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The Department of Adult Continuing Education, Extension and Field Out-reach of Kuvempu University has come into existence in February 2000 as a part of educational Planning in the Ninth Five Year Plan. The objectives of this Department, in comprehensive terms may be summed up as the following: Name of the Department Department of Adult Continuing Education, Extension and Field Out?reach Year of Establishment 2000 Name of the Chairman Prof.J.S.Sadananda Address of the Department Department of Adult Continuing Education, Extension and Field Out-reach
Shankaraghatta - 577 451
Shimoga Dist., Karnataka State, INDIA
Ph.: 08282 - 257123(O), Fax: 08282 - 257123, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1 While accepting the philosophy of continuing education as an integral part of the total education programme, the attempt is to bring closer integration between formal and non-formal education and out of school learning process. 2 Reaching out to the needy sections of the society through the adult continuing educational avenue for the purpose of equalisation of educational opportunities, thereby enhancing societal growth. 3 Enriching the learning process of the faculty and students through exposure to community needs, problems, issues and socio-economic as well as cultural practices by way of field-work and out-reach activities. 4 Striving to make educational content relevant to the needs of the learners by way of community feedback, community contacts and discussion with experts. 5 Attending to issues like adult literacy, school drop-outs, non-enrolment, stagnation, child labour, gender discrimination, population education, community health communal harmony, cultural integration, human rights, etc.
Programmes Nature & Duration Eligibility Intake Certificate Course for Grama Panchayat Members and Secretaries
Elected Grama Panchayat Members and Secretaries Min. 40 persons per batch
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Research Projects Sl.No. Title Funding Agency Principal Investigator Co-Investigator Amount Status Research Scholars Sl.No. Name Title of Thesis Research Type Guide
Workshops/Seminars/Conferences organized and Funding Agency : Title Level Year Funding Agency The Role of N.G.O.s in Women Empowerment' at Chitradurga District Community Level April, 2002 DACEEFO Training programme for mid-wives (Native Nurse) in collaboration with District Health & Family Welfare Office, Chitradurga Community Level May, 2002 DACEEFO Training Programme for Continuing Education Preraks in Bhadravathi Taluk Community Level June, 2002 DACEEFO Training Programme for Continuing Education Preraks in Thirthahalli Taluk Community Level July, 2002 DACEEFO Orientation Course for Primary School Teachers of Science and Mathematics in Bhadravathi Rural Community Level September, 2002 DACEEFO Orientation Course for High School Teachers of Science and Mathematics in Shimoga Rural Community Level September, 2002 DACEEFO Training Programme for Continuing Education Preraks in Thirthahalli Taluk Community Level October, 2002 DACEEFO Workshop on "Primary Education, Health and Self-employment" for Elected Members of Grama Panchayat, Holalkere Taluk. Community Level December, 2002 DACEEFO Capacity building training programme for Nodal Preraks in Shimoga District Community Level August, 2003 DACEEFO Workshop for Self-Help Groups in micro credit at Tarikere Community Level August, 2003 DACEEFO Workshop for Self-Help Groups in micro credit? at Hiriyur, Chitradurga Dist., Community Level October, 2003 DACEEFO Capacity Building Training Programme for Nodal Preraks in Chikmagalur District Community Level November, 2003 DACEEFO Workshop for Self-Help Groups in micro credit? at Kuvempu University Community Level November, 2003 DACEEFO Capacity Building Training Programme for Preraks in Chikmagalur District at Jeevana Sandhya, Chikmagalur Community Level November, 2003 DACEEFO Workshop for Self-Help Groups in micro credit', at Channagiri Community Level November, 2003 DACEEFO Workshop for selected women Gram Panchayat Members on ?The role of Panchayat Raj Members in Primary Education, Health, and Continuing Education Programme? in Shimoga District Community Level December, 2003 DACEEFO Training programme on Personality Development and Study Skill University Level April, 2004 DACEEFO Workshop for Community Education Officers on Planning for Conducting Community Education Programme at College level University Level September, 2004 DACEEFO Training for voluntaries in Mini-Literacy Programme at Kadur Taluk. Community Level December, 2004 DACEEFO Training Programme for Volunteers in Mini-literacy Programme in Collaboration with Zilla Saksharata Sameeti, Community Level January, 2005 DACEEFO Personality Development & Study Skill College level February, 2005 DACEEFO Capacity Building Training Programme for Nodal Preraks of Davanagere District Community Level February, 2005 DACEEFO Training Programme for Mini-Literacy Volunteers and Resource Persons (Specific Target Programme) in Collaboration with Zilla Saksharatha Sameeti, Chitradurga at Parashurampura Community Level February, 2005 DACEEFO Workshop was organized for selected group of elected members of Village Panchayats of Chikmagalur and Shimoga District on "Primary Education, Health and Self-employment" Community Level February, 2005 DACEEFO Gender Issues: Critical Perspectives University Level March, 2005 DACEEFO Workshop on Certificate Course for Elected Grama Panchayat Members and Secretaries of Karnataka State Collaboration with Department of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, Government of Karnataka Community Level June 2005 DACEEFO Training programme for conventional midwives at District Training Centre, Chitradurga Community Level January, 2006 DACEEFO Training programme for traditional midwives in collaboration with District Health and Family Welfare Office, Davanagere Community Level March, 2006 DACEEFO Small Savings for Rural Women's, at Doddabathi, Davanagere District Community Level March, 2006 DACEEFO Orientation Training programme on 'Dairying' in Aralihalli Community Level March 2006 DACEEFO Future Expansions/Diversification Plans : 1 Offering Certificate courses in areas beneficial to those who are deprived of formal education. Preparations are under way for starting courses for: i Self Help Group ii Elected Members of Panchayat Raj iii NGOs 2 To undertake research in the field of: i Continuing Education ii Empowerment of Women iii Community Learning Programme 3 To expand Counseling and Career Guidance Cell so that students and the public will benefit. 4 To start E-learning Courses. Placements :
The Guidance and Counseling Cell has been setup in the Department of Adult Continuing Education, Extension and Field Out-reach, Kuvempu University. Students of all Post-Graduate departments have been informed to make use of the Cell. In addition the counselor is also visiting hostels every week.
The Guidance and Counseling Cell is planning to offer training to college teachers to set up similar cell in their respective colleges. A letter to this effect has already been sent to all colleges.
A detailed plan has been prepared to provide necessary information to the students about job opportunities both in private and public sector. A list of experts in this area has been prepared. They will be invited to address the students and help them in their placement. This programme will commence from the beginning of the next academic year.