SPU Dumaguete Inks Memorandum of Understanding with NorQuest College, Canada

FEB 19

SPU Dumaguete Inks Memorandum of Understanding with NorQuest College, Canada

SPUD - St. Paul University Dumaguete has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NorQuest College, Canada, to foster a collaborative academic relationship. This partnership is particularly beneficial for students, faculty, and the academic community within the fields of BS Nursing and the Graduate School's Master of Arts in Nursing, and Master of Science in Nursing.

This collaboration will provide numerous opportunities for growth and development in nursing education, such as:
Student Exchange: Both institutions will facilitate the exchange of students, enabling them to participate in study intensives and learning institutes, thereby promoting cultural understanding and international education.
Faculty Exchange: The MoU encourages a bi-directional exchange of faculty members, providing opportunities for professional development, training, and visiting scholar positions, which will enrich the academic experience for all parties involved.
Joint Educational Projects: St. Paul University Dumaguete and NorQuest College will collaborate on implementing and evaluating joint educational projects, ensuring a shared vision and expertise in their educational offerings.
International Learning Initiatives: The institutions will host various international learning initiatives for students, faculty, practitioners, leaders, and researchers, fostering a global perspective and enhancing professional growth.
Internationally Educated Nurses: The MoU outlines the hosting of Internationally Educated Nurses for continuing professional practice development and practice exposures, providing valuable opportunities for these professionals.
Collaboration in Training Bases: The two colleges will explore collaboration in international training bases, such as clinical and simulation labs, further enhancing their educational offerings.
Curriculum Development and Delivery: The institutions will explore opportunities related to curriculum design, development, delivery, licensing, purchase, and adaptation, including online and hybrid programs and courses.
Joint Cultural Activities: The MoU emphasizes the implementation of joint activities regarding various kinds of culture and education, promoting mutual understanding and respect.
Expert Visits: Both colleges will explore opportunities to invite relevant experts to visit and participate in domestic and international conferences, fostering knowledge exchange and networking.
Program Bridging Opportunities: The MoU aims to explore program bridging opportunities for Filipino students interested in advancing their education in Canada, ensuring a smooth transition and continued academic success.

By fostering this strong partnership, St. Paul University Dumaguete and NorQuest College will significantly contribute to the growth and development of nursing education, ultimately benefiting students, faculty, and the broader academic community.