North Maharashtra University with its deep commitment to the upliftment of the educationally disadvantaged groups has established Institute of Distance Education And Learning (IDEAL) and this may itself be considered as an important expression of this commitment. This Institute was recently honored with the Recognition from Distance Education Council, New Delhi. An important objective of this IDEAL is to create, preserve and disseminate knowledge to all through the Distance Learning System. The IDEAL proposes to offer range of programmes (General, Professional and Liberal) keeping in mind worldwide and local inclination. IDEAL will always try to provide need-based programmes and services to its learners.
DISTANCE EDUCATION :
With a view to widening the horizons of education and Opening the new frontiers of knowledge and democratizing the teaching learning process Distance Education is initiated. Non formal education systems like Open Universities, Open schools, Distance learning or Distance Education systems are introduced to overcome the inadequacies of the traditional and formal education system. Education has to be made accessible to all irrespective of Financial, Social, Psychological and other conditions. In this context, Distance Education has been found an alternative, a boon, and a remedial measure. Distance Education is a term that includes the range of teaching learning strategies described as home study.
North Maharashtra University’s Department Of Distance Education named as Institute Of Distance Education And Learning(IDEAL) Recognized by Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi from August 2010 and this Department fully in run from March 2011 And established various Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs from 2012-2013.
University has started Department of Distance Education. Its Jurisdiction is only for 3 Districts, named Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar and Population in this Districts are Economically week. Major Part is Under Rural Base and Agricultural Base. So many Students Work in Field and Earn Money for Learning. Nandurbar District is Cover 65% Schedule Tribe. It is totally triable area. University has closed down its all kind of ongoing external programmes and converted into Distance Learning Programmes.
An important objective of this University is to create, preserve and disseminate knowledge to all through the Distance Learning System. The University proposes to offer range of programmes (General, Professional and Liberal) keeping in mind worldwide and local inclination. University will always try to provide need-based programmes and services to its learners. Moreover University will take every care for following functions of Open and Distance Learning System to run its programme efficiently through distance mode.
- Programme Development.
- Programme Delivery.
- Student Support Services.
- Evaluation, Declaration of results and to provide certificates and Degree, Diploma to the students in time.
Last Updated:- September 2016