Enhancing quality and internationalisation of education in water and sanitation

  • Institutional Strengthening
  • 101.016 project budget
  • Nov 2016 - Oct 2019
  • Partners: Institut National de l’Eau (INE), Université Abomey-Calavi (UAC), Bénin
  • Donor: Stichting IHE Delft
  • Donor Programme: DGIS - UNESCO-IHE Programmatic Coorperation II
Sub-Saharan Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa

Equal access to education and research at the National Water Institute (INE) in Bénin is an important issue that needs to be addressed by taking gender and diversity into account. This 3 year project addresses these needs of the National Water Institute by: (1) evaluating recommendations of previous capacity development projects (2) evaluating the implementation of these recommendations at INE and addressing the gaps (3) providing a didactic training to junior and senior staff of the four MSc programmes, taking into account gender and diversity (4) educating staff in academic English and mainstreaming academic English in education, and (5) development of a roadmap towards the implementation of a joint MSc programme on Adaptive Delta Planning and Management, taking into account the needs of the public and private sector at the local regional and international level.

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