Bahrain Polytechnic and OTAGO Polytechnic agree to share information, staff

Bahrain Polytechnic and OTAGO Polytechnic agree to share information, staff.

Bahrain Polytechnic and OTAGO Polytechnic recently signed an agreement to share staff, students, academic information and materials.

"We are very pleased to have entered into this formal agreement with Bahrain Polytechnic," OTAGO Polytechnic Chief CEO Phil Ker said. "As institutions we have very similar curriculum goals and values, including internationalization. We have much to learn from each other, and this agreement paves the way for many exciting initiatives."

The agreement will allow the two institutions to trade faculty members and students in order to offer a wider selection of training courses to its students. Faculty members will have the opportunity to work on research projects through this exchange, including joint projects and publications.

The schools will also share a wide variety of materials, including books, scientific publications, study programs, academic projects, course information, conferences and other data.

"As part of our strategic goals, under 'engagement for impact,' the Polytechnic aims to produce graduates that meet the needs of the labor market at local and international levels," Dr. Mohamed Al Aseeri, acting CEO of Bahrain Polytechnic, said. "This will, in turn, contribute to the kingdom's social and economic well-being. Signing with renowned higher educational institutions such as OTAGO Polytechnic gives us the opportunity to take a step forward in meeting Bahrain's 2030 Vision and fulfilling the government action plan 2015-2018."

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Bahrain Polytechnic Isa Town, Central Governorate, Bahrain Isa Town, Central Governorate

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