T-E-A-C-H Program Inner Wheel Literacy TEAM

Zonal Literacy Coordinator

Role & Responsibilities

  • Ensuring implementation of Level II & III (District Seminar) Training programs in each Inner Wheel District of assigned Literacy Zone
    • Training to be conducted within the dates mentioned in the training cycle
    • Ensure participation of all concerned as per the Training Cycle
  • Ensuring participation of incoming Inner Wheel District Chairs in the training programs
  • Ensuring Inner Wheel Clubs set their annual goals for the T-E-A-C-H program at the Level II Training Program. These are then compiled to get the District Goal figures
  • Supporting the Districts in implementing the program and help solving their problem
  • Guiding Districts in establishing linkages with government and other stakeholders for smooth implementation of T-E-A-C-H program
  • Participate in Literacy Challenges/Campaigns that RILM announces from time to time
  • To respond to information requests of RILM office

District Chairman

Role & Responsibilities

The District Chairman (DC) is like the Conductor of a symphony orchestra, the kingpin of all activities that the Inner Wheel Clubs in her District take up in a Inner Wheel Year. The Inner Wheel Clubs in a District execute various programs under the guidance and leadership of the DC.

In view of this multifarious role of a DC, only the most essential are listed below as the role and responsibilities of the DC in respect of T-E-A-C-H :

  • To attend the Orientation program conducted by the Rotary India Literacy Mission (RILM) each year
  • To appoint (or continue the appointment of) the District Literacy Committee Chair (DLCC) before the Orientation program
  • To ensure that the Level I training program organised by the Rotary District of your area is attended by the Zonal Literacy Coordinator (ZLC), District Chairman (DC) & District Literacy Committee Chair (DLCC) by 15th April each year.
  • To ensure that the Level II training program is organized by the DLCC in consultation with ZLC between 1st May and 31st July each year and attended by the Club Presidents Elect and Club Literacy Committee Chairs of at least 60% of the Clubs in the District
  • To ensure that the Level III training program (District Literacy Seminar) is organized by the DLCC between 1st July to 30th September each year
  • To set goals and reconfirm goals through discussion with each Club
  • To regularly motivate Clubs to achieve their goals
  • To create awareness of and publicize the T-E-A-C-H activities and news through Chairman’s News Letter (CNL) etc
  • To respond to information requests of RILM Office & ZLC
  • Submit annual report of district activities in T-E-A-C-H by the 31st August 2018 to be eligible for felicitation in awards ceremony.
  • Participate in Literacy Challenges/Campaigns that RILM announces from time to time

In addition to the above, the DC is expected to ensure all activities as enumerated for DLCC (as below).

District Literacy Committee Chair (DLCC)

Role & Responsibilities

  • To attend the Literacy Orientation Program and Literacy Summit each year, thor-oughly understand the T-E-A-C-H program as well as the related Central, State and Local government policies, programs and initiatives and also ensure maxi-mum participation of delegates from the District in the Literacy Summit
  • To ensure that you along with the Zonal Literacy Coordinator (ZLC) and District Chairman (DC) attend Level I Training Program organised by Rotary District in your area
  • To ensure appointment of Club Literacy Committee Chairs (CLCCs) and formation of all Club level committees by each Club President Elect well before the scheduled date of Level II Training Program
  • To assist the District Chairman (DC)/District Vice Chairman in organizing and conducting Level II Training Program by the due date and ensure par-ticipation of all mandated participants
  • To ensure filling up of Club goal forms during Level II Training Program and com-pile District goals based thereon
  • To assist the District Chairman (DC)/District Chairman Elect (DCE) in organizing and conducting Level III Training Program by due date prescribed for this purpose and ensure participation of all mandated participants
  • To ensure participation of Inner Wheel Clubs in the District, in training at the District/Club level
  • To encourage and motivate each Club to:
    • upload grant applications and project report after completion of the project
    • register & train volunteers according to needs of Club’s planned programs
    • organize events to publicize important achievements under T-E-A-C-H
    • mobilize funds for program implementation
    • regularly visit and study the website www.rotaryteach.org
  • To take all steps, including trouble-shooting with other stakeholders and government officials, in consultation/collaboration with ZLC, DC/DCE, Club Presidents and CLCCs so as to ensure that the District Goals are achieved
  • To fill out quarterly reports through the Reports and Evaluation tab of the member zone of the website. Annual reports and other project specific reports may also be desired from DLCC from time to time.
  • Play the role of the Communications Co-ordinator to develop a campaign timeline for the District, chart the involvement of clubs on a monthly basis and report to DC by 31st of every month
  • Participate in Literacy Challenges/Campaigns that RILM announces from time to time.

Club President

Role & Responsibilities

The Rotary/Inner Wheel Club is the organization that is at the centre of all activities relating to implementation of T-E-A-C-H program and the Club President/President Elect (CP/CPE) is the key figure who, in collaboration with the Club Literacy Committee Chair (CLCC) is expected to plan, select, execute, supervise and report on the program specific activities that they choose to take up.

Keeping this in view, the role and responsibilities of the CP/CPE are defined as follows :

  • To appoint the CLCC and Club Literacy Committee Members well before the Level II training program (expected to be held by 31st July each year) so that all of them (along with the CP/CPE) can participate fully in that training program
  • To attend the Level II training program organized by the District Chairman/District Chairman Elect (DC/DCE) and the District Literacy Committee Chair (DLCC), along with the CLCC, and fully understand each program/component of the T-E-A-C-H program as well as its funding and reporting aspects
  • To motivate members of the Club to attend in large numbers the Level III training program (District Literacy Seminar) as and when it is held by the District leadership (expected between 1st July and 30th September each year)
  • To study the www.rotaryteach.org website carefully and download all information, forms, etc., that is necessary for implementation of the selected program.
  • To familiarize herself and all members of the Club Literacy Committee with the "how to" guidelines of each activity/program of T-E-A-C-H, grant application forms for various programs as well as the quarterly progress report formats
  • Based on the training and information so gathered, to decide, well before the beginning of the Inner Wheel Year, the T-E-A-C-H activities/programs that the Club will like to take up during the year and plan for timely implementation of each so that they can be completed in all aspects before the end of the year
  • To tie up arrangements for the necessary mobilization and training of volunteers and Club members, funds and other inputs for implementation of all selected activities and prioritize them appropriately
  • To explore and finalize partnerships with other organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) where such partnership will be essential for implementation of any selected set of activities
  • To tie up for funding, including grants from Rotary India Literacy Mission (RILM) for each selected activity
  • To ensure proper reporting and accounting of all funds spent on selected programs, certification of accounts and works as required under the RILM guidelines and claiming of grants due from RILM

Club Literacy Committee Chair (CLCC)

Role & Responsibilities

  • To assist the Club President (CP)/President Elect (CPE) with selection of members of the Club Literacy Committee before the due date of the Level II training program
  • To attend the Level II training program organized by the DC/DCE & District Literacy Committee Chair (DLCC)
  • To assist CP/CPE and DLCC in mobilizing/motivating members of the Inner Wheel Club to participate in the Level III training program (District Literacy Seminar)
  • To decide, in consultation with the Club Literacy Committee members and with the approval of the CP & CPE, the programs under T-E-A-C-H to be taken up by the Club, well before the beginning of the Rotary Year
  • To study the website www.rotaryteach.org and cull out all relevant information and various forms necessary for implementation of the selected programs
  • To fill in and upload, in consultation with the Primary Contact (if not herself the Primary Contact nominated by the CP/CPE) the relevant grant application form/s for the activities/programs for which the Club wishes to avail of Rotary India Literacy Mission (RILM) grant
  • To follow up with the DLCC for approval of the grant application forms uploaded by the Club till it gets approved
  • To plan and execute the selected activities/programs after tying up funds that will have to be raised by the Club for this purpose
  • To oversee the execution of various programs taken up by the Club in association with other members of the Club Literacy Committee and ensure periodical reporting using the prescribed form/s
  • To ensure proper reporting and accounting of all funds spent on selected programs, certification of accounts and works as required under the RILM guidelines and claiming of grants due from RILM
  • To resolve issues that may arise in course of implementation of programs with the advice of the CP, DLCC, etc.