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  • 1. Adult Education TEACHERS PPT

2. Unit Summary

  • The drive for 100% literacy is on! Students young and old have to get literate, so that the nation can progress!
  • Studentsanalyse and identify the causes for adult illiteracy and make presentations to the community leaders and adults to make them understand the problem of illiteracy in their locality.
  • They evolve strategies to increase adult education and teach in a centre.
  • Students organize awareness rally and persuade several adults to return to the classroom to gain the benefit of education.


  • Illiteracy in India is a grave and extensive problem.
  • 45% of the adults are illiterate.
  • While the Government of India reports about 20 million adult illiterates, other non-governmental organizations estimate the number to be closer to 50 million.
  • The exploitation of labourers has become an accepted practice because illiterates
  • cannot fight for their
  • rights.

Unit Summary (Contd..) 4. Essential Question

  • How can I contribute to making a better INDIAN society?

5. Unit Question How can I contribute to community development through adult education? 6. Content Questions

  • What is adult illiteracy?
  • What are the main causes of adult illiteracy?
  • What are the steps taken by the government to remove illiteracy?
  • What can you do to remove adult illiteracy?

7. My Goals / Mission

  • Learn about different causes for adult illiteracy
  • Find solutions to eradicateit.
  • Develop plan of action

8. My Goals / Mission (Contd..)

  • Create awareness to local people on the importance of education
  • Find ways to get my students to do more higher-order thinking and help them do their project effectively

9. How do you go about?

  • Collect the database of school drop-outs
  • Interview and fill questionnaire
  • Analyze reasons for adult illiteracy


  • Research on Internet referring to the list of websites to gather information on strategies adopted by other countries to combat the problem
  • Suggest strategies and find solution to the local problem
  • Share your ideas on ablog

11. While conducting survey, keep in mind

  • To meet the respondents in their convenient time
  • To be polite while asking questions
  • To ask respondents to give unbiased opinion as their identity will not be disclosed
  • To personally administer the data collection process
  • To check whether all the questions are answered in the questionnaire

12. Remember

  • Work as a team, not in isolation
  • Dont forget to play the roles assigned
  • Give credit to the websites / authors

13. You will be expected to

  • Prepare a presentation
    • To share your ideas with the community leaders
  • Put up Posters
    • To gather people for awareness rally
  • Blog your ideas
    • To share strategies to eradicate child labour

14. Get support from

  • List of reading material and reference books
  • Questionnaire
  • List of Websites
  • Organizer Chart
  • Rubrics
    • Multimedia Presentation Rubric
    • Poster rubric

15. Have fun learning through doing!!! 16. Thank You