The System is comprised of five fundamental elements:
the organization of youth and adults from one or various
villages, in groups of about 20 people, who come together
to further their secondary level education with the
help of a tutor.
as a guide, animator, and facilitator of learning.
He or she is generally a secondary-school graduate
(or with the equivalent educational experience)
who begins a training process with the program;
subsequently, many tutors complement their higher
education at FUNDAEC’s Centro Universitario
de Bienestar Rural or at a similar university
in their home region.
SAT Tutor Training
the responsibility of the institution that incorporates
the SAT into its development efforts. The coordination
is usually carried out by an inter-disciplinary team
which includes educators and professionals, some of
whom necessarily have experience in the areas of agricultural
and animal production.
is the coordinators’ task to support and guide
the tutor’s efforts, and collaborate with the
regional institution in the administration and management
of the program.
Development or Educational Institution in Charge of
the Program at the Local Level
committed to the search for one or more aspects of well-being
of the rural communities. It establishes a partnership
with FUNDAEC to work together for the regions’
autochthonous development. This relationship is formalized
through a covenant.
institution carries out investigations to improve and
adapt the curricular content, follows up on the program’s
academic and practical activities, and secures financial
and other support from municipal and departmental governments.
chief function within this organizational scheme is
to systematize the knowledge that is generated, concerning
both technical as well as program management aspects,
and come up with ways to incorporate this learning into
the various dimensions of the process. In the covenant,
FUNDAEC authorizes the use of its texts, offers training
to tutors and administrators, and provides advisory
support throughout the use of the program.
* Trains Tutors
* Advises Coordinating Team
* Writes and Updates Texts
* Coordinates Evaluation Process
* Systematizes and shares the global process
Funds the Program in the Region
** Administers and Coordinates Organizational and
** Creates strategies for the program’s official