CatSU receives grant from British council-CHED training program
Category : Internationalization |
Sub Category : Faculty Posted on 2021-05-19 11:25:57
Freddie T. Bernal, CatSU Officer-in-Charge President and Dr. Joseph G. Zafe,
Director Center for International Relations and Continuing Professional
Development Services, show the Certificate of Partnership for the ACT-IHE
Catanduanes State University (CatSU) has been selected as a grantee-participant
for the English-medium education and internationalization training under the ‘Access
and Competitiveness through Internationalization of Higher Education (ACT-IHE)’
Joseph G. Zafe, Director of the CatSU Center for International Relations and
Continuing Professional Development Services (CIRCPDS), said that CatSU is
among the 17 SUCs in the country and the only SUC in the Bicol Region to have
been selected in the said project.
ACT-IHE project is the new flagship program of the British Council in
partnership with the Commission on Higher Education that aims to strengthen the
quality of English as a medium of instruction (EME) in Higher Education
Institutions (HEI), thus strengthening the internationalization-at-home
strategies of the participating institutions.
project will also include online teaching and mentoring component to build the
capacity of HEIs to mainstream blended learning.
the English-medium education (EME) training, Philippine HEIs are expected to
have a strengthened delivery of content in English which reinforces the
internationalization-at-home agenda and become more competitive in the global
setting, an improved human resource capacity in HEIs to mainstream blended
learning, an increased capacity of HEIs to open its doors for
internationalization activities, and increased quality and breadth of HEI
strategies and activities in the Philippines.
ACT-IHE project will run for 1.5 years with key project activities like
UK-provided trainers to train 17 SUCs, cascade training of 17 SUCs to wider
Philippine HEIs, training on internationalization, implementation of SUCs’
internationalization strategies, and policy dialogues.
British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organization
concerned with cultural relations and educational opportunities.#JEPM