Teen Channel – Community Learning Centre Initiative
The Teen Channel program aims at reaching adolescents aged 13 – 18 years in particular the adolescents who are out of school, school drop outs and potential drop-outs. Through this program, CAP Foundation is providing a holistic education module for high school level academic certification with life skill modules and career exploration opportunities. The model is effectively addressing the issues affecting their quality of life and future in an enabling environment that addresses students learning needs – academic, vocational, and occupational. In the last four years, over 6000 adolescents have accessed the program with 76% completing elementary and high school State Board examination.
CAP foundation is operating a total of 17 Teen channel learning centers. 10 centres in Hyderabad, 4 in Chennai, and 3 in NCR respectively.
Teen channel this year made significant progress reaching 4716 adolescents and achieving 83% of pass percentage in class 10 exams. Apart of academics, sports, life skills education and library activities, students have gained an intensive exposure towards career exploration through industrial visits namely RKS Motors, Coco Cola, NIRD, and Pearls Inn. A Career Mela was organized in Hyderabad to provide an insight into different employment opportunities available.
Some highlights of Teen Channel Programme
- 3893 students appeared for 10th standard final examination and 3160 students cleared it successfully.
- 2066 students have joined Intermediate courses in different colleges.
- 590 students have joined vocational courses with CAP Foundation.