Training at the Academy campus
The Academy has set the platform for various programmes. They include the mandatory induction training for munsiff-magistrates, orientation programme for direct recruit district judges and in-service programmes for serving judicial officers. Continuing judicial education plays a vital role in helping the district judiciary to share their experiences, gain knowledge and update and sensitise themselves to the fast-changing social needs.
Induction Training for Munsiff-Magistrates
Orientation training for District Judges (direct recruits)
The Academy conducts orientation training for the newly recruited district judges for two months soon after they assume their office.
Refresher courses for members of district judiciary
The Hon’ble Mr Justice S. Manikumar, the Chief Justice, High Court of Kerala has proposed a mentorship programme for the newly recruited Munsiff-Magistrates. The Kerala Judicial Academy is entrusted with the implementation of the programme. The role of the Academy is to formulate the strategy and methodology to be followed. Accordingly, the Academy has prepared a document titled ‘TheJudicial Mentoring Manualis’. The document has been approved by the Board of Governors of the Academy and its Patron-in-Chief, the Hon’ble the Chief Justice. The programme is implemented w.e.f. 01.01.2021.
Judicial Officers e-Learning (JOeL)
The programme shall be known as Judicial Officers E-Learning programme (JOeL). There will be various levels in the JOeL, which shall be named as mentioned at appropriate places.
Exchange and other programmes
Lawyers, non-judicial officers, and other stakeholders
The Academy imparts legal education to lawyers and Non-judicial Officers as well. Induction training and in-service courses are conducted in the Academy for the Principal Counsellors of Family Courts. The academy holds different special programmes for the officers of the High Court. The academy holds different special programmes for the officers of the High Court.