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    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Education that Pays for Itself: The Financially Self-Sufficent School Model
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Financially Self- Sufficient School Model: n Classroom n Practical experience instruction running commercially successful on-campus enterprises
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Purpose of School Enterprises 1) Training platform For students to acquire practical & entrepre- neurial skills in demand in real markets 2) Income-generation To cover school operating costs & ensure long-term financial sustainability.
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Measures of success: 1. Graduates: 100% are productively engaged within 4 months of graduation
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Productively engaged n Responsible job in modern sector n Started own business, with own business plan & line of credit n Teaching at another agricultural school n Working as a rural extension agent n Entered university
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete 2. Financial Self-Sufficiency: US $ 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Income 42,814 45,182 97,434 233,601 253,016 336,112 Expenditure 199,239 223,261 277,993 316,110 250,710 323,931 Surplus/ Deficit -156,424 -178,079 -180,559 -82,510 2,306 12,180 % Self- 21% 20% 35% 74% 101% 104% Sufficiency School income covers 100% of school operating costs, including depreciation
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Examples of on-campus enterprises: Bio-Intensive, organic garden
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Dairy & Milk Processing Plant
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Small livestock
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Small livestock
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Rural Services: Roadside Store & Restaurant
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Rural Services: Hotel & Conference Center
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Rural Services: Outdoor Education Training Workshops
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete How to integrate education & income generation? Key Tool = Business Plan for Learning & Production
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Basic Steps: 1. Estimate program expenses: Teachers salaries Food for students & teachers = + Electricity & water, etc. etc.
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete 2. Define competencies for type of qualified labor to be trained rural entrepreneurs. n t o productio Calcula Add value cinate te break Vac -even p oint livestock Use y email Provide nicate b organ ic Commu good farmin g ccurate techn client Keep a iques cords service re
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete 3. Decide which income-generating activities could teach those competencies . Rural areas : Urban areas: Chicken coop? Eco-friendly construction ?? Ornamental plants?? Catering ?? Road-side Coastal areas: store?? Rural hotel?? Fish processing ?? Boat & motor repair?? Eco-tourism ??? Boat trips??
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete 4. Consider: Can our school establish such enterprises, with the human, financial, physical resources at its deposal?
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete 5. Develop a standard business plan for each school business under consideration. Will it be profitable?
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete 6. Consider: Are there markets for those products & services ? Can our school compete?
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete 7. Establish schedule of classes & practical activities that meets production & educational needs. n Section A: n Section B: Classroom Activities Practical Activities 6:00 Campus clean-up 6:00 am Feed animals 7:00 Breakfast 7: 00 Breakfast 8:00 Math class 8:00 Organic Garden 9:00 Plant production 10:00 Mechanics/Electricity 10:00 Language Arts 11:30 Lunch 11:30 Lunch
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete 8. Evaluate results being achieved: Competencies being Financial results of each acquired vs. enterprise vs. Training goals Projected production, income & expenditure
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete 9. Continuously adjust activities in classroom and field in response to market signals Example: Example: Cotton is not Not all the school´s profitable for produce is selling at school or the organic market; let s Paraguayan work harder with small-holder; students on how to let s stop display produce & teaching & interact with producing that. shoppers.
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Tips: 1. Maintain daily records & controls 2. Keep separate accounting for each enterprise 3. Make teachers responsible for income generation 4. Give responsibility for whole cycle (planning - production- marketing) 5. Seek market niches, value-added, diversification 6. Offer financial incentives for reaching goals, if possible.
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Educational impact: 1. Curriculum remains market-driven Example: Decision to stop teaching cotton production due to lack of profitability for school & small farmer.
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete 2. Teachers develop own entrepreneurial skills & mindset Example: Sale of school tractor
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete 3. Encourages innovation Examples: Hot chili powder Suckling pigs
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete 4. More efficient use of school resources Example: Student dining pays market prices for products from the chicken coop, organic garden & other enterprises.
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Where else could there be a financially self-sufficient school?
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Anywhere… Rural areas… urban areas….coastal areas…. highlands…. lowlands… etc.
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete You’re invited! Third Annual Conference on Education That Pays For Itself Yachana School, Ecuador December 8-10, 2009 For information, see: www.teachamantofish. org.uk/conference
    • Click Here & Upgrade Expanded Features PDF Unlimited Pages Documents Complete Thank you! www.fundacionparaguaya.org.py www.teachamantofish.org.uk