Shamshad Hussain, Grace Association Pakistan Programme Coordinator, will be the ACCESS Coordinator for this programme which will run at the GRACE Public School in Skardu for 40 boy and 40 girls students in the 14-16 year old age group. Students will be streamed into separate English Access classes. These classes will be held after normal school hours. Management and delivery of these classes during the two-year period will be undertaken by four qualified instructors, taken on especially for the task.
The following activities will be included in the Programme for the self-enhancement and career progression of the students: comprehension, reading, writing, conversation, improving spelling vocabulary - including a Spelling Bee competition, handwriting, test preparation, essay Competition.
On successful participation of the two-year ACCESS Programme, certificates will be presented at an award ceremony, with certificates signed by the US Ambassador to Pakistan.
GRACE endeavours to empower and improve the quality of life of the marginalized and vulnerable communities in the least developed parts of Pakistan through welfare, participatory research and development, capacity building, promotion of best practices and partnership building, advocacy, and by launching sustainable and replicable innovative projects.