Partnership

In a bid to provide the best education possible for all, the University of Rwanda- College of Education partners with local and international organizations towards the advancement of education sector. This endeavor will be achievable when partnership is harnessed to ensure mutual collaboration that leads to proper education for the society. The college welcome anyone who is interested and committed to enriching educational experiences for the community. The following are the organizations that are collaboration with the College:

Co-operation between UR-CE and other Institutions (April 2012)

 

Institution
Country
Period
Area of co-operation

Iowa State University of Science and Technology, Ames, Iowa
USA
Effective from 10/29/2009

  • Long-term and short-term exchanges of faculty and staff.
  • Programmes relating to research, teaching, and/or outreach.
  • Exchange of students at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

Kenyatta University  
Kenya
5 years effective from 8/10/2008
 

  • Exchange of faculty members
  • Exchange of students
  • Joint research activities
  • Participation in international seminars and academic meetings
  • Exchange of academic materials and other information
  • Special short-term academic programmes.

University of Antwerp
Belgium
Effective from 29/9/2010

  • Student exchange
  • staff exchange
  • scientific co-operation

University of BUEA
Cameroon
5 years effective from 1/12/2009

  • Joint research activities;
  • Participation in international seminars and academic meetings;
  • Exchange of good practice, academic materials, academic publications and    other information;
  • Exchange of faculty members for research, lectures, discussions and to jointly Supervise postgraduate research, especially at PhD level;
  • Exchange of students for study and research;
  • Promotion of educational opportunities for students of both countries;
  • Special short-term academic programmes
  • Organization of training of trainers programmes in key curriculum areas, such as gender mainstreaming, gender budgeting and auditing.
  • Establishment of short courses to build the capacity of public servants civil society leaders and other professionals aimed at promoting gender equality and women's empowerment in cross-cutting themes ( e.g MGDs, PRSP, good governance democracy knowledge economy, ITC) of interest to both the  Cameroon and   Rwandan governments.
  • Distance and e-learning programs/course

University of South Africa (UNISA)*
Republic of South Africa
Effective from2007
Distance Education

University of Teesside
UK
Effective from 16/5/2007
Establishment of professional police studies

Chongqing Normal University  & The Office of Chinese language Council International  
China
5 years effective from 8/10/2008
Establishment of the Confucius institute at UR-CE with the purpose of providing courses in Chinese language and culture

Amity University
India
5 years effective from 30/6/2009
Tele-education

Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani
India
5 years effective from 2010  
Tele-education

Indira Ghandi National Open University (IGNOU)
India
5 years effective from 2010
Tele-Education

University of Madras,
India
5 years effective from 19/3/2010
  Tele-education

Volkswagen Foundation
Germany
Effective from 2007

  • Joint research activities
  • Implementation of GIS programme in UR-CE

The Open University
UK
3 years effective from May 2008
TESSA (Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa) project. Research and development of  open content teacher training resources

Open University and Consortium of other Higher Learning Institutions and Agencies in  UK  and Africa
UK
9/2005-8/2010
EdQual (Education Quality)project Research on the use of ICT to support Basic Education and is in partnership with 12 schools.

University of Aberdeen
UK
Effective from 2007
Delphe project – Girls into Science and Technology in Rwanda Capacity building of young women to participate in supporting the development process in Rwanda by increasing the number of young women offering applied sciences.

Open University
UK
Effective from 2007
The “Open Door” Project Support for the reproduction of learning materials  

Nottingham University
UK
Effective from 2008
Delphe- Education for Community Cohesion Project:

  • Development of teachers who can employ a range of pedagogies to promote community cohesion in both formal and non-formal educational settings.
  • Enhancement of peace and citizenship education in the two partner countries and in particular explore issues concerning genocide education

Columbia University (& UNICEF)      
USA
Effective from 2005
Child Friendly Schools: Development of an integrated school based model of learning and delivering of essential services for children who are educationally disadvantaged.

Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)
Norway
2009
Support of Master’s Programme in Gender, Culture and Development Studies

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT El PASO (UTEP)
USA
1/1/2010-30/4/2012
Evaluation of Master’s Programme in Gender, Culture and Development Studies

Old Dominion University
USA
4 years renewable Effective from 2/11/2009

  • Joint research activities
  • Participation in international seminars and academic meetings
  • Exchange of academic materials, academic publications and other information
  • Exchange of faculty members for research, lectures, and discussions
  • Exchange of students for study and research
  • Promotion of educational opportunities for students of both countries
  • Special short-tem academic programmes

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
USA
Effective from 2007

  • Open source materials

International Organization for Migration
 
36 months, effective from 2010
Migration for Development in Africa- MIDA Great Lakes project Introduction and use of online learning materials at UR-CE

InWEnt (Internationale Weiterbildung Und Entwicklung)
Germany
Effective from 2009
Training on participatory teaching methods

University of Turin
Italy
5 years effective from the date of signing (4/10/2010)

  • Joint research activities
  • Exchange of academics, researchers, technical-administrative staff, specialists and students
  • Free admittance to the libraries and free access to the research facilities existing in the participating institutions
  • Participation in international seminars and academic meetings
  • Exchange of academic materials academic publications and other information on conditions agreed upon
  • Exchange of faculty members for research, lectures, and discussions
  • Any other kind of co-operation that may prove useful to achieve the joint objectives.

University of Scranton
USA
5 years effective from the date of signing (8/10/ 2010)
Promotion of educational and academic exchanges

Kentalis International foundation (KIF)
Netherlands
Effective from the date of signing (6/12/2010)
Development of the Resource Centre and the teacher training programme for Deaf Education in accordance with the Rwanda National Higher Education Qualification Framework

Catholic Institute of Kabgayi (ICK)
RWANDA
Effective from the date of signing (7/02/2011)

  • Exchange of staff and research scholars
  • Enhance and reinforce the academic competence and skills of the staff of both Institutions
  • Exchange of students
  • Exchange of educational and research materials, publications, and academic information
  • Collaborate in various fields of Education
  • Joint research and meetings for education and research promotion
  • Other academic activities deemed appropriate

University of Western Ontatio(UWO)
Ontario /Canada
5 years effective from May 2011  

  • Exchange of faculty, students, and/or staff

MFKC
Sweden
30/6/2011

  • E-in-service of teachers project

Daegu University
South Korea
 

  • Exchange of faculty and research scholars
  • Exchange of students
  • Exchange of materials in education and research, publications, and academic information
  • Joint research and meetings for education and research
  • Other academic activities deemed appropriate

Victoria University
Australia
5 years effective from Dec2011  

  • Exchanges of information and material
  • Student exchanges
  • Student internships
  • Staff exchanges
  • Joint research
  • Joint service activity

Canterbury Christ Church University
England
3 Yrs effective from 5th August 2011

  • Consultancy and advice
  • Staff placement and/or exchange
  • Joint research

Delhi University
India
18/1/2012

  • Tele-education

Argonne National Laboratory
Chicago/USA
 

  • Joint research

University of Cape Town
South Africa
12/3/2012

  • Joint research

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Chicago /USA
Approved but still under signature process  

  • Faculty exchange
  • Students exchange
  • Global Hope, a curriculum for teachers addressing

MoUs under discussion

Syracuse University
USA
 

  • Library and Information Science programme

Hope Rwanda
Hope Global/ Australia
 

  • Early Childhood

University of Alberta
Canada
 

  • E-learning and instructional technology

University of Portsmouth
UK
 

  • Joint research & Consultancy
  • Faculty exchange
  • Students exchange
  • Etc.