[www.inewsguyana.com] – The University of Trinidad & Tobago and the Art Williams & Harry Wendt Aeronautical Engineering School signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishing substantial cooperation aimed at the two schools pursuing a “mutually beneficial educational and research relationship for the development and growth of the local and regional aviation sector”.
The MOU agreed “to promote advancement in the quality of aviation education and competency development delivered to students through collaborative activities, learning and exchanges among faculty, students and staff, the sharing of equipment and laboratory facilities and the development of a framework for articulation between the Programmes of the respective parties”.
The two organisations agreed to promote mutually beneficial activities in the areas of human resource development in the aviation sector and to work together towards the globalization of higher education.
The MOU commits the UTT and the AW&HWAES “to the establishment of various types of cooperative programmes; student and/or faculty exchange, joint programme development, joint marketing and promotion in the Caribbean, curriculum design, joint research, and any other activity deemed to be beneficial to both institutions”.
UTT and the Engineering School headquartered at Ogle Airport and owned and operated by the Aircraft Owners Association of Guyana (AOAG), will enter into separate agreements to establish the delivery of training with MOUs signed for each programme to be offered. The UTT plans to start training for the Ab-Initio Programme offered by the Engineering School in September this year in Trinidad & Tobago.