Has the following agenda as a immediate focus in terms of planned research and action initiative. Higher Education in relation to societal needs will be the main focus. The Centre’s pursuits are grouped under three broad headings, namely.
Research & Development ( R & D)
Activities consisting of group discussions, regular lectures in responses to existing and emerging issues etc.
Dissemination of knowledge, promotional activities, documentation, periodic publication, etc.
Action Plan consists of
Collecting all the relevant documents on Indian educational system including reports of various educational committees and commission.
Basic descriptive data on Indian education from published sources.
Preparation of research project proposals on concrete issues concerning higher education in India for funding consideration by private and public agencies.
Creation of a core group of discuss and monitor the activities of the research wing and to identify certain core areas for research. Creation of a larger group of interested professional who can meaningfully contribute to the furthering of research; debate and finalize a firm stand on important public issues concerning higher education.
With a holistic vision
Centre for Educational and Social Studies(CESS) has been established in Bangalore, India, in response to the existing need for the periodic reassessment, debate and revisions in education within the context of social requirement vis-a-vis concerns of the community. The Centre projects a holistic and universal vision within the framework of Indian social reality. Its central mission is to strive to address critical issues in education and society with an applied, comprehensive and unbiased approach supported by unfailing assessment of facts, exploration and analysis, and the spirit of high quality transformation. From this perspective, appropriate education is regarded as the paramount means to treat social and economic infirmity and ill health confronted by the present Indian society.
Towards building a powerful nation
The Centre for Education and Social Studies is an academic project of Vidyarthi Shikshana Seva Trust (VSS Trust), Bangalore. The Governing Council and the Academic council of the Centre consist of acclaimed academicians, researchers and educationists from different parts of Karnataka State.CESS desires to work with like-minded scholars and institutions in the accomplishment of its objectivities. The Centre invites suggestions, joint academic proposals, meetings and reflections in improving its vision and mission to partner in the comprehensive development of Indian educational and social systems. Blending traditional wisdom and modernity Centre for Educational and Social Studies believes in the need for indepth research on various socio-economic,cultural and governance issues concerning Indian society. Although there is a heightened awareness about our current predicaments and a great deal of debate on the ways and means to solving them, most of it is at the level of common conversation and is not founded in concrete substantiation.