How to customise the training Use of student-based programs e.g. Pre-assesssment to find out level of knowledge. Use of school-based programs that already exists. Working with SMEs Understand the peculiarity and dynamism of needs, challenges Integration: integration to the existing curriculum
How to integrate the training Integrate with the existing curricula Offer the curriculum as a stand-alone and teaching it alongside others If not part of curriculum, teach the course over weekends Tap into the knowledge and expertise gained not necessarily in formal education, but could be inherent and be scale up through the curriculum
How to promote the training and reach the target audience Use of online strategies Use of brochures and pamphlets Use of school-based databases Networking partners and collaborators Use of outreach programs to reach the larger community and CSR programs Orientation camps Road shows Videos of success stories Alumni/ambassadors networks
How to be sustainable financially Start point: finding the right trainers Students pay commitment fee which is subsidized. Sponsorship and grants HP offers a platform of visibility for the centre e.g. through the opening sessions HP facilitates the creation of the GET-IT centre network which can work together and pool resources Offer internship to graduate teachers Individual centre to fundraise for its activities.