Project #1113

Empowering Rural Mothers as Home Educators

by Corporation for Development of Learning (CDA)
Photo-- Students at graduation
Photo-- Students at graduation

Project "Empowering Rural Mothers as Home Educators"

Training for Women Mothers Training mothers encourages their own development based on two objectives i) stimulate their own development can participate in their child's development as co-educators and trainers for the future, their children have appropriate development that enable them to enter the workforce and ii) from the previous point, there is a change in the self-esteem of these women co-educators and instructors, both in front of their children and in front of themselves. This new self-image on the basis of recognition of their skills and competencies, allows them to choose to participate in the workforce recognizing the benefits that such activity makes it easier in terms of autonomy, social and economic improvement.

The training took place in 4 sessions over four months. Each session had lasting two and a half hours. Attended by 20 women teachers and mothers who are guardians of 8 urban and rural primary schools, namely: A). Urban -- Valley School Choapa -- Juan Carrasco School Risco -- School Villa Los Naranjos -- School Aracena Jorge Ramos -- San Rafael school Rozas B). Rural -- School Camilo Henriquez (Canelillo) -- School Graciela Diaz Allende (Peralillo) 2.1. Conditions of Approval: The Trustees attendees were evaluated through the test Cognitive Processes for Learning: for students from 7th & 8th of basic education, EM & adults through the modality pre / post evaluation. Results expressed as a percentage of achievement and comparison chart are presented below:

Pre Post%% Language Structure 43.4 41.3 Understanding 75 65 Rating 78.1 95.8 Implementation 81.3 86.3 Summaries 22 18.3 Definition 40 63.9 Logical Sequences 30 57.6 Follow Instructions 26.7 50 Antecesor 31.7 75 Conclusions 15 22.2

Graphic Comparative Test of Cognitive Processes The interesting thing is to appreciate the low morphology (Structures Language) and Understanding. Women indicate that at the course and post test, they feel more required to deliver more complex answers that are simply not required by the test. It tends to respond on. The remaining items represent accomplishments, sometimes significant.

Quantitative Assessment Course: No. If Median mind-No No Observed 01. Have you felt that the course objectives were achieved? 100% 0% 0% 0% 02. Does the organization of the course was appropriate? 100% 0% 0% 0% 03. Does the involvement of assistants in the working group, believes enough? 93% 7% 0% 0% 04. Is the human environment of the course was enough? 100% 0% 0% 0% 05. Does the allotted time of the course was enough? 77% 8% 15% 0% 06. Do you find the materials used fully adequate to the objectives? 93% 7% 0% 0% 07. To his view, the issue was clearly exposed? 100% 0% 0% 0% 08. Have you felt that given what is applicable to your environment? 100% 0% 0% 0%

Qualitative Evaluation.

In addition to what has already been described, it is interesting to record the most frequent manifestations of the participants: -- "Very good progress" -- "The techniques and games are very good for use at home" -- "I thought it was very good… learned a lot and I was able to convey to my son" -- "It was very good...achieves help my daughter because I had not previously controlled" -- "After coming here for the first time and practiced what I have been taught much better result. -- "Not my daughter nor I suffered as a mom." -- "I have given my son story that is very skilful."

And, in allusion to the time that lasted the course which was considered briefly, which is expressed in phrases like -- "I would have liked more time allocated" -- "That would have been more meetings."

Finally, with respect to be viewed in future as members of the workforce, most state that there is no suitable jobs available, interesting and consistent with expectations in the province Valley Choapa. Besides collecting clear features of traditional thinking about the role of the woman to whom he viewed as i) mother and ii) housekeeper. However, expressing openness compared to the work part. Time. In conclusion, while women require more preparation than a cognitive behavioral and psychosocial to integrate the workforce, course instructor estimate that workers could be responsible, punctual, meticulous in detail, able to follow instructors, teamwork and assess new opportunities (although seeing more as a benefit for child especially in the economic sphere).

Please click below to see photos of the new mother-educators at their graduation ceremony!

Photo-- Mothers receiving their diplomas
Photo-- Mothers receiving their diplomas

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Corporation for Development of Learning (CDA)

Location: Santiago - Chile
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Corporation for Development of Learning (CDA)
Project Leader:
Cristian Iván Martin Garcia
Psychologist, CDA’s Technical Director
Santiago, Chile

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