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close this bookFunctional Adult Literacy - Curriculum (German Adult Education Association - UNICEF - UNESCO, 1996, 65 p.)
close this folderBROAD OUTLINE OF THE CONTENT OF THE CURRICULUM:
View the documentProgramme Area: Agriculture, Co-operatives, Marketing and Trade
View the documentProgramme Area: Health.
View the documentProgramme Area: Gender Issues, Culture and Civic Consciousness.

Programme Area: Agriculture, Co-operatives, Marketing and Trade

Theme 1: Improving Our Agriculture.

Units:

I. Why do we grow crops.


II. Gender relations in Agriculture.


III. Requirements for starting, organising and managing a crop farm.


IV. Which crops can we grow.


V. Practical methods in Agriculture.


VI. Which pests and diseases attack our crops.


VII. Records in crop farming.


VIII. Marketing farm products. DC Literacy and numeracy related to improved Agriculture.

Theme 2: Keeping Animals.

Units:

I. Why do we keep animals.


II. Types, breeds and breeding of animals.


III. Proper methods of management (of animals).


IV. Requirements for starting an animal farm.


V. Prevention and treatment of common animal diseases.


VI. Prevention and control of animal pests.


VII. Making, keeping and using records in animal management.


VIII. Proper ways of handling and using animal products.


IX. Marketing animal products.


X. Words, pictures, simple sentences and numbers related to keeping animals.

Theme 3: Marketing our Produce and Products.

Units :

I. The concept of trade and marketing.


II. Market Survey.


III. Market information.


IV. Enterprises for self-employment.


V. Management of income-generating enterprises.


VI. Words, pictures, sentences, numbers related to marketing our produce.

Theme 4 : Forming and Joining Co-operatives, Clubs and Associations.

Units :

I. The concept of co-operatives, clubs and associations.


II. Formation of co-operatives, clubs and associations.


III. Rights and roles of members of co-operatives, clubs and associations.


IV. Gender relations in the co-operatives movement.


V. Project identification and designing.


VI. Project/enterprise implementation, monitoring and evaluation.


VII. Problems of co-operatives, clubs and associations.


VIII. Words, pictures, sentences and numbers related to forming and joining co-operatives, clubs and association.