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Haiti - Education : PENDHA and HAITI-SANTE, 17 digital spaces for universities
10/12/2012 08:19:23

Haiti - Education : PENDHA and HAITI-SANTE, 17 digital spaces for universities
Last week, the Embassy of France in Haiti, the Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF), the International Atomic research institutions for Development (AIRD) and the digital university of science and health and sport (UNF3S) have inaugurated in the presence of Michaëlle Jean, UNESCO Special Envoy for Haiti and Vanneur Pierre, Minister of National Education and Vocational Training, 17 digital spaces university of project PENDHA and HAITI-SANTE, now installed in the university institutions of Port-au-Prince and the provinces.

These digital spaces aim to increase the offer of higher education in Haiti in order to maintain the students in Haiti and avoid brain drain, by allowing students and teachers to access to scientific and educational resources on the Internet, to work with students and teachers of 789 French universities and members of the AUF and to follow distance university courses in numerous disciplines.

The 12 Haitian universities designated and members of the CORPUCA, l’ESIH, UniQ, UNIQUA, UNDH, CTPEA, UEH site de Damien, UNICAR, UPAG, UNEPH, UPSAC and UPNCH and are now equipped with digital spaces.

The Université Lumière (UL), the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Justinian of Cap-Haitien, the National School of Nurses of Port-au-Prince (ENIP) and the School of Midwives have Cap-Haitien, the National School of Nurses of Port-au-Prince (ENIP) and the School of Midwives have a digital space installed within the project HAITI-SANTE.

The 12 spaces PENDHA and the 5 spaces HAITI-SANTE have a server room, connected to the Internet, they are equipped with thirty workstations and a video conferencing system of high quality. Most work in energy self-sufficiency through solar panels and a battery system.

Teachers, researchers and students Haitians can get immediate access to online resources of a network of 789 French-language universities in the world, follow university courses remotely through the device of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) deployed by AUF and especially produce digital content for educational purposes.

Less than two years after the installation of the first digital space (March 2011), 150 computer engineers were trained in the installation of IT infrastructure and management of systems and computer networks. The project PENDHA comes also in support to the research by identifying, in conjunction with Haitian partners, the research directions relevant to Haiti, by accompanying and strengthening Haiti research teams supported by teams from the North.

For Bernard Cerquiglini, rector of the AUF, "the project PENDHA represents the most ambitious digital French offers to date [...]"

By strengthening the training system in Haiti, the projects PENDHA and HAITI-SANTE should help to reduce the gap between Haiti and the most advanced countries of the region in higher education.

See also :
https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-3239-haiti-education-inauguration-of-the-digital-space-polyvalent-of-the-inuqua.html

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