In School Program-Andhra Pradesh- CSR Projects India

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In School Program


Organization : Youth4Jobs Foundation


Location : Andhra Pradesh


Project Description

In School Program is successful model developed by Youth 4 Jobs for underprivileged Schools.

Underprivileged Schools

An innovative program "Communication and Soft Skills" was launched in 2008 in association with Andhra Pradesh Government's Social Welfare High Schools for the SC/ST. This pioneering public-private-partnership model aimed for the following outcomes

  • Develop employability skills at the school level
  • Raise awareness about various career options
  • Ensure more SC/ST students complete high school and enroll into better institutes of higher learning
  • The program started in 2008 with the needs assessment which was done by British Council in two schools for students in class 11th & 12th
  • Vernacular Medium
  • English Medium Schools

The following were the steps taken

  • Developed a 200 hrs course curriculum on " Communication and Soft Skills" in partnership with British Council.
  • Created audio-visual teaching aids for effective learning and trained the government teachers and school principals
  • Developed a Quality Control Team to visit the schools every fortnightly
  • Covered 112 high schools with 15,000 students benefiting every year, at the end of the course the students also appeared for Cambridge Certification


  • SC/ST students developed employability skills along with major improvement in English and enrolled into better institutes of higher learning
  • Now other State Governments are replicating the model

Project Type : Government


Project Donors and Partners

Government of Andhra Pradesh

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