What is done to assist private centre owners during the start-up phase?
Create an overall awareness in the community regarding the importance of adequate reading and numeric skills that form an important base for learner’s academic and social growth.
Underline the importance of a reading literacy and/or numeracy program in the community and the priority it should take with regards to decision making, focus and budgeting.
Establish Time Table
Ensure that enrolled learners are exposed to at least one well structured, fun-filled and productive 40 minute session per week. This will maintain adequate reading and/or mathematics skills and provide exercise to learners who lack sufficient reading on their own.
Specify Computer Centre(s)
Identify a suitable room or space that can be converted into a computer centre and dedicated to the project.
Ensure that a sufficient number of computers are available to accommodate the biggest class with regards to the number of learners in the class.
Ensure that the ergonomic design is performed according to the prescribed guidelines.
Mount all the equipment required.
Ensure proper educator training in the skills and art of learn to read as well as reading and mathematics improvement.
Supply specific learn to read as well as reading and mathematics improvement training material and courses on line to the benefit of educators.