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IAEA organises Adult Education Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Symposia, Round Tables, Group Discussions, etc., on different aspects of adult education and allied areas in different parts of the country.

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IAEA accords high priority to train the adult education functionaries. Since inception it has been organising training programmes for adult education functionaries and public opinion leaders at various levels.



(May-July, 2017)


International Institute of Adult and Lifelong Education (IIALE) announces three months Certificate Course in Counselling & Guidance. This is an integrated course on lifelong learning to enhance understanding about one’s self and others through empathetic approach.


Course objectives: The first and foremost objective of the course is to help one to understand the self, so that he/she learns to address the issues related to self. The second objective is to develop an ability to understand others with empathy so as to ensure a relatively happy and healthy relationship with family and friends.The third objective is to assist in developing empathetic understanding about one's own social responsibility.The fourth objective is to develop stress management skills to handle the counselling situation effectively.


Hence, the course emphasizes on ability to know and understand 'self', ability to develop empathetic understanding about 'others', learning to create happy and healthy relationship with "friends" and "family", learn to 'listen' to other's story as if your own, effective and complete communication, stress management of individual, group and institution, ability to enhance career planning and practical interaction and learning from the field on social responsibility.


Academic Team: The team consists of senior academicians from universities, practicing professionals on counselling and guidance and development professionals on social responsibility along with the faculty support of Indian Adult Education Association (IAEA) and IIALE.


Core Team Members includes Prof. S.Y Shah, Director, IIALE, Prof. N.K.Chadha, Professor and Chairperson (Research and Doctoral Programme), Manav Rachna International University & former Professor and Head, Psychology Deptt, University of Delhi, Dr. V. Mohankumar, Director, IAEA, Prof. Rajesh, Chairman, SSC College, University of Delhi,          Dr. Priya Bir, Associate Professor, AMV, University of Delhi,  Ms. Meenu Bhargava, Career Counsellor & Director, Karan Consultants, Mr. Sunnel Keswani,  Life Skill Management Professional and Mrs. Kalpana Kaushik, Deputy Director, IAEA.


Dr. Bani Bora: Course Director, Senior Fellow, IIALE.


Duration: This is a three months part-time Certificate Course comprising of 60 sessions. Timings are: 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m., 1.30 p.m. – 3.30 p.m. and 4.30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m. in three separate batches. The Medium of Instruction will be English & Hindi.


Who is eligible to join the course?


  • Young graduates or senior citizens
  • Development/ technical professionals
  • Home makers/mother’s who are eager to learn
  • However, minimum qualification for admission is graduate/pursuing graduate course in any discipline


Course Fee: Rs.5,000/- (which includes Rs.2000/- registration fee (non-refundable), tuition fee, study material and cost of certificate).


Course certificate


The certificate is offered by International Institute of Adult and Lifelong Education which will state that the trainee has actively participated in the Certificate Course in Counselling & Guidance. 


How to apply


Write to the Course Director at banibd@gmail.com  for an appointment for interview. Registration is on.


Course venue:  International Institute of Adult and Lifelong Education, IAEA ,17-B, IP Estate, New Delhi-110 002. 


Website: www.iiale.org , + 91 9971493021 (mobile) 

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Research & Evaluation

IAEA accords high priority to research to strengthen the programmes of adult and lifelong education. It undertakes surveys and research studies on its own as well as in collaboration with other Agencies.

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Programmes Held

A two day National Seminar on Inclusion of Excludes in Education was organised by the Department of Adult and Continuing Education, SV University, Tirupati on March 28- 29, 2011.

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