Open Educational Resources (OER) supports a growing sense of community that overcomes cultural, physical and economic barriers. The use of OER has been a process of giving and passing on skills and knowledge for development through education. VUSSC presents its model of OER development through collaboration.
The Transnational Qualifications Framework (TQF) is a reference system which link national qualifications systems and frameworks in different small states together. It functions as a translation device making qualifications more readable, which in turn, will help learners and workers that move between countries or change jobs.
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The VUSSC provides some of the world’s smallest countries with stronger economic opportunities through skilled human resources and improved access to quality education.
As a geography teacher in Samoa, climate change isn't just a distant headline. It's rising tides lapping at our shores, changing weather patterns disrupting our crops, and the ever-present threat of cyclones wreaking havoc on our islands. So, when I stumbled upon the "Climate Literacy" course, it felt like finding a life raft in a stormy ocean. The course was a revelation. It wasn't just a dry academic exercise; it was a vibrant tapestry woven with scientific data and compelling case studies tools. It filled the gaps in my own knowledge, deepening my understanding of the complex web of factors driving climate change.
“…it’s really important for the Global Rainbow Foundation because it’s opening new perspectives and we’re getting to see how technologies can be used as enablers for education to address issues like inclusion, adaptability, diversity and access. Because there are so many things that were impossible before but are now possible due to technology. We have to tap into all the minds, all the abilities, all the diversity in support of our future…”
“The legislative drafting program…has assisted me in criminal prosecutions, legal advice, legal drafting and legal analysis works, allowing me to interpret and analyze the laws differently and in a manner that I never did before. It’s been an eye-opener for myself…”
“Professionally, the Masters in Educational Leadership programme is shaping the leaders we are and providing formal training for any leadership role we might assume in the near future. We are equipped with more insight into the future of education initiatives for Belize and this allows us, as education leaders, to effect the changes needed. We are aware of how much progress we need in order to compete globally.”