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Peace Corps Indonesia TEFL Project Framework

D R A F T October 7, 2010 Project Purpose: Indonesian students, educators, and other community members strengthen their personal and professional capacities through improved English skills. Goal 1: Improved Learning As a result of working with Peace Corps Volunteers, students will improve their English language comprehension and communication skills.
Objective 1.1: Students English Skills Acquisition By (month) 2012, (X) Volunteers and co-teachers will provide English language instruction to (Y) students, so that (Z%) of the students will demonstrate improved listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Activities: Volunteers and co-teachers develop and deliver student-centered lessons which focus on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills and are aligned with the Indonesian national curriculum when appropriate. Student-centered lessons are those which are relevant to students lives and responsive to students individual skill levels; they are structured to maximize authentic student participation. Output Indicator: 1.1a total # of students taught by Volunteers and co-teachers Outcome Indicators: 1.1b # of students demonstrating improved reading comprehension, either through test scores or reading activities (more responsive to written content, more accuracy in following written instructions, less dependent on external resources with new or more complex texts) 1.1c # of students demonstrating improved writing abilities, either through test scores or writing assignments (better organization, richer content, more accuracy in grammar, spelling, punctuation) 1.1d # of students demonstrating improved listening comprehension, either through test scores or listening activities (more responsive to oral communication, more accuracy in following spoken instructions, more comfortable with new accents, less dependent on translation and repetition) 1.1e # of students demonstrated improved speaking skills, either through test scores or speaking activities (more spontaneous speaking, more self-expression, more questions, more fluency, more accuracy in grammar, clearer pronunciation) Objective 1.2: Students English Skills Application By (month) 2012, (X) Volunteers and co-teachers will provide extracurricular activities to (Y) students, so that (Z%) will demonstrate improvement in using English to acquire information and to express opinions and ideas. Activities Volunteers and co-teachers facilitate non-formal activities such as clubs, camps, and events which use English to promote inquiry, creativity, critical thinking, and problemsolving. Non-formal activities are those which have shared student/adult leadership, provide opportunities for students to pursue special interests, and generally use enrichment materials that are outside the traditional curricula.

Output Indicator 1.2a total # of students participating in extracurricular activities Outcome Indicators 1.2b total # of students demonstrating improvement in using English to acquire new information (for example, through interviews, examining authentic texts or realia, selected or free reading, online research, correspondence) 1.2c total # of students demonstrating improvement in using English express opinions and ideas (for example, through presentations, drama, debate, book or movie reviews, journals, online postings, correspondence)

Goal 2: Improved Teaching As a result of working with Peace Corps Volunteers, teachers will improve their English language proficiency and increase usage of communicative teaching techniques and supplementary resources.
Objective 2.1: English Teachers English Communication Skills By (month) 2012, (X) Volunteers will have regular interaction, in English, with (Y) English teachers, so that (Z%) of these teachers will demonstrate improved proficiency in English. Activities Formal and informal interaction in English between native-speaker Volunteers and English teachers. Formal interaction might include teachers clubs, workshop participation, or tutoring sessions. Informal interaction might include any personal or professional inquiries or social activities. Output Indicator 2.1a # of English teachers with whom the Volunteer has regular (daily/weekly) interaction in English. Outcome Indicators 2.1b # of English teachers who demonstrate improved English communication skills outside the classroom (for example, speaking spontaneously, increased fluency and complexity, self-reported increased confidence). 2.1c # of English teachers who demonstrate improved English communication skills in the classroom. (for example, increased fluency and accuracy, self-reported increased confidence) 2.1d # of English teachers who have increased their use of English as the language of instruction in the classroom. Objective 2.2: English Teachers Methods and Practices By (month) 2012, (X) Volunteers will work with (Y) Indonesian English teachers, so that (Z%) of these teachers will increase their usage of communicative TEFL methodologies and supplementary resources. Activities PCVs and English teachers will regularly discuss teaching methods, activities, and lesson plans and generate ways to increase communicative approaches. They will also access books, internet websites, audio recordings, realia or other resources and adapt them to create visual aids and supplementary materials. Communicative teaching methods include use of pairs/small groups, speaking tasks which link learning objectives to students lives, use authentic texts, provision of opportunities for spontaneous interaction between students. Output Indicator

2.2a # of English teachers with whom the Volunteer has regular (daily/weekly/monthly) interaction in order to discuss topics related to teaching. 2.2b # of English teachers who attended teaching clubs, workshops or seminars with a Volunteer. Outcome Indicators 2.2c # of teachers, who as a result of their work with a PCV, articulate an intention to try a new method in their classroom. 2.2d # of teachers who, as a result of their work with a PCV, integrate studentcentered methodologies in their classrooms more frequently. 2.2e # of teacher who, as a result of their work with a PCV, use supplementary materials in their classroom more frequently. 2.2f # of teachers who, after trying new methods or materials, identify challenges and successes and revise lesson plans accordingly. Objective 2.3: Skills of Other Teachers By (month) 2012, (X) Volunteers will work with (Y) Indonesian teachers of subjects other than English, so that (Z%) of these teachers will strengthen their English skills, teaching skills, or other professional skills. Activities Formal and informal interaction in English between native-speaker Volunteers and teachers of subjects other than English. Formal interaction might include teachers clubs, workshop participation, or tutoring sessions. Informal interaction might include any personal or professional inquiries or social activities. Output Indicator 2.2a # of teachers of subjects other than English who have regular (daily/weekly) interaction with a Volunteer Outcome Indicators 2.2b # of teachers who demonstrate improved English communication skills outside the classroom (for example, speaking spontaneously, increased fluency and complexity, self-reported increased confidence). 2.2c # of teachers who, as a result of working with a PCV, use, or report an intention to use, new teaching methods or materials in their classrooms which support learning objectives.

Goal 3: Youth and Community Development As a result of working with Peace Corps Volunteers, youth and other community members will develop and practice leadership and life skills, and will pursue projects and opportunities for personal and community development.
Objective 3.1 Life Skills and Leadership Training By (month) 2012, (X) Volunteers and their community partners will train (Y) youth in life skills and leadership skills, so that (Z%) will demonstrate increased knowledge of one or more of these skills and (ZZ%) will demonstrate acquisition of at least one skill. Activities Through clubs, camps, or other group activities, youth will develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to become leaders in their communities. Life skills and leadership skills may include decision-making, wise use of resources, communication, awareness and acceptance of differences, useful/marketable skills, healthy lifestyle choices, self-responsibility, and civic awareness/responsibility.

Output Indicator 3.1a # of youth participating in life skills or leadership development activities. Outcome Indicators 3.1b # of youth who, as a result of working with a PCV, can articulate how application of these skills may have a positive benefit for themselves or their community. 3.1c # of youth, who, as a result of working with a PCV, report on their application of one or more of the targeted skills in their daily life. 3.1d # of youth who are observed practicing one or more of the targeted skills successfully either during the course of the activity or in their daily life. Objective 3.2 Community Projects By (month) 2012, (X) Volunteers will work with (Y) community members, including youth, on community projects, so that (Z%) will practice project design and management skills. Activities PCVs and community partners work collaboratively to manage projects that address social, educational, cultural, or environmental priorities identified by the community. Projects management steps include 1) community assessment, 2) goal setting, 3) workplan development, 4) implementation, and 5) results evaluation and reporting. Output Indicator 3.2a # of community members, including youth, who work with the Volunteer on a community project. Outcome Indicators 3.2b # of community members, who, as as a result of working on a community project, can describe the steps of successful project design and management. 3.2c # of community members who actively participated in at least 3 of the 5 steps of project design and management. 3.2d # of community members who report that the project met or exceeded identified goals. 3.2e # of community members who, as a result of working on a community project, report confidence in leading or contributing to a new project or activity. Objective 3.3 Educational and Career Opportunities By (month) 2012, (X) Volunteers will work with (Y) community members, including youth, so that (Z%) of these community members will seek out educational and career opportunities. Activities Volunteers will provide information and referral regarding possible opportunities, when possible, and will coach applicants in their preparation of application materials, as well as development of skills for qualifications testing, interviews, or resume preparation. Output Indicator 3.3a # of community members who work with a PCV in order to pursue educational or career opportunities. Outcome Indicators 3.3b # of community members who, as a result of working with a PCV, take specific steps (complete testing, submit application, etc) toward an educational or career goal.

3.3c # of community members who, as a result of working with a PCV, independently seek out additional information regarding potential educational or career opportunities.

Goal 4: Other Activities and Projects This goal is meant to capture any activity that does not clearly fall into one of the other goal areas.
Objective 4.1 Host Community By (month) 2012, (X) Volunteers will work with (Y) community members, including youth, on projects or activities that benefit the individual or community, so that (Z%) of participants will meet identified objectives. Activities This objective is meant to capture any activity that does not clearly fall into one of the other objective areas. Output Indicator 4.1a # of community members, including youth, participating in this activity. Outcome Indicators 4.1b # of participating community members, including youth, who meet the identified objectives. Objective 4.2 Peace Corps Program By (month) 2012, (X) Volunteers will work with Peace Corps staff members to develop resources and session plans that enhance training and support of Peace Corps Indonesia Volunteers. Activities Leading a training session during PST, IST, or MSC. Documenting and distributing lesson plans, visual aids, vocabulary lists, best practices, or other tools specifically created for Indonesian classrooms. Contributing to the development of Peace Corps Indonesia by providing ideas and feedback through Volunteer committees associated with program and training design, administration, or other areas of Volunteer support. Output Indicators 4.2a Number of training sessions led or co-led for Volunteer/trainee colleagues. 4.2b Number of Indonesia-specific materials developed and provided to staff for distribution to other PCVs 4.2c Number of committee meetings attended with staff to provide feedback and ideas on any aspect of the Peace Corps Indonesia program.