Literacy and education Animator training courses are delivered by Government staff. The Animators are trained in basic adult literacy teaching skills to allow them to monitor the classes that take place at the Epicenter. Literacy animators are selected from people living close to the Epicenter building to make it possible for them to carry out their monitoring role. They are taught to conduct VBWs om the importance being able to read and write and the benefits of sending children to pre-school and school. The training last for four consecutive days.
Adult literacy instructors receive initial training from Government staff for 10 days, with a four-day refresher course held a few months later.
Pre-school caretakers receive initial training from Government staff for 14 days, with a five-day refresher course held a few months later.