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MoU Ceremony between UNU and UY1


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On 12 January 2012 the Rector of the University of Yaoundé I Prof. Oumarou Bouba and the Prof. Jakob Rhyner, UNU Vice Rector in Europe signed a Memorandum of Understanding to institutionalize the collaboration in the field of e-learning.

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MoU Ceremony between UNU and UY1

  1. 1. MoU Ceremony between the United Nations University and the University of Yaounde I, Cameroon 12 January 2012 Bonn, Germany
  2. 2. Visit of the University of Yaounde I, Cameroon Bonn, Germany (12 January 2012) Institutional capacities for e-learning Maike Schansker::::: The United Nations University Vice Rectorate in Europe
  3. 3. <ul><li>United Nations University </li></ul><ul><li>– a different university… </li></ul>
  4. 4. UNU – A Global University
  5. 5. B iotechnology and society Local & global governance , regional integration Environment and human security Food and nutrition capacity building Postgraduate fisheries research and development Geothermal research , exploration and development Strategic approaches to sustainable development Global health Software technologies for development Leadership development Sustainability and peace Natural resources management Water, environment and human health Socio-economic impacts of new technologies Development economics UN- Water capacity development Fields of Work Research projects – Capacity Development – Graduate Education
  6. 6. »Science and Technology to Ensure Human Security«. The United Nations University Vice Rectorate in Europe (UNU-ViE) UNU-ViE is active in networking in capacity development, knowledge transfer, and strengthens the institutional development of UNU and its partners.
  7. 7. <ul><li>Promoting innovative learning scenarios </li></ul><ul><li>Acting as a knowledge broker </li></ul><ul><li>Empowering people through skills and competences </li></ul>Education @ UNU in Bonn
  8. 8. <ul><li>The « UNU e-academy » </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Bringing together UNU staff, experts and partners </li></ul>E-Learning @ UNU 26-27 November 2008 UN Campus Bonn, Germany Workshop “ Innovative capacity development through e-learning with a special focus on Africa”
  10. 10. <ul><li>Pooling resources, </li></ul><ul><li>capacity and expertise </li></ul>E-Learning @ UNU Developing a collaborative approach 12-13 October 2009 UN Campus Bonn, Germany
  11. 11. <ul><li>UNU opens up </li></ul><ul><li>- From resources … </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>UNU OpenCourseWare </li></ul>UNU goes Open
  13. 13. <ul><li> </li></ul>UNU goes Open
  14. 14. <ul><li>UNU opens up </li></ul><ul><li>… to open courses </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>OpenED 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Research project & course </li></ul>UNU goes Open
  16. 16. <ul><li>The “OERtest“ project: </li></ul><ul><li>Mainstreaming OER in Higher Education </li></ul>UNU goes Open
  17. 17. <ul><li>Empowering Higher Education </li></ul><ul><li>Institutions in Africa </li></ul>
  18. 18. Supporting the strategic integration of e-learning University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon
  19. 19. <ul><li>“ Challenges and perspectives for e-learning and research development in Cameroon” </li></ul>E-learning training in Cameroon Mobilizing at grass roots level Humboldt Colloquium at Yaoundé I University 2008
  20. 20. <ul><li>Create a strategic approach in line with the U niversity vision </li></ul>Integration of management & academics E-learning training in Cameroon June 2008 Yaoundé, Cameroon
  21. 21. <ul><li>26 and 27 November 2008 in Bonn, Germany </li></ul>„ Peer learning – building alliances and network“ <ul><ul><li>Study Visit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>at UNU-ViE in Bonn, Germany </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Sept – Nov 2008) </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. „ Peer learning – building alliances and network“ Universities 2.0 Series A vision for learning in the 21 st century eLearning Africa 2009 in Dakar, Senegal
  23. 23. Workshop „Integrating E-Learning into Higher Education“ Bringing people together – Conversations that matter 2009
  24. 24. Fact Finding Mission & E-learning training in Cameroon Meeting with the university management 19-23 Oct 2009 Yaoundé, Cameroon Hands-on-practice Training of researchers & setting up a core team for e-learning
  25. 25. Workshop „Sowing the Seeds of Innovation“ Bringing people together – Conversations that matter 27 May 2011 @ eLearning Africa Promoting and integrating innovative e-learning practices in African HEIs
  26. 26. ECBCheck Training: Quality in E-Learning Self-assessment & Peer review June 2011 at ITC-ILO, Turin, Italy
  27. 27. eSchool #1 Introduction to E-Learning Developing a vision and a model for e-learning at the University of Yaoundé I Photo by Tony Carr June 2011
  28. 28. Institutional Cooperation University of Yaoundé I & UNU-ViE Support by the leadership
  29. 29. Content Creation & Peer Review text Online Discussion on Moodle: “ Improving Quality“ September 2011
  30. 30. eSchool 2 Development of course templates December 2011
  31. 31. University of Cape Town, South Africa Free University Berlin, Germany Baden-Würrtemberg Corporate State University, Germany Success factors The power of networks and alliances Kenyatta University, Kenya University Yaoundé I, Yaoundé, CAmeroon
  32. 32. What lies ahead… E-Learning for Integrated Watershed Management <ul><li>Proposal-writing Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>21-25 Nov 2011, Nairobi (Kenya) </li></ul><ul><li>funded by DAAD </li></ul><ul><li>Free University Berlin / Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Kenyatta University, Nairobi / Kenya </li></ul><ul><li>University Yaoundé I, Yaoundé / Cameroon </li></ul><ul><li>University of Cape Town, Cape Town / South Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Baden-Württemberg Corporate State University, Stuttgart / Germany </li></ul>
  33. 33. What lies ahead… The power of networks and alliances EU ACP Science & Technology Programme Proposal ”African Water Knowledge Network” <ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>to enhance decision-making processes among IWM stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>to strengthen the professional capacity of and collaboration between scientists and practitioners in IWM </li></ul><ul><li>to promote and strengthen open exchange of information, sharing knowledge, creating learning opportunities and communication among IWM stakeholders </li></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><li>” Enhancing collaborative research and development capacities of German and Sub-Saharan African partners on IWM” </li></ul><ul><li>Objective: bridging the communication gap between scientists/researchers, practitioners/decision makers and the local population in the field of integrated watershed management </li></ul><ul><li>Partners: </li></ul><ul><li>United Nations University, Bonn / Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Baden-Württemberg Corporate State University, Stuttgart / Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Kenyatta University, Nairobi / Kenya </li></ul><ul><li>University Yaoundé I, Yaoundé / Cameroon </li></ul><ul><li>University of Cape Town, Cape Town / South Africa </li></ul>What lies ahead… E-Learning for Human Security <ul><li>Workshop: “Management of environmental risks and natural disasters -How can e-learning help?” </li></ul><ul><li>Partners: </li></ul><ul><li>National Disaster Management Agency Cameroon </li></ul><ul><li>University of Yaounde I, Cameroon </li></ul>23 – 25 May 2012 (Benin)
  35. 35. Let’s connect! UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY Vice Rectorate In Europe (UNU-ViE) Maike Schansker Hermann-Ehlers-Str. 10 D-53113 Bonn, Germany E-Mail: ::::::::::::::::: [email_address] Corporate website ::::: Blog: :::::::