About The Literacy Movement Organization
The Literacy Movement Organization was established after the victory of the Islamic Republic through the decree of the great founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The LMO is affiliated to the ministry of education, and Head of this organization is the deputy minister of education.
The LMO is in charge of policymaking, planning and leadership of the literacy services in Iran. The Supreme Council of Literacy supports literacy activities across the country and supervises the performance of the LMO. The first vice president is the head of this council and some of the ministers participate in the meeting as the members
The LMO's main task is to educate illiterate youth and adults to learn basic literacy skills such as reading, writing and calculating with the aim of obliterating the illiteracy's menacing phenomenon from the face the Islamic Republic's sacred system it took the responsibility to organize and manage rendering literacy services and availing a secondary opportunity of education for those individuals who have lagged behind from the first education opportunity.
The main target group of the LMO is 10-49 age groups with the priority of the disadvantaged 10-19 rural girls and women The LMO tries to promote the some basic competencies among its clients such as reading, writing, reading the Holy Quran and life skills.
1- Literacy education for illiterate people (literacy course): Basic literacy skills among illiterate people aged 10 to 49 years are being developed by identifying qualified people and verifying their literacy status by using a dedicated database for literacy level registration, training, and evaluation as well as the issuance of educational certificates to the target audience, who will be served through adult literacy services.
2- Literacy education for low literacy people (transfer course): The course is designed to provide low literacy people aged 10 to 49 years with the opportunity to continue their education and improve their basic literacy skills by identifying qualified people and verifying their literacy status through the use of a dedicated database of literacy level registration, training, assessment, and the evaluation and issuance of educational certificates for the audience in the form of providing adult education services in the course.
3- Holding literacy strengthening courses: To provide low literacy people 10 to 49 years old with the opportunity to continue and apply what they have learned by identifying eligible individuals and verifying their literacy status through the use of a dedicated database of literacy level registration, training, assessment, and evaluation, and issuance of a certificate of completion of the audience course is in the form of providing adult education services in the literacy strengthening course.
4- Contests and educational-cultural projects for literate students: To enhance motivation among literacy students and to contribute to the country's public culture, two rounds of national essay writing contests (October Presidential Question) and book reading competitions are held each year (based on the name of the same year). Furthermore, educational-cultural programs such as prayer instruction and computer training, and literacy training for the audience are available.
5- Holding training courses for the illiterate and low literacy people: The skills training course, which comprises basic life, professional, and career skills, is one of the courses given alongside literacy instruction for illiterate and low literacy persons. One of the most crucial of these talents is teaching basic life skills.
6- Submitting confirmation for establishing local learning centers: The specialized literacy training unit, via local and regional capacity, offers basic literacy training, basic life skills training, citizenship rights and social skills training, empowerment, and learning opportunities to illiterate and low-literate audiences.
7- Providing confirmation of the activity of educational institutions providing educational services: Since 2011, literacy operations have been outsourced to ease the recruitment and training of illiterate and low-literate persons and the organization's goal fulfillment. After establishing a contract and introducing their educators to the city's educational system, educational institutions and firms offering educational services use this strategy to recruit and teach illiterate and low-literate individuals. After completing the final exam and fulfilling the acceptance requirements, the per capita fee for each literacy student will be collected and paid.
8- Distributing books and presenting the content of literacy courses: To improve the living environment of low-literate people with written materials and foster the country's public culture development, the organization has published over 400 books and educational materials and teaching aids, and extracurricular activities. Individuals interested in downloading the created material as a PDF file may do so via the organization's service desk.
9- Compilation and presentation of courseware for literates: One of the services provided by the Iranian Literacy Movement Organization is the provision of courseware for literacy students. This service is intended to improve students' reading and writing abilities and their capacity to conduct mathematical calculations, which literacy students will access their services via the authorized portals.
10- Presenting the education certificate of literacy courses: This service is given to decrease the audience's trips to education departments and boost the speed with which services are delivered to literate pupils in need of a certificate of education. Certain students need a literacy certificate to get a degree. For instance, since conscripts and welfare volunteers use this service, provisions have been established to apply for their degrees through the service desk.
11- Providing educational confirmation for literate students: This service is given to decrease the audience's trips to education departments and boost the speed with which services are delivered to literate pupils needing a certificate of education. Certain students need a literacy certificate to get a degree. For instance, since conscripts and welfare volunteers use this service, provisions have been established to apply for their degrees through the service desk.
12- Presenting the missing certificate of literacy courses: This service is designed to minimize audience travel to education departments and expedite service for literate students who have completed their courses, been approved, and obtained a degree, but whose degree has been lost and they now need to it.
13- Presenting a certificate of approval while studying for literacy students: This service is intended to reduce coming to education departments and to expedite service for volunteers who are enrolled in literacy programs and courses and are studying but need a certificate of approval for their work, workshop, factory, or unemployment insurance office. Instead of making a personal visit, the volunteer goes to the service desk, files their request, and obtains the service.
14- Empowering literacy educators: This service is offered to educators of literacy programs to build educators' capacity and reduce program expenses and time. Instead of attending face-to-face sessions, educators study teaching techniques and other educational knowledge over a virtual network. They will boost their capacity after acquiring and seeing instructional information.
15- Confirmation of qualification of literacy educators: This service is offered to educators who have participated in empowerment programs to minimize program expenses and duration and the number of educator visits. If educators complete the empowerment programs, they will get proof of their professional qualification via this service.
16- Providing the history of literacy educators: This service is offered to educators who have participated in literacy programs and have a history of serving and teaching the illiterate to lower program expenses and duration and educator attendance. Trainers who want to get their service history may do so in absentia.
17- Addressing and answering complaints in the field of literacy: This service is offered to those with concerns about problems, programs, or particular individuals to decrease program expenses and time and minimize face-to-face contact. If applicants file a complaint through the service desk, it will be linked to the organization's office automation system, and the responder will address the complaint and supply the plaintiff with the appropriate information.
18- Providing literacy statistics and information: This service is offered to those who need statistics and literacy information to reduce face-to-face interactions and increase the pace with which services are supplied to residents. This service is intended for students, researchers, and those interested in literacy difficulties. These individuals may use this service by contacting the service desk and submitting the necessary information. By default, certain statistics and information about the applicants are entered, and if further information is requested, the applicant is granted permission to view the statistics and information if it is verified.
19- Answer to literacy level inquiry: To minimize face-to-face interactions and increase the speed with which individuals get services, this service is supplied without constraints on enquiring and being aware of the audience's literacy level. This service is not in person, and the applicants became aware of their reading level after contacting the service desk and inputting their national code and other identifying information.