Non-Conventional/Non-Formal or Incidental Education

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Image of Non-Conventional/Non-Formal or Incidental Education

Image of Non-Conventional/Non-Formal or Incidental Education

Image of Non-Conventional/Non-Formal or Incidental Education

Image of Non-Conventional/Non-Formal or Incidental Education

Image of Non-Conventional/Non-Formal or Incidental Education

Image of Non-Conventional/Non-Formal or Incidental Education

Image of Non-Conventional/Non-Formal or Incidental Education

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  • Non-conventional education was developed in 1973 by P. H. Coombs and A. Ahmed. Coombs defined it as any organized activity outside the established conventional system

  • It is organized, has clear clients and educational objectives

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  • Characteristics

  • Free atmosphere

  • No fixed curriculum

  • Flexible

  • Cost effective

  • Linked with employment

  • Learner oriented

  • Planned

  • Continuous

  • Complimentary

  • Improve quality

Target Group for Non-Conventional Education

  • Unemployed youth

  • Out of school children

  • Disabled

  • Women and girls

  • SC, ST, minority population

  • Adults

  • Helps to reach hardest of the groups – cope with limited resources, inadequacies of conventional system and economically deprived section.

Objectives

  • awareness through pre-literacy

  • Equal educational opportunities

  • National infrastructure

  • Self-reliance

  • Link to productivity

  • Check school dropouts and provide a learning base to them

  • Develop linguistic skills

  • Functional numeracy

  • Awareness to current issues

  • Expertise in occupation

Types

  • Literacy programs for non-school going children

  • Vocational education, family welfare education

  • Functional literacy for job improvement and self-employment programs

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