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Study visit to the Netherlands NICHE-SSD-162

Studyvisit 28 November-2 December 2016
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N&MC and CINOP The Netherlands initiated a new 4-years project on improved ICT based licensing examination

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (N&MC) of Ghana together with a consortium composed by CINOP Global and Advisory Services (The Netherlands) and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST, Ghana) have initiated a four-year project to strengthen the capacity of N&MC to conduct licensing examination through the use of advanced ICT solutions.

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Mali delegation in the Netherlands

CINOP welcomed a very important delegation from Mali at its headquarters in Den Bosch on the 16th of February 2016. The Secretary General of the ministry of Higher Education of Mali was leading the 10 members strong delegation. A representative of the World Bank in Mali was also involved in this working visit. 
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Democracy in the Netherlands learning experience for Bhutanese

“The way how the Dutch draft regulation and legislation is a good practice for our parliamentary system. The coming months we are going to make an action plan to realize the lessons learned”, says the leader of the delegation from Bhutanese members of the National Council Secretariat during the finalization of the study visit on 29 January 2016. 
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CINOP Global won two NICHE-tenders in Benin early December 2015.

The first one concerns a project oriented to sexual and reproductive health for teachers of secondary schools in Benin (NICHE/BEN/239) and the second tender is about a project aiming at  the strengthening of academic capacities of  lecturers of the National Institute Medico Sanitaire in Cotonou / Benin (NICHE/BEN/267).
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Training of DFP trainee teachers

Since 2011 CINOP Global is responsible for the development and implementation of the training at the Dairy and Food Polytechnic (DFP) in Kharj, Saudi Arabia. The training at DFP lasts for 2 ½ years, including on the job training (internships). The first batch of trainees has graduated in May 2014. Out of all the graduates (about 100) six were selected for further training in the Netherlands, in order to become members of the teaching staff in the future. The teacher training in the Netherlands had two main components: 1) technical upgrading in the specialisations at DFP (animal production and maintenance and repair, and 2) the learning of didactical (teaching) skills. The training will upgrade them from EQF 3 to EQF level 4,
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CINOP builds capacity of nursing and midwifery staff of N&MC

At the 1st of september 2014 the activity of the TMT project in Ghana started. Participants of the training program are management staff of the Nursing and Midwifery Council in Ghana; management of headquarters and from 9 regional offices. Special about this TMT is the fact that it is a blended learning project. Blended learning is not common (yet) in Ghana and therefor a challenge for the participants. Nevertheless, 80% of the participants are active on the electronic learning environment and results of the training are already visible already during daily work at the offices. Please find more information here.
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Learning about livestock in South Sudan

On the 21st of July, 12 students started the 9 months course ‘General Livestock Extension Service Provider’ (GLESP) organised by Marial Lou Livestock Training Centre (MLLTC). Whereas existing training courses of MLLTC focused on animal health only, this training course focuses on animal production. The certificate programme will be accredited in order to have a recognised certificate, giving opportunity to find employment easily or to proceed education. Student Mary Poni Chaplain is grateful to have the chance to join this training programme: “We give thanks for the struggle to realise an educational programme like this. We want to develop our nation and this training is contributing to the wellbeing of the peop
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A thrilling challenge: NICHE/MLI/215

Last August, CINOP Global won the tender of the NICHE/MLI/215 project. Being granted this large higher education governance project was a huge performance considering the fierce competition the tender entailed.
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E-learning program for Nursing and Midwifery Council Ghana

Cooperation between CINOP Global and the Nursing and Midwifery Council in Ghana goes back to 2011. Cooperation has been established from the first start of the NICHE/GHA/102 project (implemented in the Northern region of Ghana) in which the N&MC is a very active and supportive stakeholder. At this moment the Nursing & Midwifery Council staff benefits from a training conducted by CINOP Global.
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Needs analysis for Transport & Logistics education in Colombia

A cup of coffee, clothes made from cotton or a bunch of roses;
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CINOP has won the tender for a new NICHE project at the University of Parakou in Benin.

Founded in 2001 in Parakou, Benin's second city, the University of Parakou (Université de Parakou) is a relatively young university. Since its establishment the university experiences a rapid growth. With less than 1,000 students in 2003, it now has more than 25,000 students in the academic year 2012-2013. 

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First DFP Graduation

In April 2014 the first batch of DFP students has graduated.  They started their training at the Dairy and Food Polytechnic in September 2011. After a basic training program they have specialised in either dairy production, food processing or maintenance and repair. After two years of training, and half a year of on the job training (internship), they are now employed by AlMarai, the largest dairy production and processing firm in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with over 25.000 employees. As reported in previous Newsletters, DFP has been established by CINOP Global in joint cooperation with AlMarai.
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The NICHE/GHA/102 project: report mid-term evaluation

The NICHE/GHA/102 project started September 1st 2011 with the inception phase, there after the implementation period started on February 1st 2012.
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Greenhouse gains: education and food security in South Sudan

CINOP global is active in 2 NUFFIC funded projects in the newest country in the World: South Sudan. Those projects bear many challenges; the accreditation of a new curriculum with the absence of an accreditation body, being stuck in the mud for more than a week, a lack of funds for scholarships and the current tense political situation. Nevertheless we want to have good results, motivated by the tremendous passion of our partners from South Sudan.
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