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Prepare, Not Repair is Akshara’s early childhood care and education programme. A large component of it involves preparing and delivering resources for use by the functionaries of the Integrated Child Development Services Scheme implemented in Karnataka. All the material is in line with the National ECCE Policy and Framework of the Govt of India.

These cover a wide range of materials from Theme based curricular plan to Preschool Teacher Trainer’s Handbook, to the Activity Books for the Anganwadi children. The following teaching learning material are free and can be downloaded and used in any region.

Preschool Teacher Trainer Handbook
Preschool Teacher Trainer Handbook is a resource book for anyone attempting to build the capacity of the Anganwadi worker. This manual can be used by Supervisors/ CDPOs to guide their Anganwadi workers.

Early Childhood Education Calendar
Early Childhood Education Calendar is a wall flip-book and calendar. It includes the basics of child development, special needs in early years, suggested themes and timetables for Anganwadis and is in line with the State ECCE formulations.

Handbook for Bal Vikas Samiti Members
Handbook for Bal Vikas Samiti Members is a simple handbook that lays out the roles and responsibilities of the members of the Bal Vikas Samiti in order to enhance the running of the Anganwadis they represent.

Activity Books for Children
Activity Books for Children includes 3 volumes of activity sheets for children aged 4-6years. They cover pre-academic skills, as well other school readiness skills. They are meant to be used with the Calendar and the listed activities in the calendar in proper order.

Child Assessment Manual
Child Assessment Manual is a document with step by step instructions for the holistic assessment of Anganwadi children aged 2-6 years across all developmental domains and school readiness.

All Akshara Foundation Resources are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License). Under this license you are free to:

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