The process of transforming school education by the active involvement of donors, non-government organizations and corporate sectors through the School Adoption Programme. Under this programme the donors can select any school and prepare a programme of action for a specific period for the all-round development of the school at improving the educational system of the school.
The following is a suggestive list of priority actions that can be considered by the donors under the School Adoption programme:
> Provision of water and toilet facilities to the school separately for boys and girls.
> Construction and renovation of existing buildings.
➤ Provision for developing school garden, fencing or compound wall.
> Provision of equipment and furniture
➤ Providing computers/funding for computer training of students. Strengthening of Laboratory and Library.
➤ Developing of playground/provision of play materials Building school infrastructure.
School buildings, classrooms, playgrounds, libraries, toilets, drinking water facility; Science Lab, Art Craft room etc., are the most important aspect of school infrastructure. Spacious and refurbished buildings and well-ventilated classrooms are must in schools. Properly planned school infrastructure is key factor in effective teaching and learning.
There are numerous potential applications of electricity within schools. At the most basic level, the school requires lights, fans and plug points for charging/ connecting from key uses of the energy. At more level, ICT, Television and Radio may be factored in amongst other applications depending on the needs of that particular school. Light is a basic human need and is also considered an important indicator of everyday life style. Light can make a key contribution to improved education and educational access in rural areas. Benefits of school electrification include increased study time, improved educational performance and positive benefits for gender equity.
An adequate supply of drinking water must be provided for all the Students in the School. The water must be readily accessible and a sufficient number of cups must be provided unless the source is a drinking fountain and the schools must provide suitable drinking water facilities with Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant with 250 LPH Capacity.
Toilets must be provided for Students which are readily accessible, adequately lit and ventilated and kept in a clean condition. Separate facilities must be provided for Boys and Girls with a door capable of being secured from inside.
The design for construction of Toilets is 10 feet.3 inches X 10 feet 9 inches