Continuous Education

Continuing education is defined as the education that comes after formal education, and is based on self-initiative and facing challenges, and is based on the principle of lifelong learning, in which a person learns a set of new skills and knowledge and develops the skills that individuals have in a particular field. Full capabilities, self-realization, and maintaining the individual's desire to acquire new knowledge outside the formal education system and thus his contribution to the success of the working life of individuals. Continuing Education Features: Continuing education is based on a number of characteristics that made it of utmost importance to distinguish it and enhance its position. These characteristics revolve around five pillars: Holistic or holistic: This means that it includes all stages of humankind from cradle to grave, and all types of formal and informal learning. Integration: It means the integration of all sources of knowledge from the home, community, school, training centers and others. Flexibility: What is in line with the changes and requirements of the era? How does he know? And he didn't know? Believes in the need for change to exist in the first place. Democracy: Emphasizes the right of all people to education regardless of economic, social, cultural and mental differences. Education is for all. Self-realization: that is, this education seeks to be a self-actualizer and developer to live a life in harmony with what is imposed by society and the age, to adapt to the surrounding factors and open the way for creativity, and all of this is ultimately reflected in an advanced and developed society according to the progress and development of its members. Continuing Education Unit at the College of Agriculture: The Continuing Education Unit constitutes the point of contact between the university and the community. The unit identifies the training needs of the community and works to meet them through specialized training programs as well as programs to qualify professionals to obtain international practical and professional certificates. It thus helps the community to benefit from the resources, capabilities and expertise available at the university. Since the establishment of the Continuing Education Unit in the college, it has been contributing to the provision of its educational and training services according to carefully designed programmes, workshops and seminars in cooperation with the Deanship of the College, its assistants and scientific departments to support all faculty members and employees with continuous professional development programs and activities that meet their needs to achieve a high level of quality. The unit earned the good reputation and gained the confidence of the trainees, and this explains the increase in their numbers year after year. Therefore, the Deanship of the College of Agriculture played a major role in supporting the Continuing Education Unit of the College, through the permanent and periodic follow-up of the activities of the Continuing Education Unit, including conferences, seminars, training courses and workshops, and its contribution to offering training plans that develop career paths to work towards achieving the college’s goals, with its great keenness to The participation of faculty members and staff members of the college in the targeted training courses held by the continuing education units in all state institutions, believing in the importance of continuing education in developing the necessary scientific knowledge and spreading awareness of what is new for all workers in various fields to provide qualified cadres and thus its role in meeting the needs of society advance it. Vision : 1. That the Continuing Education Unit in the college occupies the forefront in the field of development and continuing education among other units in the university.