On 16th March ,2016 an MOU, set to run for 3 years was signed in Dakar, Senegal by GESCI’s Chief Executive Officer, Jerome Morrissey and the Chief of Staff Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Guinea (MoHESR), Republic of Guinea, Mme Cherif Zeinab CAMARA.
The signing took place during the ADEA Triennale 2017 on the theme “ Revitalizing Education towards the 2030 Global Agenda and Africa’s Agenda 2063.”
The purpose of this MOU is to capitalize on the strengths of GESCI and MOHESR, Republic of Guinea to jointly develop project/programme proposals and implementation strategies in the areas of ICT integration in Education, leadership for ICT and knowledge society capacity building for senior staff of the ministry, and youth skills development and enterprise.
GESCI and the Ministry of Education and Scientific Research have therefore agreed to :
- Coordinate efforts to achieve goals and objectives attracted by a common agreement ;
- Identify areas and means to integrate Information Communication and Technology and make a significant contribution to the transformation of Higher Education and Scientific Research by developing the skills of Senior officials and managers;
- Mobilize jointly actors and partners National, regional and The initiatives adopted;
- Share and promote good practices between the two Institutions and among others Actors and stakeholders.
GESCI seeks to implement this in line with it’s mission is to strengthen capacity building, strategic as well as offer technical assistance to developing countries in exploiting the enormous potential of digital technologies to improve key features of Education and training in line with the strategic development goals.