Capacity building – Nesta

Capacity building – Nesta

We are very happy that OCTA Innovation made agreement to share and to use extensive very high level quality existing learning material produced by Nesta and their subcontractors including several UK top universities. Nesta is a global innovation foundation based in London, backing new ideas to tackle the big challenges of our time. Nesta is focusing on Invention & Innovation, Fellowship and Education.

Knowledge-sharing is highly useful to enhance our innovation policies and fine-tuning optimal innovation policy instruments.

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Free online course “Sustainable Energy for SIDS”

Free online course “Sustainable Energy for SIDS”

The Centre of Excellence for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States, a UNDP initiative based on Aruba, in collaboration with Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, and the Hamburg Open Online University, offer a unique online learning course. The course “Sustainable Energy for SIDS” (5th February to 11th March 2018) addresses energy access, security and efficiency in SIDS.

More information.

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‘Sustainable Caribbean’ tastes like more!

‘Sustainable Caribbean’ tastes like more!

“Sustainable Caribbean”, a meeting on sustainability in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom.

Around forty students and fifteen other guests came on January 12th 2018 to the ‘Sustainable Caribbean’ meet-up, an initiative of WeConnect Foundation in collaboration with Wageningen University & Research.

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More information in the Press Release.

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OCTA Innovation Issue 30/ 2017 – Actualités

OCTA Innovation Issue 30/ 2017 – Actualités

Le système d’apprentissage mixte à trois piliers a été développé par OCTA Innovation pour permettre le renforcement des compétences dans les PTOM. L’éducation et le renforcement des compétences sont essentiels pour progresser dans la promotion de l’innovation dans l’économie, ce qui permet une croissance durable et des perspectives accrues pour la société. L’apprentissage mixte à trois piliers a été conçu comme un système d’éducation qui favorise le renforcement des compétences en utilisant l’apprentissage en face-à-face (présentiel), l’apprentissage en faisant et l’apprentissage à distance.

En faisant de l’innovation un des leviers du développement économique et social, la Nouvelle-Calédonie dirigée par le Président Philippe Germain est un territoire exemplaire en matière d’éducation et de coopération régionale. Un des exemples est la coopération avec le Vanuatu mise en place par les acteurs de l’Université de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Suite à la mission d’OCTA Innovation en Nouvelle-Calédonie au mois d’octobre dernier avec plusieurs réunions avec le Président Philippe Germain et avec différentes parties prenantes, dont le Professeur Jean-Marc Boyer de l’Université de Nouvelle-Calédonie, nous sommes heureux de continuer notre collaboration avec le Professeur Jean-Marie Fotsing qui vient pour la deuxième fois à Bruxelles.
La mise en oeuvre de l’apprentissage mixte à trois piliers, système innovant d’éducation, se concrétise et avance.

Lire la lettre d’actualités.

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OCTA Innovation Issue 29/ 2017 – Three Pillars Blended Learning

OCTA Innovation Issue 29/ 2017 – Three Pillars Blended Learning

OCTA Innovation has developed the OCTA Innovation Studies, aimed at facilitating the process of learning and knowledge sharing, which is good capacity building tool for the Overseas Countries and Territories. These studies are designed to assist in the development of systemic innovation for innovation directors and also other key innovation stakeholders, primarily members of innovation council.

The structure of the studies uses a combination of face-to-face education, learning-by-doing as well as distance/online learning, with an emphasis on independent and self-reflective learning, supported by the OCTA Innovation project.

This is a unique opportunity to learn more about the importance of innovation and knowledge sharing, and we invite you to apply and take part in these studies, which gives recognition to already executed and ongoing activities on the OCTA Innovation project, and upon completion of the Studies, you receive the Innovation Expert Diploma. I am proud to be one of the actors in fine-tuning our Innovation Expert Diploma Study, Jessica Tongue, Assistand Head of Studies.

Read the newsletter.

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Online Learning

Online Learning

OCTA Innovation is currently working on further advancing the OCTA Innovation Studies, by developing:

  • Webinars – to enhance current use of skype and try the audio-visual distance online communication to extend for a larger number of participants in one OCT. The target audience is 20-25 participants, working especially on trainings in innovation such as InnoLab, startups, incubators, accelerators, business and marketing, use of social networks for business development
  • Podcasts – These already exist, however mission is to enhance both on the OCTA Innovation youtube channel and the current e-learning modules, especially multiplying examples and news of implementing innovation in different areas of economy
  • Mobile-friendly CMS – which allows for mobile friendly learning without need of using a specific application. This will further enhance the concept of the Three Pillars Blended Learning system by giving an additional component and quality. It will further make the system more user-friendly and result in higher engagement of the students
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