Camosun offers two delivery modes to meet the needs of international clients: in Canada, on one of our campuses in Victoria, or on-site at the partner’s location. We work with local and global partners to build our clients’ capacity in Competency-Based Education and Training (CBET), focusing on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).
Where we work
Camosun International manages short-term customized programs to multi-year projects. We are active in a number of countries.
Camosun has worked with Baotou Vocational Training College in Inner Mongolia, China, to support pedagogy and teacher training through Instructional Skills Workshops and facilitator development programs.
Seneca College and Camosun are the Aga Khan Foundation Canada’s technical partners for the Aswan Skills Development Program (ASDP) in Egypt. Key stakeholders and funders include the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN Egypt), Egypt’s Ministry of Manpower and Immigration, and Global Affairs Canada. As part of the ASDP, Camosun is: advising AKDN Egypt on TVET equipment and classroom tools; training electrical instructors in competency-based education; and developing electrical training modules, including specialty components to meet the needs of the burgeoning solar energy industry in southern Egypt.
Camosun is working with the World University Service of Canada (WUSC) on an initiative aimed at improving women's economic empowerment in Jordan. With the support of Global Affairs Canada, “Women’s Economic Linkages and Employment Development (WE LEAD),” will help remove the barriers that prevent women from accessing fulfilling careers in Jordan’s growing healthcare sector. Camosun, a member of WUSC's Canadian post-secondary education network, is supporting curriculum development for three Vocational Training Centres to deliver new programming in Health Care Support.
Lodwar Vocational Training Centre
Camosun collaborated with College of the Rockies to train teachers at Lodwar Vocational Training Centre (Turkana County) in Electrical, Plumbing and instructional techniques. This initiative was funded by the Lundin Foundation.
Kenya Education for Employment Program (KEFEP)
Camosun is part of the Kenya Education for Employment Program (KEFEP), as the lead institutional partner with Kenya Coast National Polytechnic to support new skills training in Electrical and Hospitality Management in partnership with Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC). In addition, Camosun is supporting NSCC in their partnership with Kenya's University and College Central Placement Service.
Read more about Camosun's involvement with KEFEP:
- Camosun leads unique partnership in Kenya (Media release, February 28, 2018)
- Camosun's partnership project in Kenya promotes hands-on learning (Media release, May 12, 2018)
Camosun is working alongside Seneca College and the Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland to provide leadership training to a number of institutions aiming to improve their management of vocational education as part of the STEM program. This is a three-year program funded by Global Affairs Canada through Colleges and Institutes Canada.
Camosun is part of the Panama Bilingüe program, an initiative funded by Panama's Ministry of Education to strengthen teaching methodologies and to enhance the language skills of Panamanians teaching English as a Second Language.
Camosun is working with Arusha Technical College to develop a Diploma in Pipe Works, Oil and Gas Engineering. Improving Skills Training for Employment Program (ISTEP) is a three-year partnership funded by Global Affairs Canada through Colleges and Institutes Canada. Camosun also partnered with College of the Rockies to support their TVET leadership and heavy duty mechanical work with Mwanza Regional Vocational Training and Service Centre.