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1 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Kominkan – the successful Japanese model of CLCs and lessons to be learned Sharing On CLC in Laos and the case of Non-formal Education CLC/ CLDC in project Savankhet province. Presentation by: Mana Chanthalanonh Coordinator for M&E 24-25 Nov. 2014
2 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Country Background - Lao PDR- Pop: about 6.6 Millions - Located in South and Southeast Asia- Capital: Vientiane
3 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Overview of CLC in Laos PDR Cont. CLC scattered throughout the country since 1992, total number of CLCs unknown currently Most CLCs are used for literacy classes, vocational training, meeting halls, reading rooms/school libraries
4 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Overview of CLC in Laos PDR CLC Over View in Laos There are 3 regional centres in Laos Northern part of Lao, Vientiane capital and Southern part of Lao. The Changing of Non-formal education office at the province to a province centres, The role and function are as a part of Ministry of Education and Sport (MOES), it is under the Non-formal Education and Sport Department (NFESD)
5 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Overview of CLC in Laos PDR Cont. CLC Over View in Laos The place for equivalency program for primary and secondary level The place for provide basic vocational training base on the need of local people The place for training NFE staffs, support for M&E to district and village level for technician Other role is produce the curriculum and support CLC at the district and community level,
6 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Overview of CLC in Laos PDR Cont. Existing CLC in Laos data 2012-13 Total CLC in Laos there are: 311
7 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Overview of CLC in Laos PDR and regional “UNESCO Presentation” Cont. 311 Laos 311 Laos
8 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Vision toward CLC CLC is a venue for education through different types of learning (formal, non-formal, and informal) Through CLC programs, people in the community can solve their problems and improve living conditions by their own resources as well as external resources when it is necessary.
9 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Concept of CLC The concept and activities of the “CLC Development" respond correctly to the needs and problem-solving of the rural villagers. Using CLC as the place for enjoying, learning, meeting and exchanging ideas on Human Resource Development, on preserving their local fine tradition and on leading a better life by themselves.
11 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Activities (Cont.) Community-based activities (Income- generating activities), Community revolving fund
12 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Activities (Cont.) Capacity development for CLC Management Committee, Master trainers, Trainers and Culture
13 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Challenges CLC management concept need to be improve based on the situation of the community and minority group Income-generating activities not yet linked with literacy The Education level of head of CLCs is low and lack of knowledge of CLC management, leadership Volunteer- teachers/ volunteer-villages teachers Education level is not sufficient. Lack of know ledges on cooperatives with other concerning sections & Materials are not enough
14 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Lesson learned Head of the CLC has to have a high educational level that he/she understands clearly the CLC concept and has a high enthusiasm to dedicate for CLC development, The volunteer teacher has to be full-time working in the CLC. He / she has at least a basic knowledge on coordination and management with various persons/agencies, and has a high self-motivation to fulfill the CLC tasks, The motivation has to be initiated to have a high expectation of the villager to participate voluntarily in the Community Learning Center development processes,
15 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Lesson learned (Cont.) Any steps of the CLC development should be based on the needs and the problem solving of the villagers. It is also needed the community sense of the CLC committee and the target learners, A minimum financial support is needed on the management of the CLC and on the revolving-fund to run the mini-project proposed by the trainees. A provision sufficient " materials/equipment for teaching and training in the CLC.
16 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Our Non-formal Education (NFE) Activities in Nong and Xepone Districts Cooperation with Weltungerhilfe’s (formerly German Agro Action) on Strengthening the Capacity of Organizations for Poverty Eradication (SCOPE) Project In cooperation with Lao NPAs (Non-profit Associations) CoDA (Community Development Association)
17 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. National statistic of 62% HH is classified as poor Lack of infrastructures (road access, electricity, water supply, latrine. ) UXO (Existing during the Indochina war) Language barriers (ethnic minority) communication as well as our BLS found almost all Brue, Mangong/ about 85% cannot understand Laos National language. Agriculture still keeps the traditional practice (why climate change, increasing of pop…) insufficient food /year. Government line agencies still need to improve capacity, methodology, fund, net work… Existing Challenges
18 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. 1) The organizational capacity of the partner Non-state actors (NSA), as well as at least two Local Authorities (LAs), in Savannakhet Province is strengthened. 2) The institutional environment in which NSAs operate at the provincial and district levels is improved. 3) The organizational capacity of Village Committees and other selected Community based organization(CBOs) in targeted villages is strengthened. 4) The delivery of relevant and effective non-formal education (NFE) services in target villages is improved. 5) Food security in target villages is improved through diversification of livelihood systems. Project intended results
19 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. 4.1 Set up or upgrade model Community Learning and Development Centre (CLDC), including training of CLDC managers 4.2 Training facilitators on NFE courses, as well as short-term livelihood- oriented basic literacy numeracy, and life skills education course. 4.3 Provide tailored basic vocational training courses, 4.4 Conduct annual community development and learning events, including ‘financial literacy’ awareness-raising through ‘theatre-for- development’. Main activities for engagement with the Community under result 4.
20 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. CLDC as a place for learning resources, learning place, utilization of resources and it belongs to them Community select location, Contribution local materials available (sand, wood, gravel…), labors and prepare a place before UXO clearance… The construction and maintenance and they decide what they want to use Community decided their own CLDC management training Community select by themselves the CLDC committees 1. CLDC
21 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Existing from previous facilitators who are from villages and got trained and have conducted NFE Couse in villages. – Learning in the evening – Topics to learn were selected by learners Basic life skills (top down and bottom up approach) – Top down: Project coordinating net-work with partners to conduct a life skill course with agreement from districts (UXO risk, gender), and government line-agencies to conduct their cross cutting issue (sanitation, seasoning disease for human and animal…) – Bottom up: regarding to literacy program, the learners discuss during class and identify the skill areas that they want to learn, and then project supplies as much as possible. 2. Community provides NFE courses, as well as basic literacy, numeracy and life skills education courses.
22 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Broom making (facilitators from villager close by) Handicraft (base on local knowledge and need) Eg. weaving… Brick/ block making and carpenter training 3. basic vocational
23 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. We used the participatory learning Action tools for brick/ block and carpenter training. During the training, learner practices with real construction of CLDC. Finally we got CLDC through vocational training and parallel with gain the skills of local people in particular topics. 3. basic vocational (lesson learnt)
24 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Awareness through theater (role play) TOT training local people (theater team) Theater team could conduct role play in mix languages (Lao standard and local) for the community with related topics depends on area. 4. Financial literacy
25 Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong. Thank you for your kind attention