Vision & Mission Adu

Program Goal

The Department of AECD will work to produce competent and committed graduates who can contribute to the country’s endeavor for development and transformation by working to help the society to be resilient who is capable of solving societal problems being skillful and lifelong learners.


The objectives of both graduate and undergraduate programs in adult education and community development are to:

  • Train students who can design and apply the principles of adult education and community development to identify and solve societal problems related to the environment, agriculture, health, and teaching.
  • Produce adult education and community development planners and managers who can initiate changes, innovations, and developments by addressing local and regional needs and realities;
  • Produce change agents that can mobilize and involve the local communities and thereby strengthen development endeavors and community relationships;
  • Produce experts, researchers, and consultants who can identify, analyze and find out solutions for existing problems in the area of adult education and lifelong learning
  • Provide advisory services for sectors working with youths and adults;
  • Professionals who design, execute and evaluate need-based short-term training packages to contribute to community development and empowerment;
  • Produce professionals who are responsive and effective in working with and through others as well as capable of making and implementing decisions.

Produce professionals who are able to face the challenges of today’s and tomorrow’s highly complex and competitive environment.