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Akershus University College visits UNEVOC
On 07 May 2010, representatives of Akershus University College, Lillestrøm, Norway (one of two UNEVOC Centres in Norway), visited the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre to confer with the Officer in Charge about reviving Norwegian activities within the UNEVOC Network with a particular focus on how the Norwegian experience can benefit other UNEVOC Centres.
Ms Marit Stenberg, Head of External Studies and UNEVOC Centre Manager, Mr Johan Houge-Thiis, Project Leader, and Mr Trond Smistad, Assistant Professor (all Akershus University College, Lillestrøm, Norway), as well as Mr Rolf Aslaksrud Kristiansen, Chairman of the Board, European Masters of Skilled Crafts Ltd., also gave a presentation to UNEVOC staff about Akershus University College activities in international (especially North-South-South) cooperation. For example, the school runs an international staff exchange programme, sends out experts to establish vocational degrees (a Master of Technology was recently created in Sudan) and has experience in certifying informal skills.
Presentation of Akershus University College (http://www.unevoc.unesco.org/fileadmin/user_upload/docs/AkerhusRresentationMay2010.pdf) (PDF, 1.3 MB)
Akershus University College in the UNEVOC directory (http://www.unevoc.unesco.org/unevocdir3.php?akt=99&id=429)
Akershus University College website (http://www.hiak.no)