School of Education

School of Education

Teachers' Education Resource and Elearning Centre


ďAs a Pacific Centre of Excellence in e-Learning, promote and facilitate e-Learning to Ministries of Education, Pacific Universities, Colleges of Education, principles and head teachers through conferences, visits, discussions (online) and training

To match the call of the USP Strategic plan for innovation, creativity and building capacity in the region, the Centre will be a flexible and techno- centric place where USP partners can learn about e-Learning through use of ICTs. It will be driven by USPís core value of promoting Flexible Lifelong Learning[1].Ē

[1] The ICT and the Knowledge Economy Theme of the Strategic Plan states that :-

The University will play a key role in this area as well as develop a Knowledge Hub and ICT-based pedagogies, making its knowledge creation both a regional resource and a means to developing and enhancing regional capacity to take advantage of the rapidly emerging ICT-based industries and environments.


The following Goals are developed to align with the Priority Areas 4 & 5 of the Strategic Plan (see Appendix 1 & 2)

1)  Conduct training in various technologies to help Pacific Island teachers gain technology literacy, information literacy and an understanding of teaching and learning practices in using ICTs for better learning outcomes

2) All USP student teachers to attend at least two sessions at the Centre each year to explore different technologies and their uses in teaching and learning.

3) Establish remote e-Learning Centres on Campuses where the host country is active in e-Learning

4) Run regional conferences or workshops on e-Learning biannually

5) Advise and work with USP member PICTS in developing and implementing educational ICT policies, strategies and projects.

6) Scope and implement regional e-Learning initiatives to assist the region with e-Learning.

7)  Engage regional and international Education and ICT stakeholders to promote e-Learning in the Pacific

8) Promote the Centre through web sites, list serves, Social Media, conferences, brochures and presentations.

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