Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
I N T E R N ...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
Setting the ...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
Setting the ...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
The UWI’s In...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
The UWI’s In...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
Trinidad & T...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
7
What has T...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
8
UWI St. Au...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
9
Partnering...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
10
Partnerin...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
11
China Agr...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
12
Partnerin...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
13
Internati...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
14
Partnerin...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
15
Partnerin...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
16
UWI Disco...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
17
The UWI -...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
18
The UWI -...
v
I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e
9
“ …for int...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Bahamas ccem final

12,476 views

Published on

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Bahamas ccem final

  1. 1. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e I N T E R N AT I O N A L I Z AT I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C AT I O N : The UWI Experience 1 9 t h C o n f e r e n c e o f C o m m o n w e a l t h E d u c a t i o n M i n i s t e r s , T h e B a h a m a s , J u n e 2 0 1 5 PROFESSOR CLEMENT K. SANKAT Pro Vice-Chancellor & Campus Principal The University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. Mona, Jamaica Open CampusSt. Augustine, Trinidad Cave Hill, Barbados
  2. 2. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e Setting the Context Internationalization of Higher Education 2  Internationalization of Higher Education is one of the ways a Country responds to the impact of globalization, yet at the same time respects the individuality of the nation.*  Internationalization of Higher Education is the process of integrating an international/intercultural dimension into the teaching, research and service functions of the institution.** * Qiang 2003 | ** Knight 1993
  3. 3. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e Setting the Context Internationalization of Higher Education 3 1. Fostering of human development through understanding and respect across nations 2. Expanding and sustaining avenues for Economic Competitiveness 3. The promotion of Academic Entrepreneurialism 4. Evidence suggests that many citizens are employed by foreign-owned firms 5. The Employee composition of Corporations world-wide will increasingly demonstrate significant national diversity.* * Adapted from Scott 1992
  4. 4. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e The UWI’s Internationalization Agenda 4 UWI’s Vision: “By 2017, the University will be globally recognized as a regionally integrated, innovative, internationally competitive university, deeply rooted in all aspects of Caribbean development and committed to serving the diverse people of the region and beyond” ‘Internationalization’ is one of six strategic perspectives of the 2012 – 2017 Strategic Plan of The University of the West Indies.
  5. 5. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e The UWI’s Internationalization Agenda Caribbean Impact - Global Reach 5
  6. 6. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e Trinidad & Tobago – A Fusion of Culture & Resources 6 6
  7. 7. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e 7 What has The UWI been doing to ‘Internationalize’?  Institutional Partnerships  New Programmes  Student Mobility both ways  Staff Recruitment  Research Partnerships  Quality & Accreditation  External Examinations  Co-Supervision  Study/Travel Grant & Institutional Visit Allowances  Establishment of the Centre for Language Learning (CLL)  Establishment of the Diplomatic Academy  Visiting Professors  The ACS Initiative – Special Tuition Fees  Established 3 International Offices  International Visibility US President Barak Obama visits UWI Mona Campus – April 2015 UN Secretary General to visit UWI Cave Hill Campus in July 2015 China President, HE Xi Jinping with Prime Minister of T&T, Hon Kamla Persad-Bissessar oversee MOU signing between UWI St. Augustine & Hanban, China in Trinidad – June 2013
  8. 8. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e 8 UWI St. Augustine – International Success Stories MOU signing with IADB Representative Principal gives gift to Hanban Director General, Madam Xu Lin Principal signs MOU with former President of Trinity College Giving gift to Governor General of Canada Principal speaks to Prince Charles of the UK Visit of the wife of the President of Japan
  9. 9. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e 9 Partnering with India Professors for Capacity Dev. & Cultural Understanding UWI delegation visits the National University of Educational Planning & Administration, New Dehli, India - 2012 Historic MOU Signing 2012 – in the presence of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar and the Prime Minister of India, Dr. the Hon. Manmohan Singh UWI STA welcomed 3 Chairs from India – February 2013 3 Indian Professors at UWI St. Augustine 1. Chair in Ayurvedic Medicine 2. Chair in Indian History 3. Chair in Hindi
  10. 10. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e 10 Partnering with China - Confucius Institute Deepening Language & Cultural Ties Principal Sankat & Madam Xu Lin sign MOU for the establishment of the Confucius Institute – June 2013 Launch of the Confucius Institute – October 2013 Confucius Institute 10th Anniversary Celebrations in Port-of-Spain – September 2014 Confucius Institute at UWI STAConfucius Institute Beautiful China Exhibition – Feb. 2014 Confucius Institute Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Exhibition – September 2014
  11. 11. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e 11 China Agricultural University & UWI St. Augustine Campus – A Unique Synergy The China Agricultural University is the most important university in agriculture and nutritional sciences in China. CAU Motto: To Relieve the Miseries of the Masses & Cultivate the Talents of the Nation 解民生之多艰,育天下之英才 The UWI St. Augustine Campus is the premier university in the English- speaking Caribbean and hosts the Faculty of Food and Agriculture. It was formerly the Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture (ICTA) established by the British Government
  12. 12. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e 12 Partnering with China - China Agricultural University Technical Cooperation for Capacity Dev. in Agriculture Visit of China Agricultural University (CAU) to UWI St. Augustine - September, 2013 Principal Sankat visits China as part of T&T Prime Minister’s Official Delegation – Historic Signing of MOUs to implement work on the Agricultural Innovation Park – East Campus, Orange Grove - Feb. 2014 Agricultural Innovation Park – East Campus Orange Grove – Bringing Agriculture alive
  13. 13. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e 13 International Partnerships -Programmatic Areas Building Quality & Capacity UWI-International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES)-FIFA – Sport Management Programmes - March, 2009 UWI-ROYTEC/University of New Brunswick Graduation Ceremony – November, 2014 Launch of MSc in Renewable Energy with University of Flensburg and Flensburg University of Applied Sciences - September, 2013 Launch of Joint MSc in Sustainable Development - University Consortium for Small Island States (UCSIS), Samoa - October 2014
  14. 14. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e 14 Partnering with Trinity College, Hartford Connecticut “Trinity House” on UWI St. Augustine Campus Visit of the former President of Trinity College Hartford, Connecticut and Team, to The UWI STA Campus, 2012 Visit of the current President of Trinity College for the Sod Turning Ceremony for The UWI-Trinity House – An Historic Occasion – April 2015
  15. 15. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e 15 Partnering with the EU, ACP & Canada Student & Faculty Mobility Schemes CARPIMS Caribbean-Pacific Island Mobility Scheme SCHOLARSHIPS Discover a New World View The UWI was selected to manage the approximately €2 million of funding from the European Union under its Intra ACP Mobility Scheme, which is designed to facilitate the movement of Masters and PhD students and staff between a consortium of six universities from the Caribbean and Pacific regions. Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarships Program Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP) Principal meets with Caribbean–Pacific Island Mobility Scheme Scholarship (CARPIMS) students Principal meets with University of Vienna, Austria students
  16. 16. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e 16 UWI Discovers – Study Tours Promoting Intercultural Perspectives UWI Discovers Team at Escadaria Selaron – World Famous Tiled Steps Brazil - 2013 UWI Discovers Team at the Taj Mahal India - 2012
  17. 17. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e 17 The UWI - Engaging the Multilaterals for Capacity Dev. The European Union The Commonwealth The Organization of American States The Inter-American Development Bank The Association of Caribbean States The World Bank International Development Research Centre Caribbean Development Bank
  18. 18. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e 18 The UWI - Engaging the World Around Us Engaging University of Havana, Cuba Engaging St. Andrews University, Scotland Engaging BrazilEngaging USP, Fiji Engaging Makarere University, Uganda
  19. 19. v I N T E R N A T I O N A L I Z A T I O N O F H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N : T h e U W I E x p e r i e n c e 9 “ …for internationalization to be successful it must be based on a leadership ethos that is centered on active engagement and support for such an institutional thrust. Leaders must connect and open doors; this must be followed by prioritization and action. Casual relationships hardly bring success….” 19 “the success of any university in the 21st century depends on its ability to forge strategic alliances with global international partners” Thank You!

×