBP. It emphasizes the integration of basic literacy, equivalency program and imparting enhancement of employment skills among women and youth. The whole process of how the model AECs were developed and managed was studied. The study will help to strengthen the AECs in future.