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63rd All India Adult Education Conference at Siliguri

The 63rd All India Adult Education Conference will be held at Siliguri from November 27-29, 2018 in collaboration with the Department of Lifelong Learning & Extension, University of North Bengal, Siliguri, Darjeeling. The theme of the conference is Lifelong Learning and Rural Development: National Perspectives in the context of Sustainable Development Goals 2030.

The sub-themes are:

1. Lifelong Learning and Women Empowerment
2. Role of SHGs in Micro Financing
3. Rural Housing Scheme: A Boon for Assured Shelter for Socially/Economically Backward Sections
4. Gram Sadak Yojana: A Route for better Connectivity
5. Role of Panchayats in Village Development
6. Importance of Financial Literacy in Micro Managing Economic Activities
7. Grundtvig and his contribution in the field of Adult Education and Rural Development

For presenting thematic papers submission of Abstract through e-mail directoriaea@gmail.com not exceeding 500 words is on or before August 31, 2018. Full paper through e-mail directoriaea@gmail.com (MS Word, Font - New Times Roman, Font Size – 12, Spacing – one and half) is on or before October 15, 2018.

Registration fee for out station participants (subsidized boarding & lodging and conference kit) is Rs.1000/- (non-refundable). Registration fee for local participants including students and research scholars (for working lunch only & conference kit) is Rs.500/- (non-refundable). Mode of Payment: Through Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Indian Adult Education Association” payable at New Delhi.

All are cordially invited to attend the conference.

Kindly confirm your participation to IAEA by sending your complete postal address with pin code (both personal and official), e-mail ID, telephone number (including STD Code), mobile number through e-mail: iaeadelhi@gmail.com

The demand draft for the registration fee may be sent by post to General Secretary, Indian Adult Education Association, 17-B, Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi – 110 002.

The month of November will be winter and hence, participants attending the conference may come with adequate woolen clothing for proper protection.

->Registration Form for the Conference
->Letter for the delegates of 63rd National Conference

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Indian Adult Education Association – Some Glimpses


This book is authored by Prof. S.Y.Shah and Shri K.C.Choudhary. It is a coffee table publication of 228 pages with a lot of photographs. It has three parts – Part – I: Origin and Organizational Set-up, Part – II: Glimpses of Select Programmes of IAEA which contains 12 sub-heads (Knowledge Sharing: Conferences, Seminars and Workshops, Knowledge Generation: Research & Evaluation, Capacity Building Programmes: Training, Orientation and Short Courses, Extension and Outreach Programmes, Memorial Lectures: Dr. Zakir Husain, Dr. Robby Kidd and Dr. James A. Draper, Literacy Awards and Honours, Advocacy and Networking, International Links, International Institute of Adult and Lifelong Education, Reading Association of India, Amarnath Jha Library and National Documentation Centre and Publications: Books, Journals and Newsletters) and Part – III which contains 7Annexure (List of Past Presidents, Vice Presidents, Secretaries and Treasurers, Album of Key Persons who served IAEA, List of All India Adult Education Conference, List of Evaluation Studies, Recipients of Nehru Literacy Award, Recipients of Tagore Literacy Award and List of Publications).

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