International Collaboration Projects

NLA University College is involved in several international project. Here is an overview of some of them: 


Title   Building capacity for a changing media environment in Uganda
 Partner institutions  Uganda Christian University, Uganda

 University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

 Project period  2013-2018
 NLA's role  Partner
 Funding  The Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED) 


Title   Training teacher trainers in Early Childhood Education
 Partner institutions  Early Childhood Education Centre, Nepal

 Kathmanadu University, Nepal

 Project period  2008-2014
 NLA's role  Partner
 Synopsis  Nepal lacks pre-school teachers and ECEC is accommodating this need by offering pre-school education. NLA is supporting this initiative by involving in curriculum development, and having a special emphasis on the pre-school teacher trainers. NLA is offering credit courses and mentoring to the teacher trainers, they also have the possibility to be involved in research projects. Through these capacity building activities, the trainers grow and the training programs they offer develops accordingly.


Title  Learning Tools and Methods 
 Partner institutions  International University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan
 Project period  2011-2014
 NLA's role  Project coordinator
 Funding  Eurasia grant
 Synopsis  The collaboration project focuses on introducing new teaching tools and methods. The project aim towards introducing and implementing e-learning, train faculty in didactics, develop curriculum together, introduce gender issues in the curriculum and a special focus on recruting females from minority groups to higher education.


 Title  Culture, Child Development and Education: Play and Learning in the US and Norway
 Partner institutions  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
 Project period  2013-2014
 NLA's role  Project Coordinator
 Funding  North America Project Grant
 Synopsis  The pre-school education is different in Norway and the US. This project gives American and Norwegian pre-school teacher students an opportunity for intercultural learning through meeting, sharing and comparing experiences. American students will as part of their program at UNC visit NLA and get an insight into the Norwegian way of understanding upbringing and pre-school education, as well as getting field experience in local pre-schools.