The Indira Gandhi National Open University's (IGNOU's) School of Extension and Development Studies (SOEDS) offers walk in admissions for its Certificate Programme in Value Education (CPVE) to be offered from January 2012 session in distance mode.
“CPVE has been designed to inculcate the importance of value education in the teaching- learning process among teachers, graduates, NGO's and professionals from the corporate and other sectors of the civil society. This programme has an Activity Component which has to be completed by the learners before the Term End Exam,” said the programme coordinator Dr. Silima Nanda, Deputy Director (ID), IGNOU.
She further says that, “The target group for this course is mainly the teachers (mostly elementary) for integrating values in their transactional process of teaching and learning. It can also be offered to NGO's, Government servants, students, professionals and other workers of the civil society organization.”
The programme is available for anyone with plus two as basic minimum qualification. The minimum time period to complete this programme is six months while maximum is two years.
The course comprises of four theory papers namely, Overview and Perspectives of Values, Social Dynamics and Value Development, Pedagogy of Values and Application and Support Skills. However, two credits are reserved for the activity report.