FAQs about YES Model
Q. 1 What is YES? YES stands for Youth Engaging Society.
Q.2 What is a YES Centre? A YES Centre develops and delivers the Award to young Indians by offering the Programme to the community beyond the four walls of the institution.
Q.3 How does a YES Centre function? It partners with National Award Authority (NAA) and collaborates to provide training in order to further the Programme.
Q. 4 What is the criteria for participation through a YES Centre? Young people in the age group 14-25 are welcome to do the Programme through a YES Centre of their choice, if they do not have access through school, college or an Award unit.
Q. 5 How are YES Centres connected with the NAA? The Centres develop resources to support the schools in the region and encourages the participants to register with the nearest Award Unit to take part in the Award Programme.
Q.6 Are regular school hours counted for participation? No, regular school timetable work does not count for Award participation. What matters is work and contribution outside the curriculum.
Q.7 How will a YES Centre evolve? YES Centres can evolve by building participation and generating resources during the course of their work with the community.
Q. 8 How can a school become a YES Centre? A school cannot become a YES Centre unless they register with the NAA office, and further commit to build the Programme beyond the school.
Q. 9 Can an individual, private enterprise or NGO become a YES Centre? Individuals, Social bodies and enterprises can register as a YES Partner only.
Q.10 What is the essential difference between a YES Centre and a YES partner? The focus of YES Partner is marketing of the Award Programme, while the Yes Centre focuses on building participation to the desired levels.
Q.11 How can a YES Centre participant be motivated? YES Centres give the participants freedom to do what they like, how they like and with whom they like.
Q. 12 Do the Participants have time for the Award. The Award identifies and rewards young people who find time for the Award.
Q.13 What is the role of NGOs in the IAYP structure? The NGO gets a license to partner with IAYP India and offers the Programme to the youngsters who work with them.
Q.14 How does a YES Centre finance its projects? The YES Centre possesses resources and shares them with IAYP India, as well as collaborates with them, to develop the Award in a sustainable manner.
Q.15 Who tracks the progress of a YES Centre Participant? The Centre provides the participant with adult leaders.
Q.16 How much is the entrance fee for a YES Centre Participant? The Participation fee for one level of the Award is Rs. 500.00 only.
Q. 17 How can the IAYP India support a YES Centre? IAYP INDIA shares revenue from running the Award Programme and also provides training to the YES Centres, in order to build the Award.
Q.18 Who can assess an activity carried out at home? An informed assessor or an individual identified by the participant and recognised by the Award leader.
Q.19 What is the aim of IAYP India? IAYP India hopes to reach out to an aggregate target of 1,00,000 people over 5 years while maintaining the quality of the Award.
Q.20 Who exempts the fee for a Participant? The Participant fee can only be exempted after the head of the institution certifies the inability of the individual to pay the fee.
Q. 21 Can YES Centres create their own partners? YES Centres can create partners with IAYP India and in turn share the license fee.
Q. 22 How many participants, must a YES Centre register on a yearly basis? The goal of a YES Centre is to reach out and offer access to a minimum recommended 500 participants every year.
Q. 23 How can a YES Centre reach out to a large number of people? YES Centres can reach out through their channels of communication and interactions within the community.
Q. 24 Is there a geographical limitation for YES Centre? YES Centres are open centres and have no fictional boundaries.
Q. 25 Can YES Centres run Special Projects? YES Centers are welcome to partner with IAYP India to run Special Projects.
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