Literacy enhancement as a career choice
Ranjan K Baruah
Contd from previous issue
When we talk about literacy, we have to also spread digital literacy as the pandemic has taught us the importance and necessities of digital learning. One of the ways in formal structure to join any educational institution and become a teacher. Opportunity also lies in the informal sector and becoming a trainer or facilitator to enhance literacy amongst masses.
Opportunity lies with the government as well as non government which includes Non Governmental Organisations, Research Institute and also corporate as corporate carry out activities related to literacy under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. There are international agencies like UNESCO which also provide opportunities to deserving candidates . In our next edition we shall write about the options related to digital literacy and how it can become a career option for many young people in our region.
Aspirants must remember that mere qualifications may not help us to transform literacy . We need skills like effective communication, passion and also patience if we want positive transformation by spreading literacy. Employability skills and other life skills would certainly help any aspirants to be successful in the field of promoting literacy which can be a career choice for many young people in our regions.