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Feminist Literacy and Numeracy – A Path to Empowerment for Grassroots Women: The Fieldwork Plan

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Principal Objectives

  • To develop critical analyses of the situation of women and men
  • To implement interventions; and
  • To develop specialized skills in organizational and program management and other aspects of development work

 

CWR during a feedback session outside Balay Kalinaw right after ULAT LILA

CWR during a feedback session outside Balay Kalinaw right after ULAT LILA

Specific Objectives

  1. To write a Review of Related Literature on Literacy and Numeracy Training as a Method of Empowering Grassroots Women
  1. To evaluate CWR’s existing Literacy and Numeracy or LITNUM modules – achievement of objectives and revisions on exercises and activities
  1. To conduct a Literacy and Numeracy training program (LITNUM) for urban poor women, formerly teenage mothers (Module 3)
  2. To create a draft of  a continuation module (Module 4)
  3. To make recommendations for the future conduct of the program and the development of current and future training modules (Modules 4 and 5)

 

One Billion Rising campaign - during the evening concert at Tomas Morato

One Billion Rising campaign – during the evening concert at Tomas Morato

Participation in CWR Activities

Objective: To participate in Other CWR activities and reflect on the contributions and processes of a women’s non-government institution in advocacy and movement building such as:

  1. CWR Anniversary Celebration
  2.  VAW Campaign
  3. One Billion Rising – February 14, 2013
  4. Ulat Lila (Fact Sheet) – January to February 2013
  5. International Women’s Day
  6. Voters’ Education – January to February 2013
  7. Orientation on CWR/Education sessions/Meetings

 

Other Output

  • Review of Related Literature on Literacy and Numeracy Training as a Method of Empowering Grassroots Women
  • Evaluation Paper on LITNUM Modules 1,2 and 3 and Draft of LITNUM Module 4
  • Recommendations for Future Training and Module Development
  • Reflections

FIELDWORK PLAN

WD 281

GOALS and ACTIVITIES

(general and specific objectives)

2012

2013

Projected

Number of Hours

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GOAL 1
To fully appreciate the significance of the field integration program through the opportunities it provides “to refine feminist praxis as they learn with women, as well as further enhance their knowledge, attitudes, and skills for their personal and professional development as women and as advocates of grassroots women” (Fieldwork Manual) by:

 

70+

ACTIVITIES:
Attending the field orientation meeting and initial meeting with the agency

 x

 x

 8

Constantly seeking consultation with supervisors

 x

x x  x  x x x x x x x x x x x x x x

x

20

Keeping track of field activities and hours devoted in the fieldwork logbook x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x

4

Documenting field activities and reflections in the field journal x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x

30

Collating and synthesizing notes for the fieldwork sharing activities x x

10

Participating in the midterm fieldwork sharing activity x

5

Participating in the final fieldwork sharing activity x

5

Writing the integration paper x x x x

25

FIELDWORK PLAN

WD 281

GOALS and ACTIVITIES

(general and specific objectives)

2012

2013

Projected

Number of Hours

November

December

January

February

March

WK

1

WK

2

WK

3

WK

4

WK

1

WK

2

WK

3

WK

4

WK

1

WK

2

WK

3

WK

4

WK

1

WK

2

WK

3

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4

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1

WK

2

WK

3

WK

4

GOAL 2
To study, conduct, and evaluate the CWR Literacy and Numeracy Program for Urban Poor Women by:

 

130+

ACTIVITIES:
Visiting the area and meeting with the contact person/s of the current and former program participants x

 

Reviewing existing Literacy and Numeracy Program Modules 1 and 2 (appraisal and study for application) x x x x x x x x x x x x x x

 

Researching on literacy and numeracy x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x

 

Writing a review of related literature on literacy and numeracy training as a method of empowering grassroots women x x x x

 

FIELDWORK PLAN

WD 281

GOALS and ACTIVITIES

(general and specific objectives)

2012

2013

Projected

Number of Hours

November

December

January

February

March

WK

1

WK

2

WK

3

WK

4

WK

1

WK

2

WK

3

WK

4

WK

1

WK

2

WK

3

WK

4

WK

1

WK

2

WK

3

WK

4

WK

1

WK

2

WK

3

WK

4

GOAL 2
To study, conduct, and evaluate the CWR Literacy and Numeracy Program for Urban Poor Women by:

 

130+

ACTIVITIES:
Conducting interviews and FGDs with former and present participants  x x x x

 

Teaching the Literacy and Numeracy course to urban poor women  x x x x x x x x x x x

 

Writing an evaluation paper on the Literacy and Numeracy Program Modules 1 and 2 (with revisions on exercises and activities) x x x x

 

Making recommendations for the future conduct of the program and the development of current and future training modules x x x x

 

FIELDWORK PLAN

WD 281

GOALS and ACTIVITIES

(general and specific objectives)

2012

2013

Projected

Number of Hours

November

December

January

February

March

WK

1

WK

2

WK

3

WK

4

WK

1

WK

2

WK

3

WK

4

WK

1

WK

2

WK

3

WK

4

WK

1

WK

2

WK

3

WK

4

WK

1

WK

2

WK

3

WK

4

GOAL 3
To immerse myself in the various involvements of the Center for Women’s Resources by participating in the preparations and activities for:

 

50+

ACTIVITIES:
CWR’s 30th anniversary celebration  x x

 

VAW Campaign – M2M x

 

Sharing on Research in Academe and NGI

x

x x

x

 

1 Billion Rising Culminating Activity  x x x

 

International Women’s Day

 x

x x

 

Ulat Lila  x x x x x x x

 

CWR Orientation

 x

 

CWR Staff Meeting

 x

 

Voters Education  x x x x x x x x x x x

x

 

 

TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS

 

 

394.25

FIELDWORK PLAN

WD 281

 

DELIVERABLES

GOAL 1

To fully appreciate the significance of the field integration program through the opportunities it provides “to refine feminist praxis as they learn with women, as well as further enhance their knowledge, attitudes, and skills for their personal and professional development as women and as advocates of grassroots women” (Fieldwork Manual)

Fieldwork Plan

Accomplished and submitted

Logbook

Accomplished and submitted

Journal

Accomplished and submitted

Midterm Fieldwork Sharing Notes and Presentations

Midterm Fieldwork Powerpoint Presentation submitted and presented

Final Fieldwork Sharing Notes Presentation

Final Fieldwork Powerpoint Presentation submitted and presented

Integration Paper

Accomplished and submitted

GOAL 2

To study, conduct, and evaluate the CWR Literacy and Numeracy Program for Urban Poor Women

Review of Related Literature: Literacy and Numeracy Training as a Method of Empowering Grassroots Women

 

Integration Paper Chapter 3:

Conceptions of Literacy:

 A Review of Related Literature

Actual Teaching Hours for the Literacy and Numeracy Training Program

Done and documented in the Integration Paper Chapter 8:

LITNUM Class: January to March 2013

Evaluation Paper on LITNUM Modules 1 and 2

Integration Paper Chapter 10:

A Review of Three LITNUM Modules

Developed for Previous Classes

Recommendations for Future Training

Recommendations for Future Module Development

Integration Paper Chapters 4-9

 

Integration Paper Chapter 11:

Recommendations for Future LITNUM Module Development

GOAL 3

To immerse myself in the various involvements of the Center for Women’s Resources by participating in the preparations and activities

Fact Sheet for Ulat Lila

Accomplished and submitted

Research and Field Experience Sharing (Academe and NGI)

This was no longer pursued by both the agency and the fieldworker.

Minutes and other similar documents CWR may require

This was no longer pursued by both the agency and the fieldworker.

Attendance of Events

Done

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