ALTA assists over 1,000 students every year.
2012 ALTA Impact Survey
In addition to improving their reading and writing, students said ALTA boosted their self confidence and self-esteem and saw this as just as important.
- Over half (52%) were able to move into higher paying jobs with an average increase of 32% in their salaries after completing the programme.
- 100% would recommend ALTA to others.
- 82% rated ALTA tutors as excellent.
Monitoring and Evaluation
In its first decade, ALTA developed a structured and integrated volunteer management system of recruitment, training, refresher training and ongoing classroom guidance and support to ensure standards are maintained. Tutors are awarded a graded certificate after one year of teaching.
ALTA has delivered its home-grown literacy programme within the NGO, corporate, and government sectors including Rebirth House, Credo House, ArcelorMittal, TCL, The Retraining Programme and all correctional facilities.
It has trained literacy tutors in St Vincent, Antigua and Grenada, with an adult literacy programme using the ALTA approach and materials operating in Grenada for five years until Hurricane Ivan.
ALTA is an award winning innovator and leader in literacy education in the Caribbean.