VUSSC partners in action

 

The VUSSC approach can only be successful with the proactive participation of our partner learning institutions. These partnerships are currently active in:

The Bahamas

INSTITUTIONS/ PARTNERS:

The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI)

 

PROJECT:

Building Institutional Capacity to Develop and Deliver Quality Online Education to The Bahamas

 

FOCUS:

Support BTVI to expand access to and ensure the quality of online and blended learning at BTVI.

Belize

INSTITUTIONS/ PARTNERS:

University of Belize

 

PROJECT:

Expanding access and strengthening capacity to deliver online graduate education at the University of Belize

 

FOCUS:

Support University of Belize to deliver Master of Educational Leadership programme.

Botswana

INSTITUTIONS/ PARTNERS:

Open University of Botswana

 

PROJECT:

Programme enhancement – B.Ed. Special and Inclusive Education

 

FOCUS:

Enhance the existing Special and Inclusive degree programme for in-service teachers in Botswana.

Dominica

INSTITUTIONS/ PARTNERS:

Ministry of Education & Human Resource Management

 

PROJECT:

Project complete. Audio clips, Update Upgrade for a More Resilient Dominica available at COL’s OAsis.

Grenada

INSTITUTIONS/ PARTNERS:

Grenada National Accreditation Board

 

PROJECT:

Strengthening and sustaining structures and processes for administration of quality assurance in post-secondary institutions in Grenada

 

FOCUS:

Enhance the quality of educational provision within the tertiary education system through strengthening and sustaining quality assurance.

Guyana

INSTITUTIONS/ PARTNERS:

University of Guyana

 

PROJECT:

Symposium on Boys’ Education

Undergraduate degree in Youth Work

 

FOCUS:

Support the University of Guyana to plan, organise and report on a Symposium on Boys’ Education held on June 28 and 29, 2018. The outputs of the Symposium formed the basis for a Communique and a project design workshop focused on Boys Under-performance in Guyana.

Strengthen staff capacity to deliver the BA in Youth and Community Development as an online and blended degree.

Mauritius

INSTITUTIONS/ PARTNERS:

Global Rainbow Foundation

 

PROJECT:

Technology-Enabled Learning in and for the Community of Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and Practitioners who Support them

 

FOCUS:

Build capacity among practitioners who work with and support the PWD community and members of the PWD community.  Create awareness and build sensitization among companies, government organisations & private sector about inclusion of PWD in the workplace.

Seychelles

INSTITUTIONS/ PARTNERS:

Seychelles Nurses and Midwives Council (SNMC)

 

PROJECT:

Online Continuing Professional Education for Nurses

 

FOCUS:

Increase access to online CPD courses for 600 nurses and midwives, thereby strengthening nursing and midwivery competencies.

Caribbean

INSTITUTIONS/ PARTNERS:

UWI Open Campus

 

PROJECT:

Learning for Sustainable Development –Diploma in Sustainable Agriculture for Small States

 

FOCUS:

Update VUSSC courses in Sustainable Agriculture  and integrate with new UWI OC courses. These courses will be available as OER and will be offered by UWI OC as part of an online modular Continuing Professional Development Diploma programme.

INSTITUTIONS/ PARTNERS:

UWI SALISES

 

PROJECT:

MSc in Development Studies

 

FOCUS:

Expand access to the MSc in Development Studies by converting learning materials for online delivery of the MSc in Development Studies.

INSTITUTIONS/ PARTNERS:

UWI Open Campus

 

PROJECT:

Critical Mas – curriculum development and capacity building to advance digital entrepreneurship in the Caribbean

 

FOCUS:

Support UWI Open Campus to design, develop, pilot and implement competency-based curriculum for online, mobile or blended delivery of courses in the field of digital entrepreneurship suitable for school leavers and undergraduates seeking employment

Pacific

INSTITUTIONS/ PARTNERS:

University of the South Pacific

 

PROJECT:

Legislative Drafting programme scholarship (18 participants)

 

FOCUS:

Promote and enrich national capacities in good governance.

Pan-Commonwealth

INSTITUTIONS/ PARTNERS:

Commonwealth Secretariat, UWI Open Campus and Consortium members

 

PROJECT:

Commonwealth Higher Education Consortium for Youth Work

 

FOCUS:

Professionalise youth work, promote youth development by increasing access to youth work education and training resources.