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Azim Premji University is committed to creating professional development opportunities for government functionaries, teacher educators, teachers and development practitioners. The University offers short-duration courses in domains of education, livelihoods, sustainability and others.

The University’s Continuing Education programs are designed specifically for working professionals, keeping in mind their contexts, nature of current work and time limitations. The classroom pedagogy is designed to be highly interactive, with hands-on activities, discussions, reflection, films, games, simulation and field visits, where appropriate.

Certificates of Participation :
Those who attend and participate in all course sessions and complete assignments and assessments (if any), will be issued Certificates of Participation.

Continuing education programmes in Development

All open-enrolment courses are held at the Azim Premji University campus in Bangalore. Please contact us for scheduled dates and fees for specific courses.

Please click here for course catalogue with description of courses on development topics.

Continuing education programmes in Education

The School has designed and conducted more than hundred programmes over the past few years. Most of these programs have been customised programs designed in line with the needs of the participants, and in collaboration with the governments, our field institutions, external experts and University faculty. Some of the key programmes designed and delivered recently include:

  • Induction programme for District Education Officers (DEOs) of Rajasthan, in collaboration with our Rajasthan state team. Around 80 DEOs attended the programme in two batches, which covered topics important for developing a systemic understanding of education, such as The journey from constitutional values to Right to Education (RTE), Universalisation of education, equity and inclusion, teacher development, quality of education, working at scale and experience sharing by senior government functionaries.
  • Programme for academic faculty of District Institute of Education and Training(DIETs), College of teacher education (CTE), Institute of advanced studies in education(IASE) and State Council of Education research and Training (SCERT) at SCERT Raipur, Chhattisgarh in collaboration with our Chhattisgarh team. The programme focused on perspectives on teacher education.
  • Program for Senior functionaries of Health and Education department od Karnataka State was offered in collaboration with ATI (Administrative Training Institute) Mysore.
  • Workshop on continuous and comprehensive evaluation for Azim Premji Schools, addressing concepts of assessment and evaluation, the process of doing continuous assessment while teaching, principles guiding continuous assessments, and the notions of comprehensiveness within each subject and across school curriculum.

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