The British Council, the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, has an excellent opportunity for a UK-based Further Education College or Training Organisation that is looking to build a network and capacity to work globally.

You can now apply for four new British Council-facilitated mentoring partnership opportunities in four countries around the world to run from September 2020 to September 2021. The college clusters to be mentored are in Botswana, Mauritius, Vietnam and Pakistan.

Mentoring partnerships will be facilitated remotely and will focus on the theme of private sector engagement.

Building on a tried-and-tested and highly successful initial mentoring partnership between Hertford Regional College in the UK and colleges in Vietnam, we are delighted to announce four new British Council-facilitated mentoring partnership opportunities in four countries around the world to run from September 2020 to September 2021.

The successful institutions will be matched and partnered with a cluster of four colleges/institutions overseas to provide mentoring support for 12 months. The cluster will produce a joint action plan to work to during this time and complete a self-evaluation report.

The British Council locally and in the UK will provide ongoing advice and guidance throughout the partnership to help facilitate the communications and deliver maximum benefit.
The institutions to be mentored in Botswana, Mauritius, Pakistan and Vietnam are detailed below:

Botswana
1. Baralong Brigade
2. Maun Technical College
3. Selibe Phikwe Technical College
4. Nswazwi Brigade

Mauritius
1. Polytechnics Mauritius
2. Institutes of Technical Education
3. Mauritius Qualifications Authority
4. Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology

Pakistan
1. Construction Technology Training Institute
2. Government College of Technology
3. Karachi tools dyes and moutlds centre
4. Shipyard Training School

Vietnam
1. Hanoi Industrial Vocational College
2. Hue Tourism College (HUETC)
3. Kien Giang Vocational College
4. Korea Vocational Technology College of Bacgiang (VKTECH)

How to apply

Apply now highlighting your experience of delivering mentoring partnerships and particularly your experience of delivering via a remote model. Please include case studies and best practice where applicable. Find out more and apply here.

Deadline for applications:
10 July 2020, 5 pm UK time.

Apply here

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