Adult and Community Education

Adult and Community Education Department 

  ACE Department
 ADCE Staff
 BACE Programme

Department of Adult and Community Education is one of the three (3) departments that constitute the Faculty of Needs and Rehabilitation of

Kyambogo University. The main aim of the department is to work as a partner with the Government of Uganda in training professionals who can bring about social and economic transformation of our country. This would help in realizing Uganda’s Vision statement which is “A Transformed Ugandan Society from a Peasant to a Modern and Prosperous Country within 30 years”.

Academic programmes offered in the department

There are two academic programmes run by the department and they are accredited by National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) namely:

  • Bachelor of Adult and Community Education (BACE) (Day and Evening)
  • Certificate in Adult and Community Education (CACE) (Evening)

The department is currently developing other new programs yet to be approved by NCHE before they are run. These are:

  • Master of Adult and Community Education
  • Bachelor of Community Innovations and Sustainable Development
  • Diploma in Community Innovations and Sustainable Development
  • Diploma in Adult and Community Education

Development partners and linkages

  • UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning (UIL)
  • German Adult Education Association (dvv)
  • National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE)
  • National Association of Adult Educators (NAEA)
  • Association of Professional Adult Educators in Uganda (APAEU)
  • Education and development Initiatives Uganda (EDI)




Workshop on ”Integrating participatory action research for youth,

adult and community educators in ACE curriculum“ facilitated by

Dr. Christine Glanz Programme Specialist at the UNESCO Institute

for Lifelong Learning organized by ACE on 11th November 2016

at Faculty of Special Needs & Rehabilitation



UNESCO Chair project sensitisation meeting held on 23rd May2017 at 

Faculty of Special Needs Rehabilitation. In attendance were partners

from CSOs: Restless Development; Mentor, Coach & Empower;

Education & Development Initiatives Uganda and Prof. Jacques

Zeelen (UNESCO Chair coordinator, Uganda Chapter)

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