Development of qualIty system through EnerGy efficency cOurses

6 Participating countries:
Start: 15-10-2015 - End: 14-10-2018
Project Reference: 561795-EPP-1-2015-1-IT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP
EC Grant: 991350 EUR

Programme: Erasmus+
Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Action Type: Capacity Building in higher education

Summary

The main objective of DIEGO project is to improve the capacities of n. 6 Universities in Latin America (n.2 in Guatemala, n.1 in Uruguay and n.3 in Argentina) on renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainability, training new experts prepared for the labour market. The overall objectives are:- Improving of the quality and competences of Latin-American HEIs;- Increasing the adoption of new pedagogical approaches based on theoretical, technical and practical activities; - Supporting the adoption of innovative programmes;- Supporting the adoption of ICT for a complete and innovative training;- Improving the International collaboration among HEIs (including credit recognition, mobility, joint training);- Improving the collaboration between Universities and labour market.DIEGO project aims at answering to the growing request of energy in Latin America and the necessity to cover it with clean and sustainable sources. All countries involved in DIEGO have a great potential in term of renewable energy generation. The National Governments are promoting national laws in supporting of RES adoption, mainly of small systems, which can contribute to the reduction of poverty, guaranteeing the electricity also in the remote areas. Countries are asking for local experts and technicians.Main outputs will be:1) A detailed knowledge of beneficiary Universities needs and of market needs; 2) a Manual on common Quality standards, adopted for the elaboration of the new courses on RES and developed by the close collaboration among European experts and Local professors, trained on Bologna Process; 3) n. 6 courses on RES accredited at Latin-American and European HEIs; 4) training materials elaborated and delivered (n. 2 of n. 6 courses also in streaming); 5) at least 120 students trained; 6) Sustainable perspectives explored and verified; 7) Project activities and results disseminated; 8) DIEGO project accomplished in a transparent and effective way.

Results

Results for this project are not yet available. They might become available after the project's end date.

Coordinator

UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI ROMA LA SAPIENZA

PIAZZALE ALDO MORO 5, 00185
ROMA
Extra-Regio NUTS 2
IT

Organisation type: Higher education institution (tertiary level)

Partners

UNIVERSIDAD SAN CARLOS DE GUATEMALA
GUATEMALA
Guatemala
Organisation type: Higher education institution (tertiary level)
UNIVERSIDAD DE LA REPUBLICA
MONTEVIDEO
Uruguay
Organisation type: Higher education institution (tertiary level)
UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE CHILECITO
CHILECITO LA RIOJA
Argentina
Organisation type: Higher education institution (tertiary level)
UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DEL SUR
BAHIA BLANCA
Argentina
Organisation type: Higher education institution (tertiary level)
UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE SAN LUIS
SAN LUIS
Argentina
Organisation type: Higher education institution (tertiary level)
UNIVERSIDAD DE CADIZ
CADIZ
Extra-Regio NUTS 2
Organisation type: Higher education institution (tertiary level)
UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS
NICOSIA
Extra-Regio NUTS 3
Organisation type: Higher education institution (tertiary level)
UNIVERSIDAD RAFAEL LANDIVAR
GUATEMALA
Guatemala
Organisation type: Higher education institution (tertiary level)

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