Community Development Department is one of the three academic departments of the Institute established in 2003. Since then providing Advanced Diploma, until 2010 when Bachelor Degree with bias in Community Development was started. Later 2015 it i was changed to Bachelor Degree in Community Development to date. This brings about the prerequisite stage for the institute to become autonomous. Despite its early years of establishment the Department has tremendous achievements so far. The functions of the department are
- To ensure that Community Development Management programmes are conducted in relation to the institute mission and vision.
- To offer long and short courses of Community Development related programmes aimed at strengthening community knowledge and skills on managing community development programmes.
- To conduct researches in the field of Community Development and disseminate and share the best practices.
- To conduct consultancies in Community Development programmes and management to institutions,Non-governmental Organizations and community Society Organizations.
The department has competent staff with good experiences on Community Development Management Programmes as core subject.
OVERALL COURSE OBJECTIVE
Community Development Department is designed to equip students and the mid-career personnel with knowledge and skills in participatory community development programmes to enable them to help communities handle different social programmes and bring about the desired changes for sustainable Development.
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
- To impart knowledge and skills that will enable learners to help communities mobilize the available resources to improve their livelihood.
- To equip learners with Community Development Programmes management knowledge and competencies that will enable them develop capacities for effective and efficiency in Community Development Management Programmes.
- To impart knowledge and skills that will enable learners capacitate communities to assess and analyze problems and opportunities to solve them.
The course is conducted for three academic years (six semesters) consisting of 16 weeks each semester. In the second year of the study, students conduct fieldwork and research, for a total of 16 weeks at the end of which submit dissertations as partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Bachelor Degree in Community Development.
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The minimum entry requirements are based on the standards set by the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE and TCU) as follows
- Form six leavers must have passed secondary school examination (ACSEE) with minimum of 4.5 score.
- Holders of an ordinary diploma in community development should have at least second class or Average B for Non Classified Diploma.
WHY APPLICANTS CHOOSE TICD FOR THIS COURSE?
TICD ARUSHA is a reputable institution with over 50 years experience in capacity building on fields of
community development and related aspects.
Any qualified person aspiring to build a career in Management of Community Development Programmes, District Community Development Officers (DCDOs), Municipal Community Development Officers (MCDOs), Non Government Organizations (NGOs), Students and Communities.
All Applications for Bachelor Degree, Diploma and, Applicants should be done through the TICD website. The links are also available at our website: http://www.cdti.ac.tz.