(Greece): UBB’s delegation led by Dr. Sam Rany, Vice-Rector who is representative of H.E. Sieng Emtotim, Rector of UBB and his colleagues have participated in kickoff meeting on “21st Teaching Skills: Teacher Training with Specialization on Life and Information Technology Skills” and First Study Visits on 24-28 February 2020 at the University of Ioannina, Greece. This project is a part of capacity building in Higher Education Institutions and co-funded by the European Commission in amount of one million euros. The 21st teaching skills project will be implemented from 2020 to 2022.
The main objectives of this project are:
1- Improve the quality of higher education and life-long learning
2- Enhance the relevance of education for the labor market
3- Improve the level of competence and skills in the HEIs
4- Enhance the innovation capacities as well as the internationalization of HEIs
5- Promote voluntary convergence with EU developments of curriculum develop emend in the field of education studies in the higher education system
6- Promote people-to-people contacts, intercultural awareness and understanding.
There are 6 partner countries including 3 countries in Asia (Cambodia, China, and India) and 3 countries in Europe (Greece, Lithuania, and Luxemburg). This project will be beneficial to university partners, academic staff, teaching staff, students, trainees, administrative staff, technical staff, and librarians. It is noted that UBB ranked number one in term of capacity building in Higher Education (CBHE Erasmus+) in Cambodia. UBB has received 17 projects between 2015 and 2019.